• garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Right at the end of treatment my red count plummeted and is still lurking low even after I've completed treatment 3 weeks ago. Make...

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    • kouros
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Burning, iching, skin peeling. After pains in legs, behind knees, difficult to walk upstairs, or down . Looking for help to eliminat...

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    • garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scared as I was, it was not that big of a deal. A bit tender but that's it.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • TinaLR
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Celebration

    Finished my treatment on February 12, 2014 and was told on March 4th by my oncologist that I was cancer free and could remove my por...

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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    I had a scan of my chest, abdomen and pelvis last week. It showed the tumor in my rectum has decreased in size. Also, the nodules ...

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    • Pablo
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had three treatments of stereotactic body radiation therapy (also known as Cyberknife) to zap a lymph node that came back positive...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • sue57
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    After the endoscopy/colonoscopy last week the surgeon has told me that the tumor appears to be gone! And they have determined the ca...

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    • Uranus
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    About a month after treatment was over they found a large clot in my carteroid artery and had to remove the port and put me on blood...

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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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    • Pablo
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    Oh No

    I got the results of my biopsy and PET/CT scan. The suspicious lymph node came back positive. Good news, that one little node was ...

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    • mariad
    • Experience with Malignant melanoma, Ana...
    over 5 years ago
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    None

    Clinical Trial

    signed up, and was declined because they could not prove metastatic at the time of enrollment.

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    • mariad
    • Experience with Malignant melanoma, Ana...
    over 5 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    The bills are overwhelming, along with the volume of paper! So far, 10K for 2013 and another 10K this year, and still climbing!!!

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    • mariad
    • Experience with Malignant melanoma, Ana...
    over 5 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    I tried to find an Oncologist that had experience with MUCOSAL MELANOMA, and the one I found was at MSKCC, in NYC. I tried getting a...

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