• Alaska
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    given 2 to 3 months, checked with several oncologists all agreed so I set out to find good answers

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    • JessM
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown ...
    about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of unknown primary back in December. They suspect it is either cholangiocarcinoma or metastatic ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Jewel
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown ...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am only on day 4 of first chemotherapy Round. Minimal nausea or diarrhea thanks to pre-medications. But back pain and lower stoma...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jewel
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown ...
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was targeted at L-5 in spine as that was only place cancer cells were found.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • StacyG
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown...
    over 7 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Just wanted to post an update. It has been a long time since I posted. My husband, Frank, lost his battle with CUP on May 3, 2012. H...

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    • WG1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown Pr...
    over 7 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Lost spouse to cancer after 3 1/2 original diagnosis

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    • StacyG
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown...
    over 8 years ago
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    Pathological fractures

    Oh No

    Frank has sustained additional pathological fractures in his right scapula and the right side of his pelvis. Both were caused by neg...

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    • StacyG
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown...
    over 8 years ago
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    Second Opinion

    Other Care

    Well, after 10 external radiation treatments that increased rather than decreased my husband's bone pain, we went to M.D. Anderson C...

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    • Kari
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown P...
    over 8 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I take hormone therapy - anastrazole (generic for Arimidex) orally once daily. It was difficult in a way for me to start taking the...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Kari
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown P...
    over 8 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I asked my oncologist about taking a bone strengthening medication and he said that "would probably be OK." I switched oncologists....

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Kari
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown P...
    over 8 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Went to my primary care doctor for my annual exam (August 2010) which I'd been religious about for all of my adult life. I had no s...

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    • StacyG
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unknown...
    almost 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just began radiation therapy to bone mets in right scapula, right hip/pelvis, and left femur. First treatment today - painful in mo...

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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