• hscancer
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I began having coughing fits before my third chemo which kept me from sleeping well. The NP working with my Oncologist suggested I t...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Tricia2020
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 1 month ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was surprised to find that I am still felling pain and sensitivity a couple weeks after my lumpectomy.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Tricia2020
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 1 month ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Based on my biopsy, I was told that I have DCIS. After my lumpectomy, though, I was told that I have stage 1 invasive ductal carcon...

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  1. about 1 month ago
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    To have surgery and lose my job or take a year to wait and build up FMLA time before surgery

    Decision Point

    I chose to go back to work so I didn't lose my job and my insurance. I need up with a bowel blockage and after surgery I was termina...

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  2. about 1 month ago
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    pelvic exenteration

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is a total removal of pelvic organs. I was lucky enough to keep.my bladder. But since have had a tumor removed from my bladder....

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • watergirl
    • Experience with Clear-Cell Carcinoma...
    about 1 month ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Blessings to everyone here! 5 years ago today I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer after battling, misdiagnosed, for 14 very long ...

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  3. about 1 month ago
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    Job

    Loss

    Lost job while undergoing treatment

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  4. about 1 month ago
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    Rash

    Side Effects

    Terrible rash with erbitux resulting in blisters

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  5. about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    So much rectal burns

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I'm currently on my forth type of chemo. I started with a pill form of xeloda with radiation five days a week for a little over 3 mo...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. about 1 month ago
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    Prosthetic or Reconstruction

    Decision Point

    The longer this "shelter in place" goes on, the more time I have to look in the mirror and see the part of me that is missing. Rig...

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    • NGomez
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemo/radiation

    Procedure or Surgery

    Reacted in top 5% to radiation high level pain

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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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