• Buzzy
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Lymphedema

    Side Effects

    Not true lyphedema, called cording, on effected side

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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

    Lost feeling in my bladder, some body parts and a sharp mind!

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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Removal of rectal tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    First had a colostomy as my tumour was blocking my intestines. Then had a port inserted. Then chemo & radiation to try and shrink t...

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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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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Had to occasionally take a break from chemo for my white blood cells to recuperate. Also had to get Nepogen injections in my stomach...

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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Had neuropathy in my hands & feet, also partially up my legs. The hands eventually recovered. My legs are fine, my feet have only p...

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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Painless, quick (-ish). Externally had 'sunburn' like damage to lower back - skin was red and sensitive, could not lie on my back. ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had a port inserted for the chemo infusion, was a good decision.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Odi
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorectal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I was misdiagnosed for a long time with IBS, which eventually was correctly diagnosed as colorectal cancer.

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    • Dppm1124
    • Experience with Transitional Cell (Ur...
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    5 weeks of radiation..ending October 22, 2019.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • MSchaner
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    hope to start it 10-7-19

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • MSchaner
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    hopefully start it on 10-7-19

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Sydney94
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    14 rounds of Kadcyla after a few rounds of Herceptin.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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