• Jbro
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    over 2 years ago
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    radioactive iodine -131 treatment

    Radiation

    three weeks on low iodine diet and extreme hypothyroidism to prepare for "the pill". Three days in isolation was the worst part and...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Jbro
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    over 2 years ago
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    Total thyroidectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    trying to get thyroid hormone levels balanced

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Jbro
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    over 2 years ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Diagnosed with follicular and papillary thyroid cancer 8/19

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  1. over 2 years ago
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    Update and on-going monitoring of lymphoma

    Other Care

    7/2019 - low-grade B-cell lymphoma or lymphoplasmacytic type in bone marrow. 10/7/19 - CT scan of chest and abdomen. Small nodes ...

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    • Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    On August 26, 2019 my doctor said my tumors were rapidly increasing in size and number. He said, with the exception of Chemotherapy,...

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    • Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PSA returned in April of 2019 and increasing rapidly. My PSA doubles every month. In July new scans show numerous tumors in my pelvi...

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    • Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Unfortunately the Apalutamide (Erleada) failed. I was on it for 3 months and it did nothing to slow my PSA down. I stopped taking i...

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    • Vino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Joint pains..weight gain..

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    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 2 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    had MIE at UPMC 5-2003 was T3N1M0 and still in remission 10-2019 you figure it out I am a survivor now 82 years old, walking 2.5 mil...

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    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    28 rounds no problems

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    did chemo and radiation and then on May 17 2003 had MIE at UPMC. All with minimal side effects.

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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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    • HSguide
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My port implantation went much better than I had expected. It's been 10 days since receiving it and it's still not real comfortable ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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