• akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    27 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to have drains in for 12 days and wasn't able to shower. Movement was very limited during this time. Very sore and uncomfort...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    27 days ago
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    Follow up lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    more cancer cells were found in the additional tissue that was removed

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. 28 days ago
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    Oh No

    So, Some bad news. I just shared the other day that I will only have two more chemo treatments left. Well, I just found out I will b...

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    • denisedd
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    28 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was found to have a "mass" in my pelvis diagnosed as a uterine fibrod, only I had a hysterectomy 5 years ago. I didn't know I had ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    28 days ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    More recent CT scan/MRI continue to show that everything is shrinking. The Pancreatic tumor has shrunk from 4cm down to 7mm. The les...

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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    28 days ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Just normal fatigue due to chemo drugs, usually lasting just a few days during treatment cycle.

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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    28 days ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Have had some experience with chemo brain from time to time, but not too bad.

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    • BeckyTice
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    28 days ago
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    Decision Point

    Now they want me to have an "Advanced Colonoscopy". See, I have a carpet type colon cancer. When the original surgery was done the...

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    • medale
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    28 days ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Good recovery but then the stage IIIc from pathology.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Greeners
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    29 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First chemo starts tomorrow!

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    29 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started regimen of Folfirinox (April 2016). Initial treatment cycle was set for every 2 weeks, but after the first cycle where I had...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    29 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Whipple procedure was initial option. Had a pre-op endoscopy, which uncovered that it had metastasized to the liver...surgery no lon...

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