• BettyAl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    4 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Since 1995, I have had four rounds of external radiation. Sometimes 4 weeks, others 2, or 7, depending on the seriousness of the tum...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BettyAl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    4 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tomaxifen for 5yrs had awful side effects, mainly an unexpected heat coming from the center of my chest, at any time, then moving to...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BettyAl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    4 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I dealt with swelling, fluid that needed to be extracted and pain. These lasted about three weeks.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • BettyAl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    4 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Since my first diagnosis of Ductal Carcinoma in 1995, completing lumpectomy, radiation and 5 yrs of Tomaxifen, I cannot described th...

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  1. 4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My son has been doing chemo every other week since June 2016 his scans came out clear until 2018 his cancer has now spread to his lu...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It's gonna be tough.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 4 months ago
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    Found more spots

    Oh No

    We're hoping it's just inflammation in the rectum, but they have to do another colonoscopy to determine...a week from the start of m...

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  4. 4 months ago
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    Radiation

    I haven't started it yet, but I know that the radiation is so close to delicate skin that it will be miserable for the next few mont...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • PatsQueen
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    4 months ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Fatigue, rapid heard rate, low blood pressure within the first 6 days after treatement. Nausea, difficulty eating

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    • PatsQueen
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    4 months ago
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    immunatherapy in Mexico

    Other Care

    We went to TJ Mexico for a month to Hope 4 Cancer - they successfully shrank my mass by 1 mm but had to go with the conventional wes...

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    • LuBis
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Pneumonectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just out of rehab,was told test came back negative,but will still have to have chemo to make sure all cancer is gone,can not do radi...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LuBis
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    From lung transplant clinic.transplanted right lung 7yrs ago,just told of cancer in old left lung.

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