1. about 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have had seven different chemo regiments. But my oncologist formatted a plan and I am still here. Cisplatin, carboplatin, taxol,...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Radical hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My incisions from the radical hysterectomy would not heal because of the ongoing chemo regiment. It took five months.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Oh No

    I was told, quite unceremoniously, that I had 6-10 weeks to live after having an incident at work wherein I felt "sick." I did my P...

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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    about 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    The word cancer has always meant "limited time left" to my family and this was devastating.

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    • Loriboop
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Fertility

    Loss

    My body parts , lost my mine and humor and my relationships. I be came depessed

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    • Loriboop
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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