• SMC
    • Experience with Verrucous Carcinoma, Vulva...
    over 7 years ago
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    deciding that the palliative treatment was the best choice

    Decision Point

    when we found out Mom had a lump and it had spread to the lympnoids in the groin our lives changed from Mom being an active senior t...

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    • ina
    • Experience with Melanoma, Vulvar Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    the recovery after surgery was painful unable to sit or walk for to long,however in time pain became more bareable,

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • SMC
    • Experience with Verrucous Carcinoma, Vulva...
    over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    palliative treatment

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Shona
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Chemo is completed. Now looking toward surgery in February 2013. This is also my birthday month!! Much to be thankful for.

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    • Shona
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had to be hospitalized for a week during each session. Two hours from home. As a wife, mom of a 2 yr old & active business owner t...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I use two different Chemo medications, now. I have to be in the hospital for a week out of every month. I get sores on my legs and...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 7 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Again...I hate this!

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  3. over 7 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Had a pet scan...no cancer! Yeah!!!!!!

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  4. over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a radical surgery. They removed the entire left side of my vagina, part of my urethra, and both my inner and outer vaginal li...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. over 7 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Had PET scan....no cancer!! Yeah!!!!!

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  6. over 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    It was horrible! Had third degree burns on the most sensative part of my body....my vagina! Did not start having side effects until...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had Chemotherapy once a week for 6 weeks.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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