• EileenS
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung C...
    28 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had difficulty with the steroids that accompanied my chemo treatments. After adjuvant chemo I lost my hair, which I handled well ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • EileenS
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung C...
    28 days ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was diagnosed two weeks prior to my planned retirement date. Now I really had to adjust to a new schedule.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • EileenS
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung C...
    28 days ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    It was more of an "I should have known" since I was a smoker for 27 years and had been off of cigarettes for 27 years. I have also ...

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  1. about 1 month ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    the lymph node biopsy went 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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  2. about 1 month ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have only had 1 treatment so far with minimal side effects. I will update post after each treatment which will be monthly.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • kalea
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    At the time of my double mastectomy tissue expanders were inserted in the breast to prepare the breast for reconstruction. I then mo...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kalea
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I initially thought the removal of both breasts would stop the cancer from returning. I feel the pain and down time just wasn't wort...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 1 month ago
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    cartcells for solid tumor

    Clinical Trial

    has anyone had any good or bad experience with this immunotherapy?

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  4. about 1 month ago
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    Oh No

    Cant go through the treatment again. Will see if there is different treatment from 7 years ago. But I don't know.

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    • CookiesMom
    • Experience with Lymphoplasmacytic L...
    about 1 month ago
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    Rituxan - & on Imbruvica Daily 420 mg

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Minor issues with both. Luckily, handled well & tolerable.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • CookiesMom
    • Experience with Lymphoplasmacytic L...
    about 1 month ago
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    Thought it was pneumonia. NOPE.

    Oh No

    Needed 6 blood transfusions as blood levels at 4.1 super low. Secondary cold agglutinins doing the PacMan thing w/my blood cells.

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    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    about 1 month ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I am still in remisssion!

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