1. over 2 years ago
    AshleyTruhan13's Avatar

    GnRH agnostic treatment (ovarian suppression)

    Clinical Trial

    I receive a Lupron shot once a month as well as a shot once a day while receiving chemo. This was the only option for me to possibly...

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  2. over 2 years ago
    AshleyTruhan13's Avatar

    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Fevers with aches and chills. Mouth sores which made it hard to talk, eat or swallow. I experienced pain digesting as well. Laser li...

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  3. over 2 years ago
    AshleyTruhan13's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemotherapy comes with a list of side effects, but medicine and treatments have come a long way to minimize discomfort. My bone mar...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Charlee57
    • Experience with APL (M3), which Usua...
    over 2 years ago
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    Other

    Procedure or Surgery

    Failed PICC line. Hickman

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. over 2 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I left the hospital cancer free a month after BMT. Over the last year, I had one hospital stay for about a week due to illness and f...

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  5. over 2 years ago
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    Bone Marrow Transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Donor was brother. No GVHD. No bad side effects. Did really well.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  6. over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Full body radiation. Really painful, sometimes unbearable. Mouth sores, extreme diarrhea, vomiting, muscle pain, bones hurt, burning...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This part I was in another hospital for 6 weeks preparing for a BMT. The chemo was much harsher and the side effects much worse.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  8. over 2 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Had all the typical side effects: pain, diarrhea, etc. Worst part during this part was the fevers. Really high and really horrible.

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  9. over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Diagnosed on a Friday and in the hospital the following Monday as inpatient for 6 straight weeks.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  10. over 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    It was more of a "finally" actually. I was sick with colds and such, wounds not healing, loss of appetite and feeling bad for so lon...

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    • Kelly56
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had Total Body Irradiation (TBI). To this day I am still dealing with its side effects.

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