• TerriL
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    18 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I finished all treatmenbt June 3! It has been a long 13+ months. Now I will have 3 month checkups for at least the next two years.

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    • Gizz
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    18 days ago
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    Results of PET scan

    Oh No

    Just a up-date of what is happening with me. I saw my Surgeon and my Radiation doctor. They both sent me to get a PET scan. It came ...

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    • advice4me
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    18 days ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    This is my 2nd primary cancer. I just celebrated 5 yrs in remission for Stage 3 breast cancer and thought I could start doing activi...

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    • Countrygal
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterin...
    19 days ago
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    Continue with another 3 rounds of chemo followed by repeat scan, take a break and return to continue treatment.

    Decision Point

    As chemo was working, I decided to go ahead with another 3 rounds of chemo followed by repeat CT scan to see if tumors continue to s...

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    • Countrygal
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterin...
    19 days ago
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    CT scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    Repeat CT Scan showed 1 tumor has disappeared; the remaining 7 have shrunk by more than 1/2 of its size.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Jaxun1
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    19 days ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My beautiful wife, Chris (who's photo I'm using) lost her battle with Lung Cancer on February 3, 2019. She never smoked, which is wh...

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    • arlenekae
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    20 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am on xeloda and the side effects are livable so far. I have chosen not to drive because my brain seems to be fuzzy so I am afraid...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • DLA1965
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, ...
    21 days ago
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    Radiation

    I start next week. Radiation to my pelvis and abdomen.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • DLA1965
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, ...
    21 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I start next week.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    22 days ago
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    chemo and radiation

    Decision Point

    Initially didn't think I would need chemo. Not much of a choice with TNBC. "Part of the choice" is accepting the new information. ...

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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    22 days ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    Loss of what I used to be. Adjusting to the new body.

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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    22 days ago
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    quadrantectomy (large lumpectomy, one quadrant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still processing the impact on my daily life. Had to stop teaching and I miss my students which impacts my emotional wellbeing. Bu...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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