• BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    It has been six years since my successful esophagectomy. I have beat the 4% survival odds Great Thank-you to my awesome surgical ...

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    • PatriSolo
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    about 3 years ago
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    Results from genetic testing of tumor

    Other Care

    HER 2 negative, no immunotherapy, CDX2 positive which explains no lymph system involvement and also offers increased survivor rate

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    • PatriSolo
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    FU 5, scheduled for 6 rounds. First day off pump started increasing my exercising greatly each day to increase effectivity.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • PatriSolo
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    about 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Metastasized to the liver, not via lymph system but via blood.

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    • PatriSolo
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    about 3 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    Hyperthermia, ionic foot baths, extremely low carb and no processed sugar diet, Trypsin, green tea, dandelion tea, Ozonated water, S...

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    • Hatman
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophag...
    about 3 years ago
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    Milestones

    Been two years since I came off the plat chemo. Still on the herceptin protocol, which doesn't have the hellacious side effects of t...

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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I passed the second blood test. I am now cancer free for 3+ years. Also I have survived stage IV esophageal cancer for 6+ years. ...

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    • MsLaurieZ2
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Starting 7/5/2016

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • MsLaurieZ2
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    over 3 years ago
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    Clinical trial ended

    Clinical Trial

    The cancer has decreased 50 percent in the lymph nodes. The tumor is a little thicker and there are 2 lymph nodes near the site lef...

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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    We found out that the cancer is in one lymph node and maybe the lung

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    • margiegg
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Should I push for treatment to start?

    Decision Point

    I am getting follow-up scans every 3 months. Six months ago the scans were clear - 3 months ago they showed spread to nodes - last ...

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    • Nanchie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Eosophagectmy 6 months ago . Recovering well and getting back to normal.

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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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