• Sharma8
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Thymu...
    over 1 year ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I had been cancer free for 5 years. Yay!

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    • Sharma8
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Thymu...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I slept a ton. Felt like a vampire sucked away my soul. But I got some more tattoos now!

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sharma8
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Thymu...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a Sternotomy, and they removed 7 or 8 tumors. That was not a fun recovery.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • BDM1967
    • Experience with Thymic Carcinoma
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First run of six carboplatin/Taxol combined with a big intro to pain meds was terrible. I hated thinking of what the subsequent roun...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Walkat
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    New diagnos: Thymic carcinom. More aggressiv than what the doctors first said. Survival rate for 5 years - 23%. :( Spread to hea...

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    • Walkat
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    He got an infection and rapidly high fever. March 11,2016

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    • Walkat
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    over 3 years ago
    • Walkat
    • Experience with Thymus Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
    • ikedo
    • Experience with Thymoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Never explained any of the cancer or surgery no details

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    • ikedo
    • Experience with Thymoma
    over 4 years ago
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    should I get 2 opinion

    Decision Point

    I got 2 different path reports one stage 1 with rad the other stage 2 no rad

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    • ikedo
    • Experience with Thymoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    I am having problems with labored breathing esp after little physical exertion

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    • ikedo
    • Experience with Thymoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon never explained what the surgery entailed or what not to do after precautions I am so upset with my care from the doctors...

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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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