• keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    over 4 years ago
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    Time to look at treatment options once again.

    Decision Point

    I consulted my various docs about treatment for the lung tumor. Because of its location and previous radiation, neither surgery or r...

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    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Tumor in my lung returned. It's pressing on my pulmonary artery and causing much of the shortness of breath and pleural pain I'm exp...

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    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    over 4 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Two hospitalizations within a month to treat pneumonia, rule out pulmonary embolism. IV antibiotics, CT scans, breathing treatments.

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    • keahemalie
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    over 4 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    Diagnosed with the flu in April: fever, dry cough, fatigue, congestion, wheezing. Treated at Urgent Care 2x; diagnosed as pneumonia....

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    • dbravmo
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carcino...
    over 4 years ago
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    Fever

    Side Effects

    Minimal side effects of the Zometa and Samostatin

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    • Cindy117
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carcin...
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I have been declared cancer-free based on test results, but the celebration is tempered because risk of recurrence is so high. Posit...

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    • Cindy117
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carcin...
    over 4 years ago
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    "24 hour urine test" and nuclear body scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    These were tests to determine hormone levels and metastasis to lymph nodes as guides to determine further treatment. Urine test was ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Bravmo
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carcinom...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am taking a pill form of Chemo.....XELODA. Side effects have been mostly minimal! Thank God.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Other Care

    Oncologist appt. NO cancer of R breast or anywhere else in the body. 4 large malignant tumors detected in axilla area. Now I'm co...

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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    PET SCAN - skull to thighs -

    Procedure or Surgery

    Instructions were no carbs/sugar/starches day before - nothing 8 hours before scan. 2 hours before scan - 32-48oz water. Radioacti...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Other Care

    Met with Oncologist to discuss plan of chemo - and the drugs to be used. the MRI again showed - NO BREAST CANCER. Lesion showed be...

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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    MRI breast/axilla, chest

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was by far - the most painful procedure for me - ever (so far). The position you lie in - is on a padded form with open areas ...

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