• Sabata
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    23 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation itself was fine but going Monday through Friday for 33 sessions was disruptive to my daily routine. Especially having to ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sabata
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    23 days ago
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    To start Chemo or skip and go onto Radiation.

    Decision Point

    Chemo did not agree with me. Two out of four treatments completed with side effects while being administered and went to the hospit...

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  1. 23 days ago
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    Mouth sores

    Side Effects

    Minimal n&v, diarrhea+++, mood changes like I was PSMing, mouth sores+++

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  2. 23 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still have 2 open spots on my incision after 6 weeks and a heat rash on top of my stomach and itches intensively.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sara80
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    24 days ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Lupron is awful

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • gtmom
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    24 days ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    At first I was sure I’d choose a mastectomy (double) because I just didn’t want to always be afraid of cancer returning. Now after s...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. 24 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished treatment. Metallic taste gone. Taste returned. PEG tube out. Eating normally. Burns healed and skin itching ceased. Only ...

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  4. 24 days ago
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    Skin changes

    Side Effects

    Nausea, radiation burns, loss of taste, metallic taste, minimal hair loss, sore throat

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  5. 24 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oh, the nausea! Horrible. Cisplatin. Did not like it!

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  6. 24 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The worst side effects occurred at about 2 weeks after treatments ended. I made it through 30 treatments and am back to eating every...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. 24 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a 13 hour surgery that involved a partial glossectomy, tongue reconstruction from arm flap, insertion of PEG tube and a Trach...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Willowy
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in si...
    24 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Fatigue and rib pain continue

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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