1. about 1 year ago
    dianeKaspari's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Getting a port was a very good decision. My husband's first two chemo treatments were infused through arm veins, which hardened so...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. about 1 year ago
    dianeKaspari's Avatar

    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    This is not about me, as I am the wife/caregiver. My husband's side effects include most listed. However, I am only able to list o...

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  3. about 1 year ago
    dianeKaspari's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband has been receiving 21-day chemo therapy (R-CHOP), immunotherapy, prednisone, medicine for low white-cell blood count and ...

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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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  4. about 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Husband found lump on left neck was getting larger. Initial biopsy showed malignant non-hodgkins lymphoma. My husband has had no m...

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    • Joan1
    • Experience with Undifferentiated Carcino...
    about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery on 8/7 to remove residual cancer and parotid gland, two other salivary glands on the right side and the facial nerve. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Susan50
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Me and my 3 children went to first appt. I was in complete shock for all of us.

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    • goodtimes
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Not ...
    about 1 year ago
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    Biopsy

    Decision Point

    I will have a core needle Biopsy but not a tissue as I do not want any treatment except lumpectomy as i have an immune disorder and ...

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    • Barefoot
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    about 1 year ago
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    endoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    one surgeon say it's gone now....another says, "Not so fast!"

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Barefoot
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    about 1 year ago
  5. about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    These treatments literally whipe’s you out. Astronomically increasing staff infection rates. I felt like I should have been a bubb...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JasmineG
    • Experience with Invasive, Squamous Ce...
    about 1 year ago
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    5 years since diagnosis

    Milestones

    Cancer free, but will never swallow again. WORD OD ADVICE. no matter the pain, or taste. Keep,swallowing in order to keep those musc...

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    • Susan50
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 1 year ago
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    Operation not possible

    Decision Point

    Now I'm terminal so I need decide if I want Radiotherapy

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