• Eliza
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery on May 2 to remove left scapula - wide margins with no evidence of cancer remaining. Still has use of elbow and wrist. Ble...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Eliza
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of entire scapula

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Humbled16
    • Experience with Chondrosarcoma, Bone...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a resection of my brain to remove the 2 in. tumor. Surgery went better than expected and recovery time was short, however follow...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • baldwime
    • Experience with High-Grade, Osteosarcoma
    almost 6 years ago
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    Hospice

    Other Care

    She fell in the kitchen because her legs are unable to hold her up anymore. The doctor determined she will never walk again because ...

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    • baldwime
    • Experience with High-Grade, Osteosarcoma
    almost 6 years ago
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    What to do about reoccurring bone cancer in her leg.

    Decision Point

    My grandma is 71 so she cannot physically go through chemo or surgery again.

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    • Pepsi
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Loss of part of myself. Didn't want to see or talk to anyone. Stayed n recliner with curtains drawn no energy to fight wanted to giv...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Pepsi
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Other side effects confusion, nausea, bad taste of food, depression, tiredness

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    • Pepsi
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    4 months of chemo with 2 different Chem meds 1 of them being taxol was horrible the sickness being tired nausea loss of hair nails ...

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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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    • Pepsi
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    August 26th surgery to implant port to prepare for 4 months of chemo. No honeymoon for me

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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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    • Pepsi
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Do with stage IIIB inflammatory breast cancer august 12 2012 2 weeks before my wedding.

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    • Ranz
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Other

    Side Effects

    Had the nausea, loss of hair, constipation, dry mouth, no appetite, weight loss

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    • Ranz
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Palliative chemo has been given to slow the spread of the cancer. Last treatment was end of February 2014 and seems to have worked.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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