• ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Residual anal cancer

    Oh No

    Surgical biopsy confirmed presence of residual cancer in anal canal on 1 Nov. 2013. No options remaining.

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Residual cancer in the anal canal

    Oh No

    Sigmoidoscopy revealed residual anal cancer on 8 Oct. 2013.

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    falling down & unable to get up; unable to climb stairs

    Side Effects

    Discovered I was having a delayed reaction to 5-FU, which was causing symptoms similar to MS. Began a restorative yoga class, worke...

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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mitomycin, and 5-fluorouracil [5-FU]

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LuckyGirl
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Fatigue, loss of appetite, flu-like fever and chills, mouth pain.

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    • harmonyl57
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 4 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    I do not wish this pain on anyone. I am burnt from front to back and down inside of both legs. I have done the creams and gels it ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • harmonyl57
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Very painful . Not enough pain killers or doctors arent willing to give them.

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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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    • harmonyl57
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Why me. I knew it was cancer

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  1. over 4 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    after 4 excisions now radiation. 1st appt. w dr. on Jan. 20. worried.

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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    After two months of taking oral chemotherapy medication (Xeloda--Capecitabine), I had another CT scan of my chest, abdomen and pelvi...

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    • LuckyGirl
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The "agree" answers above refer to the radiation itself... If I answered about the set-up/sim process, answers would be at the other...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LuckyGirl
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Wow! Much easier than I expected (feared) AT FIRST. I had already had blood work out of the way, so went right to pre-meds (steroid ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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