1. 9 months ago
    ChesterBenn's Avatar

    External radiation

    Radiation

    Didn't hurt DURING rad, but side effects became quite severe. Total loss of appetite, hair, other things I don't recall. [Some may b...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 9 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Three Chemo sessions started out not too bad--pain in legs, etc., but only for one week following each session, and not immediately....

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 9 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Messed-up throat biopsy following "lighting up" the PET scan. Also had a billion mammograms--all for UTERINE cancer!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 9 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Papillary serous--uterine, Stage III

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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Uterine Sarcoma
    9 months ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Today marks 6 years since my sucessful surgery for uterine sarcoma

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  5. 9 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical hysterectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Onecent
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterine) ...
    10 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Robotic surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. 10 months 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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  7. 10 months 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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  8. 10 months 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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  9. 10 months 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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  10. 10 months 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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