• Dkatsmeow
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    6 days ago
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    Too many to count

    Side Effects

    1st go round was lack of taste. took about 6 months for that to come back. Some hair loss at nape. 2nd X OH BOY! I had a tempora...

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    • Dkatsmeow
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    6 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Was able to work for the 1st week, then I started foaming at the mouth like a rabid animal. Also nightly gag fest. Thick saliva.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Dkatsmeow
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    6 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went fine, but they did not tell I would never eat again. That was glossed over. I wish they had given me worse case scena...

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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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    • Krafty
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    7 days ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I've been on Kadzyla infusions every 3 weeks and side effects are minimal for the first 5 infusions. I'm eternally tired but don't k...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Krafty
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    7 days ago
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    Proton Radiation

    Radiation

    Had to stop treatment for 8 days because burns were so bad. The good news is that skin recovers quickly!

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Krafty
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    7 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The modified radical masectomy (w/ 18 lymph nodes removed) wasn't as painful as expected but I wasn't prepared for the long recovery...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Krafty
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    7 days ago
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    Chemotherapy and HerceptinProjeta target treatments

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Few side effects until the last 2 infusions. The 6th infusion was awful - wiped me out and it took nearly 8 weeks to recover

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. 8 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Waiting to hear if I will get my PET Scan. Very frustrating.

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    • Mmnn
    • Experience with Carcinoma, Endometrial Ca...
    9 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    September 11,2019

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    • Mmnn
    • Experience with Carcinoma, Endometrial Ca...
    9 days ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    July 2019

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 10 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    February 2019

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    • Kerri509
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
    10 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Weight loss 17lbs. Hair loss. Loss of appetite, diarrhea for a week after each treatment. Food had a metallic or super sweet taste.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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