• Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    While having radiation, found lumps at 2 sites along the edge of the new graft. Decided to removed (shaved off down to the bone) aft...

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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    A couple of weeks after completing radiation I noticed a new lump at the front right of my scalp. GP biopsy, more SCC, back to the p...

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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Not long after last surgery I went back for a checkup with the plastic surgeon to monitor healing. Along the scar line at the front ...

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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    A second lump appeared not far from my first resection. Biopsy revealed more SCC. Thee was a 3 week delay in excising it as my plast...

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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    After a small lump on my head didn't respond to a skin cancer cream, I had it removed by my GP. Diagnosis was SCC, and I was referre...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • detective
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    I have constant nausea and severe fatigue when I am applying the ointment. It is worrisome as the doctors seem surprised by how stro...

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    • detective
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 5 years ago
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    Topical drugs (on the skin)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I did not expect a little ointment place on my nose to make me so sick!

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • detective
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 5 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The doctor prepared me for minimal side effects and therefore little risk to keeping my jobs etc. That is not what is happening it ...

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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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    • detective
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 5 years ago
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    strong reactio to the flourouracil ointment

    Oh No

    I am having strong side effects from the ointment that are surprising to my doctors. Apparently the reactions are much stronger than...

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    • Wawa
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, Ski...
    over 5 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    BOOP its a rear form of pneumonia you get from chemo and many others

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  1. almost 6 years ago
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    Curettage and electrodesiccation

    Procedure or Surgery

    This seemed to heal faster than the biopsy that was taken through curettage only.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. almost 6 years ago
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    Cryosurgery (cryotherapy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had one actinic keratosis frozen off and it didn't hurt a bit. It has healed quite nicely.

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