1. about 10 years ago
    LizaNgenye's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    5/15/12 Chemo #3 Tolerated it better and was able to walk home (only 3 blocks). When I got home I had an episode- stomach pains, ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 10 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had radiation for 5 weeks. I did I have to wear a mask, cage thing. My treatment lasted about 8-10 minutes. I have to say the har...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 10 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Placement and especially replacement(my first one wasn't set quite right) is pretty easy. I just couldn't wear strapless dresses tha...

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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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  4. about 10 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My first chemo was ABVD and let me tell you it is rough and by far the one with the worst side effects so far. My port was flipped u...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. about 10 years ago
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    VATS procedure

    Procedure or Surgery

    Honestly I feel a VATS procedure in trying to diagnose cancer or recurrent cancer is about as easy as it comes. I was kept in the ho...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • lan8390
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 10 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went through so many procedures it's hard to generalize them all... I first went through a bronchoscopy to see if they could get ...

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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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    • lan8390
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 10 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I began showing symptoms when I was 20 but they weren't very traditional symptoms to those with Hodgkin's. I couldn't breathe and ha...

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    • Tricia
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 10 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    Was told I may not have children but after one miscarriage have two great kids!

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    • Tricia
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 10 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Had several side effects some of them are still effecting me like fatigue, dry mouth, and now skin cancer and breast cancer.

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  6. about 10 years ago
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    Side Effects

    I just have trouble dealing with them and being productive

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  7. about 10 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The actual day of treatment is not so bad. It's the next 5 days I have major trouble with. The side effects are a drag!

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  8. about 10 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    5/2/12 This morning when i ate my breakfast -oatmeal porridge- it was felt tasteless and almost metallic, i struggled to finnish it.

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