• KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    11 months ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Ironically, I was afraid of the chemotherapy but radiation took more of a toll on my body and spirits. Not to say there were NO sid...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    12 months ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    It's been three years since I finished my last chemo. I have zero residual effects, nerve pain has disippated. I am so thankful to b...

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    • Helen112
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    12 months ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Nausea and don’t want to eat

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    • jjmyers126
    • Experience with Lymphoma, Cervical ...
    about 1 year ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Also bone pain after my shot.

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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Pet scan reveled cancer cells in liver. Possible in lungs.

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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Felt strong, new normal. Believed cancer to be gone! Lab stated that surgical margins were all clear,as well as the lymph nodes.

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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Abdominal hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Colostomy and internal pouch for bladder- life changing. Also recovery from 10 hour surgery intense.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Tumors did not shrink as a result of treatment. Opted for surgery.

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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Three day stay at UCSF. Long lasting side effect, stress fractures on the pelvic bone area due to weakness caused by radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Six weeks of radiation, with targeted chemo. Effects included extreme nausea, fatigue and dehydration. Low blood count as well.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Two years of symptoms, but every Pap smear came back normal, until the cancer broke through the bladder. Then biopsies revealed the ...

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  1. over 1 year ago
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    Infection

    Side Effects

    First bad infection then got c diff in hospital

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