• heddie99
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I had hemorrhoids from childbirth for 20 years and had felt they had just gotten larger. Creams were not working. The pain got to ...

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    • Pablo
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I started a new regimen shortly after my last PET scan in June 2014 - carboplatin and paclitaxel (this "cocktail" is commonly called...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Pablo
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    almost 5 years ago
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    PET scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    PET scan in June 2014 showed Cyberknife zap in March 2014 of affected lymph node was effective, but two new spots were detected. Se...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Patti1
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I'm also having anxiety from all that has happened.

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  1. almost 5 years ago
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    Best Next Treatment Plan

    Decision Point

    I had another CT scan of my chest, abdomen and pelvis at the end of June after 11 5FU treatments. The scan showed that the tumor in...

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  2. almost 5 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    need biopsy under anesthesia but don't have money for surgery my deductable or 30% co-pay

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    • Giggy1965
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After seeing my Radition Oncologist on Monday, we agreed it would be in my best interest to have a temporary Colostomy until cancer ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Other

    Side Effects

    Too many to list.

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  4. about 5 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Herniated and over time have additional hernia's.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • KarlaD
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 5 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Uncontrollable diarrhea. Rules my life now. Following daily radiation I experience accidents, I can't go anywhere and feel safe from...

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    • tbyrd
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    still doing chemo., started getting sores in mouth, so after this week, I will get a week off!! Then start back, it seems to be main...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. about 5 years ago
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    Radiation Proctitis

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radiation left me with Proctitis,can't have surgery so now doing Hydroberic treatment

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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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