• TinaJung1
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Yay!!!!! Radiation is over! Hospitalized for the last few weeks because of the side effects. Thanking God it's over. So grateful. Ce...

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    • TinaJung1
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Burned to a crisp and so much pain. This is brutal. God help me.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • TinaJung1
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo is a killer! Cisplatin is making me so weak and sick. Discharged from the hospital but back in because I'm so sick.

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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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    • TinaJung1
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    13 hours in surgery. I finally wake up in icu. Extreme pain and I can't breathe properly. People who walk by stare and a couple eve...

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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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    • TinaJung1
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My worst fears realized. I knew. I just didn't want to. Now what? God have mercy on me.

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    • valeriet
    • Experience with Oral Cavity and Oroph...
    about 1 year ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    pain, xerostomia, neck fibrosis, eating/swallowing problems

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    • valeriet
    • Experience with Oral Cavity and Oroph...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Treatments for stage III tonsil cancer were the worst 9 months of my life. However, giving thanks for still being here to talk about...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • valeriet
    • Experience with Oral Cavity and Oroph...
    about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    1999 Two surgeries, radiation, side effects remain long term. Founded and facilitate OHNC support group

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • valeriet
    • Experience with Oral Cavity and Oroph...
    about 1 year ago
    • juana
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    surgery or radiatio

    Decision Point

    difficult decision to make

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    • Fridges
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 1 year ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    I have just had my 11th anniversary N.E.D. Worked until I retired 4 years ago and am loving life.

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    • Fridges
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Went to a local, well respected cancer centre, to an appointment with Radiologist, she took us through all the steps with very clea...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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