• GAMMNG6
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Once a week while I was having radiation therapy I would also have chemo therapy. I had the drug Cisplatin. While the nausea was not...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • GAMMNG6
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 35 sessions of radiation therapy. I was blessed with some super awesome techs.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • GAMMNG6
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    Met with specialist

    Oh No

    At my 6 week surgery check up I got to meet with the specialist that did my surgery and I knew that something wasn't as it seemed. A...

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    • GAMMNG6
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

    After surgery I had to use a catheter to void my bladder for almost a month.

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    • GAMMNG6
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    Radical hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went into the operation not knowing if it was going to be a same day surgery where they checked my lymph nodes and decided to leav...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    Psychosocial

    Other Care

    I go to a counselor every week.

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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had diarrhea and burns on my vaginal and anal area, but when I finish the radiation then my skin began to heal. Also, I had 3 Inte...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had 3 kind of chemotherapy (total- 9). Side effects: nausea, vomits, hair loss but is reversible. My hair began to grow before to...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This port is very great!!!

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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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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    I had numbs on my feet but right now I don't feel anything about numbs. Also, I had vomits, nausea, diarrhea, depression (anger, a...

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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    Fertility

    Loss

    My menstrual period (never come back) and sex desire but already is back. I have hot flashes. Actually, I take pills for hot flashes...

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    • elisa31
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 9 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I finished my treatment on February 28/2012. April 25: my doctor said: Elisa, the PETSCAN is negative!!!!! everything is great! your...

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