• LaurenL
    • Experience with Ampullary Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very extensive surgery. Hard to recover

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LaurenL
    • Experience with Ampullary Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Fourth time with cancer

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    • deSmile
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancre...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

    Second phase of our clinical trial...the pancreatic cancer vaccine.. cutting edge at Johns Hopkins

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    • deSmile
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancre...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    We have made it one year since this nightmare started! Had a huge 55th birthday and done Folforinox party! Such fun 75 guests lasted...

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    • Russ
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcinoma, ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished treatments on May 29, 2001. Had to do cat scans every 90 days for the next 2 years. Then every 6 months for 2 years, and ...

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    • Russ
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcinoma, ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Second round of chmeo with Gemzar, (Gemcitabine), 3 hours one day a week for 9 weeks.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Russ
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcinoma, ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation 5 days a week for the same 5 weeks as my 24/7 chemo. It was devastating, while I crawled on my hands and knees until...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Russ
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcinoma, ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a port in my chest, and carried a pump of 5fu chemo cartridge, and was pumping chemo in my system for 24 hours a day, 7 days a...

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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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    • Russ
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcinoma, ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    They remove 40% of my pancreas, my entire spleen, a slice of my left kidney, and 5 lymph nodes. Cancer spread to my lymph nodes.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Russ
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carcinoma, ...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    Didn't discover why I had a pain under my left rib cage for 18 months. My cardiologist discovered the tumor on my pancreas.

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    • janetp
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancrea...
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First treatment done - no side effects. Hope the next goes as well:-)

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • marcinh
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancre...
    about 6 years ago
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    death

    Oh No

    We lost Carl 04/18/14. In the last two weeks and especially the last two days the changes were so swift and dramatic. Our hearts are...

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