• Swendle
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Sadly enough I didn't have anyone in my life that supported me. My Mom took me to treatments but it was more of a chore for her than...

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    • Swendle
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Bone fracture or break

    Side Effects

    I fell one day during my treatments and broke 2 of my fingers. My bones were so fragile

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    • Swendle
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    I had to be close to a toilette because the radiation stopped my cells from binding I had diarrhea for a year and a half. I still ha...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Swendle
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo and radiation was XXX for me. As I was an extremely active single mother who had absolutely no help in daily life. When I beca...

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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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    • Swendle
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Radical hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After surgery I came down with an infection. I was severely swollen all over body it took weeks to recover. I even passed out in the...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • marissaf
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Stage IV

    Decision Point

    My doctor gave me options and what the consequences would be. He also informed me that the likelihood of the cancer metastasizing i...

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    • marissaf
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    It's now 2012 and everything is A-okay. I am trully blessed.

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    • marissaf
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

    Oh my goodness I thought my feet were on fire! The first week was fine and the doctor chuckled at first. He said in time I'll ask ...

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    • marissaf
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My physician gave me several options. Having worked in an oncology office before, radiation and chemo was not something I was going...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • marissaf
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I was devastated when I returned from my OB/Gyn appointment that day. What made it worst is the nurse gave me a brochure about cerv...

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  1. about 9 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Found out on August 2012 that I was free of Cancer

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    • Mskitty
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    about 9 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    One of the side effects i have noticed is pain im not sure if it`s just me but know that i have alot of pain in my hips and lower b...

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