• Meg155
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I can’t seem to live a normal life because I’m still having side effects from the chemo and radiation. I spend a lot of my time cryi...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. about 1 year ago
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    Hospice

    Other Care

    Hospice will be called in this week.

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  2. about 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    She's too far gone. There is nothing anyone can do for her now. We just have to sit back and watch her die. They said she has a week...

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  3. about 1 year ago
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    Stool leakage

    Side Effects

    Fistulas causing stool to leak into her vagina now. Colostomy bag put in. How much more can she stand?

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  4. about 1 year ago
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    Weight loss

    Side Effects

    She is 69 pounds now. She is wasting away from us.

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  5. about 1 year ago
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    Rectal-bladder fistula

    Side Effects

    Urine leaking through her vagina. Stints put in. She is in so much pain.

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  6. about 1 year ago
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    She had stints put into her kidneys

    Oh No

    The fistulas caused by the radiation were causing urine to leak through her vagina.

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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Palliative care, psychologist, medical marijuana, multiple surgeries and hospitalizations

    Other Care

    My daughter fought for me as my advocate. She refused to just accept what one doctor said. I now have a team of doctors working for ...

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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    We actually fired my first OB/GYN oncologist.

    Decision Point

    After being told I had 6-10 weeks to live, I was devastated. Get your affairs in order was what was said. He offered no alternative...

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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    The thrill of still being here afyer being told initially there was no option....

    Celebration

    My diagnosing doctor gave me no hope. So, I fired him and found this awesome young female oncologist that admitted at the onset I wa...

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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    I had multiple side effects.....

    Side Effects

    From a fistula, to colorectal bowel removal to multiple surgeries, nausea, tiredness, neuropathy, sleep deprivation, hair loss, mulr...

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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    The ratio was a new experience, but it made the x26 consecutive radiation sessions quicker.....

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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