• eabad
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    CT scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    Showed large gastroesophageal mass causing obstruction.

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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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    • eabad
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    EGD

    Procedure or Surgery

    Revealed high grade obstruction.

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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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    • renodude
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 3 years ago
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    Terminal prognosis

    Milestones

    I was diagnosed in June 2015 and completed radiation and chemotherapy. After this treatment I was told my scans were great, and my ...

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    • 25801
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 3 years ago
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    stent

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stent migrated and we had to go through the procedure a second time.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • 25801
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    We were not expecting cancer. Initially it was Oh No, prayers and faith have given us peace now.

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    • Dorothy13
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophagea...
    over 3 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    I'm one year cancer free, never thought I would see the day

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    • Dorothy13
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophagea...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I ended up on life support, everything that could go wrong with surgery went wrong, I spent almost 7 weeks in hospital, but now I am...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 3 years ago
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    Other Care

    Had a cough, surgeon suggested a dilatation and that smoothed out the anatomies. I had 3 dilatations in first 3 months, that solved...

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    • babbles
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 3 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Scans show NED

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    • dorie
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    I knew for awhile that something was terribly wrong. My tongue would turn over when I stuck it out, I had difficulty swallowing, and...

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    • dorie
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a peanut size size piece of tissue removed from the base of my tongue that left a peanut sized hole. I have trouble eating as ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • dorie
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I could not complete a full course due to several coplications. Mainly blood related. My blood counts would bounce all over the plac...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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