• laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    was painless this time as not hyenna tattoos. but felt the pain start about 1 hour after treatment this time. I hate the 45 minute d...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    sharing hope and giving hugs to a stranger

    Other Care

    i had just finished my first external radiaiton treatment today, and was in the woman's locker room to change, another woman came in...

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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    does not take as long as chemo that is a given, so not much time out of the day except for the 40 minute drive there and back. prett...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    only impactd daily life as it is a 6 hour session, and that is almost a working day.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    first dose only issue during is blood pressure increased and caused palpitations have history of those. a little diarrhea but no nau...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    no nausea yet, as only the first dose, some diarrhea and a little heart burn, and little off is all

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    really nervous about this first chemo session as not sure what to expect and know it is scheduled for 6 hours long, was told 1 to 3 ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    deciding if i am able to continue to work while doing treatments

    Decision Point

    work as a resident aide, heavy lifting, no real break times, except 30 minute lunch if not called out, and constant exposure to infe...

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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    still waiting for the results of my pet scan

    Oh No

    Still no word on the results of my pet scan,

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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    MRI

    Procedure or Surgery

    Procedure did not impact my daily life the waiting for the results impacted my daily life ,as was nervous and scared of the findings

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    biopsy was not that bad, uncomfortable but not unbearable. But with the work that i do, the heavy lifting was causing a lot of pain,...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    PET scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pet scan went very smoothly,the staff was friendly, very professional. The waiting for the results is the hardest, to see if the can...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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