• TrailRider
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 3 years ago
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    Skin surveillance every 3 months.

    Other Care

    Numerous spots are frozen on my hands at almost every visit. I have had two subsequent biopsies which were both negative.

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    • TrailRider
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 3 years ago
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    Wide excision surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed with SCC on base of thumb, wide excision removal.

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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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    • trixlou
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    gums have receded and teeth are falling out

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    An enlarged lymph node under my right arm was found on routine mammogram in November 2012.

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    • GrannyG
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Took Neulasta injection and had terrible bone pain. Oncologist suggested using Claritin but if it did anything it wasn't much relief

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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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    • trainbuf1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mohs surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery last Friday. Doing well.

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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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    • GrannyG
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation to my neck was ok to begin with but about the third week it started getting worse and worse. I no longer do radiation but ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • GrannyG
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Some days it is easy other days it is hard

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    No SCC in my abdomen, just more lymphoma. We are watching and waiting that one. Had surgery on my neck to deal with the SCC tumour t...

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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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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Change of treatment plan

    Decision Point

    It turns out the lump in my neck is more SCC, so it has spread, and the chemo we have been using has proven not to be effective. I h...

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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I had my latest physical exam with my plastic surgeon last Wednesday, and unfortunately he found a lump in my neck. He called me ton...

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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    We have no insurance and have to pay for care out of pocket. Care has stopped because we have limited income and resources and with ...

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