• Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    8 days ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    the fatigue is ridiculous. And it's difficult to know if it's still fatigue caused by the long-term side effects of chemo and radiat...

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I was an extremely detailed oriented individual prior to treatment and haven't been able to regain much clarity since the treatment....

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    Apparently the combination of chemo and radiatiion caused significant Bone thinning

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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    Because once again at the sensitivity of the vaginal and rectal area the impact of the radiation was very severe. Basically it was w...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The combination of chemo and radiation just after surgery was very difficult to deal with. It's such a very sensitive area in the pa...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was grateful the doctor was able to save the rectum, but the healing was long and slow and painful especially once the chemo and r...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Pinkldreno
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
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    Oh No

    How could someone as healthy as I have been all of my life end up with multiple forms of cancer.

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    • cards7up
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    8 days ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a local recurrence after my original dx. In 2013, I had VATS surgery to remove LRL and had no problems with recovery.

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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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    • cards7up
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    8 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had carbo/alimta and extreme fatigue for me. Very little nausea due to IV Aloxi before treatment.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cards7up
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
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    External radiation (Stereotactic)

    Radiation

    I only had 5 SRS treatments per the two tumors. I had esophagitis that lasted around 1 week after completing.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Lindie
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    8 days ago
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    Yttrium-90 microsphere radioembolization

    Radiation

    Getting ready to start this treatment

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Becca0453
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    9 days ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Eight years of every freaking 3 to 6 months of testing and I get it again in other breast! I was told it would be at 20% chance that...

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