• caralyn
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterine) ...
    4 days ago
    • caralyn
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterine) ...
    4 days ago
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    robotic assisted radical hysterectomy (uterus, tubes, ovaries and cervix removed).

    Procedure or Surgery

    The worst part of the surgery was they had me come home with a catheter in but only for 1 day and then I went to my surgeon who remo...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. 4 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 39 radiation treatments in 2010 for head and neck cancer. Currently have NSCC. I had 20 radiation treatments. The treatments I...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 5 days ago
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    Do I have an auto transplant and have to be sickly for 6 months or longer with hopes of a some what extended life or should I just keep on trying the chemos and living from side effects to side effects?and

    Decision Point

    I'm almost 6 years since diagnosis. I have tried most of all the oral and subcutaneous treatments. Most all have given me neuropa...

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  3. 7 days ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    I went through the 2nd Round of Chemo this week. Wow, all of my hair fell out, and my cranium is so sore. This is the sickest thu...

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    • Blessed11
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Car...
    8 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Needing re-excision since the margins weren’t clear.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Gizz
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    8 days ago
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    EUC

    Procedure or Surgery

    Almost like a colostomy, had a poly removed also. Stage3B

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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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  4. 8 days ago
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    Side Effects

    Hair loss. Neuropathy on hands and feet

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    • Redbird
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    8 days ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Sharing an update to warn of side effects. I opted for hormone therapy with Anastrozole to bring down odds of cancer recurring. Had ...

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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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    • Yew
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Ovarian or Fal...
    9 days ago
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    Psychosocial

    Other Care

    I am so grateful for the healing services provided by my local Cancer Support Community. I am enjoying weekly Yoga and occasional su...

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    • Yew
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Ovarian or Fal...
    9 days ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Just had my 6 month check in with the oncologists and cancer markers indicate I am still in remission. Yay!

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    • Yew
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Ovarian or Fal...
    9 days ago
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    Relationship

    Loss

    A by-product of my cancer journey was the breakdown of my relationship with my new husband. I have learned that major illness change...

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