• KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    over 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PET results showed my initial area looks good. However, there is now uptake on the same side but the endometrial area. My GYN Onco...

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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    over 1 year ago
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    PET scan post treatment

    Oh No

    PET scan results still showed an area of uptake. Due to my radiation, the doctor wants to wait another three months and repeat the ...

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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had to have 5 internal radiations and each one required a spinal block. While the staff was fantastic, the spinal was painful dep...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    over 1 year 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...
    over 1 year 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
    over 1 year ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Nausea and don’t want to eat

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    • jjmyers126
    • Experience with Lymphoma, Cervical ...
    over 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...
    about 2 years 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...
    about 2 years 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...
    about 2 years 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...
    about 2 years 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...
    about 2 years 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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