• Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PET and CT show 3 lesions in liver six months after finishing chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    After finishing chemo PET showed I was clear of cancer!

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Still have neuropathy 6 months after finishing chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    Still low but increasing 6 months after chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Lost taste completely but it returned quickly after I finished chemo.

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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfox - Red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets went very low. Had to have neulasta twice to increase white count. Had to ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Pilldr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went well, no pain after surgery, Tylenol only. Fast recovery. No noticeable changes in bowel habits.

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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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    • Sisbill
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Feeling very blessed that it was diagnosed as stage 1 and had not spread.

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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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    • Sisbill
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was very fortunate that the it was stage 1 and confirmed by biopsies that it was not in lympf nodes or had spread out of that lobe.

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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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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    7 months ago
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    Nine Years survival

    Celebration

    Today I am a nine year survivor of stage IV cancer. Survival isn't easy but it is doable. And most of all it is worth it.

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    • SueRae1
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    After being in remission since Oct 2012, Renal cell cancer stage IV diagnosed again in May 2018

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  1. 7 months ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I am done with 5 years of Letrozole, I have lost a lot, some of my friends got everything back, but not me. I am trying to liv...

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