• Javanut
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I had been diagnosed with internal hemorrhoids for at least 20 years and had had a colonoscopy less than 3 years before, so when I s...

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  1. almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It's very early - only week 2

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 4 years ago
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    Do I get radiation treatment.... and where?

    Decision Point

    My PCP herself had a benign tumor in her brain and was very satisfied with her radiation oncologist. She called for me and got a rec...

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  3. about 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    The tumor is growing and the alternative treatments I have been using are not going to be enough to take care of it.

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  4. about 4 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    Saw naturopathic oncologist at Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center and added: PectaSol, Vitamin D, Vitamin A, 3-5 cups of Green ...

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  5. about 4 years ago
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    Container?

    Decision Point

    Feeling the need for a container for my journey with cancer, I contacted the Salish Integrative Oncolody Care Center and set up an a...

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  6. about 4 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Although the oncologist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was a very nice and capable person, he only had one strategy for me: 6 weeks...

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  7. about 4 years ago
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    My PCP has palpated a mass in my ass....

    Oh No

    I'd been experiencing discomfort for over 2 months when I finally made it into my PCP (a naturopath). I waited another month (when I...

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  8. about 4 years ago
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    CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

    Other Care

    Appointment with my PCP (a naturopath whom I have been seeing for 25 years), and eliminated some possible treatment options. And 5 o...

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  9. about 4 years ago
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    Where to go for oncology care - NOT going to oncologists that surgeon recommended

    Decision Point

    All the surgeon cared about in my post-biopsy experience was to tell me I have cancer and then schedule surgery for a port to be put...

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  10. about 4 years ago
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    Surgery through the anus to remove tumor

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon did not give me adequate information for after-care. I was very disappointed and will never recommend him to anyone.

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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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  11. about 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Really anxious regarding whether treatment worked and what is next.

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