• earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Yesterday (8/5/2019) was #4 of 16 chemo treatments but the last of the AC chemo drugs. After three weeks rest, I begin 12 weekly do...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • advice4me
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    3 months ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    The results of the biopsy came back: The cancer is only Stage 1. Out of the 26 lymph nodes they biopsied, none had cancer. So no che...

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    • advice4me
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    3 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was a robotic-assisted laparoscopic right colectomy. I spoke to my surgeon and she told me about the advantages and dis...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Gizz
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    O.K. not only do I have colon cancer they also found cancer in my left lung. The Pulmonary doctor talked to my radiation doctor and ...

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    • whatnext54
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Well, finished 20 rounds, 4 boosters. Extreme fatigue. Skin burned and peeling. Developed hot flashes and night sweats. Doctor said ...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Lupem
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Ay the very beginning of treatment I experienced dry mouth, sore throat and trouble swallowing food. I knew I would eventually have...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Lupem
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    3 months ago
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    Spleen removed, carotid artery replacement,thyroid removed

    Procedure or Surgery

    My spleen was the first to go when I was first diagnosed. This caused me to have a very bad immune system. Years later I had my thyr...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LynnThomas
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Receiving 3 chemo drugs for 8 sessions. One chemo drug was stopped because of the side effects: cold sensations - could not eat o...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • LynnThomas
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    3 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    During surgery, the surgeon fix an abdominal hernia, however, another hernia appeared near my groin a few weeks after. Hope to have...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Kathyc
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Long term Pain 7 years out!

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    • Kathyc
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Ileostomy reversal

    Procedure or Surgery

    takes a good amount of time for me to control BM

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • chinuk70
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    3 months ago
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    Breast tenderness or growth

    Side Effects

    More Health Issues due to past treatment. Radial scaring in the breast indication of much higher risk of breast cancer in already h...

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