• Cjctoo
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    8 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I’ve only done two but I’ll update.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Cjctoo
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    8 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Now I have 2 fractures in my collarbone, severe nerve pain and progression in bicep, collarbone and lung. The pain’s the worst. D...

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    • arlenematz
    • Experience with Adenosquamous Carci...
    8 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Cisplatin and Gemcitabene

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • KirstinO
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervi...
    9 days 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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    • mcgc77
    • Experience with Epithelial Ovarian Carc...
    9 days ago
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    Other Care

    Follow up care every 6 months with gynecological/oncologist, port flush every 8 weeks and CA 125 blood test every 4 to 6 months.

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    • mcgc77
    • Experience with Epithelial Ovarian Carc...
    9 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished treatment and celebrated by ringing the bell. A CT Scan showed I was NED after. May 13, 2018 I celebrated 5 years since sur...

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    • mcgc77
    • Experience with Epithelial Ovarian Carc...
    9 days ago
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    Side Effects

    Side effects I experienced after chemotherapy combination of Carboplatin and Taxol: Hair loss by the third treatment. My side effect...

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    • mcgc77
    • Experience with Epithelial Ovarian Carc...
    9 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Prior to chemotherapy I researched what and what not to do during treatments. I specifically did not deter from what was recommended...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mcgc77
    • Experience with Epithelial Ovarian Carc...
    9 days ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    As a prior surgical care nurse I was familiar with abdominal surgery and what to expect before and after. Additionally, I made certa...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • barnett200
    • Experience with Laryngeal and Hypop...
    9 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Unable to take anything orally for 6-weeks (at least). Stomach tube placed

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • barnett200
    • Experience with Laryngeal and Hypop...
    9 days ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Skin burn in neck area.

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    • barnett200
    • Experience with Laryngeal and Hypop...
    9 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Unable to eat at all. Needed to have a stonach tube placed for feeding.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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