• Chiefjal
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Ca...
    19 days ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Six years Cancer Free

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    • betheboo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    20 days ago
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    Large Hiatial Hernia was diagnosed due to surgery

    Oh No

    I had to have another surgery to fix a hiatial hernia due to the weakening area after my esophageal rebuild.

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    • betheboo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    20 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was a very long recovery after esophageal rebuild. Lots of other procedures were needed to allow me to be able to swallow again.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • betheboo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    20 days ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Lost a lot of weight, had a lot of trouble eating and swallowing. Very nauseous. A lot of bloody noses.

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    • betheboo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    20 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Attended 28 sessions five days a week

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. 20 days ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xgeva

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 20 days ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Zoladex injection and exemestane at home to suppress estrogen. The injection hurts!

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 20 days ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2 hour Infusion every 3 weeks. Minimal side effects

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 20 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished active treatment! Just have to continue with maintenance bio-therapy

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  5. 20 days ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    It is exhausting going in every day

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. 20 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not have reconstruction and it has definitely impacted my daily life

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. 20 days ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    I had an allergic reaction while receiving Taxotere. I had a hard time breathing and my body tightened up. After this, they administ...

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