• Meemaw
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancrea...
    10 days ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Had been hospitalized in August. Sent to gastrointestinal Dr. Couldn't get in until October 27th, 2018. Sent for scans found mass...

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    • Shurron
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterine) ...
    10 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Have only had 1 treatment, which was yesterday, so hard to say at this point.

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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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    • kcmcmurray
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphom...
    10 days ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Primary Treatment and care has been with The Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion. They were my second opinion and I highly ...

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    • Caddo
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    10 days ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    1st.day back on chemotherapy,feel better about treatment after seeing the awesome staff at CCI,I'm more comfortable now knowing with...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • SirCancer
    • Experience with Metastasizing Mixed ...
    11 days ago
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    Palliative care

    Other Care

    Share what, im gonna be dead any day now.

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    • SirCancer
    • Experience with Metastasizing Mixed ...
    11 days ago
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    Oh No

    I'm in hospice so I'll be dead any day now. Does anybody have any messages they'd like me to pass on in heaven ? (No pun intended)

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  1. 11 days ago
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    Refused sixth (final) chemo. Oncologist okay with that.

    Decision Point

    Luckily, recent PET/CT scan showed virtually no evidence of cancer.

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  2. 11 days ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Not nearly as bad as external rad.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 11 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Slept all day and all night for what seemed like months. Got sick daily/hourly. Lost appetite completely, so became dehydrated.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 11 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Symptoms lasted for less than a week until after radiation, then symptoms markedly worsened.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. 11 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went BETTER than expected. Took one pain pill, then no need. Went out to lunch with sisters a couple of days after surgery.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  6. 11 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinomas. Moved to some lymph nodes, so Stage IIIc2.

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