• keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

    Swelling of entire neck w/ pain, headache, increased edema, partial separation of incision.

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    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Jan 2014- Surgical removal of suspicious tissue in left neck and lymph node resection. Large incision.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    almost 5 years ago
    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    PET scan Dec 2013 found activity in left neck/supraclavicular area.

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    • keahemalie
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cance...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Lymphedema

    Side Effects

    Right arm and breast. Lymphedema physical therapy and compression garments. June PET scan showed suspicious activity near left vocal...

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    • ITs2015
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Tired, Tough to sleep. Mouth fills with mucus. Cant eat solids. No taste to food. Some headaches.

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    • ITs2015
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Some pain from radiation on jaw. Also tired. cant swallow/chew etc

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • ITs2015
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Cancer, ...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Makes you tired. Killed taste buds. Food has no taste.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Rando2011
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carci...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The Doctors who handled the implant and removal of the chemo ports were excellent. The implant doctor made it a point to tell me tha...

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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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    • Rando2011
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carci...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Doctors believe it's likely to have originated from the lung.

    Oh No

    The beginning of my journey occurred on July 5, 2011. While showering I felt a lump in my left neck/clavicle area. Within 2 days I h...

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    • Mhunter
    • Experience with Cancer of Unknown Prim...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Now In a skilled nursing facility. The level is basically comfort care. Most of the day is spent in a wheel chair in a huge room. we...

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    • Mhunter
    • Experience with Cancer of Unknown Prim...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Diagnosis of less than 6 mos

    Decision Point

    After being diagnosed we had to decide what to do . Dr felt that treatment at this point would do damage and not be helpful.

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