1. over 3 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

    Dehydration is dominant....The stents do give me disconfort at times but urinating is still sometimes problematic(I drink a lot of w...

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  2. over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    External radiation everyday for 6 weeks....1 1/2 hours to and from Hospital.... the radiation makes me very exausted and bodily HOT....

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo treatments once a week.....1 1/2 hour drive to and from the clinic. 4 hours of chemo and fluids.....First week was awful....Th...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a chemo port put in for ease in recieving my weekly chemo treatments....

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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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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Decided not to do last round of chemo.

    Decision Point

    Questioned necessity after labs and last scan were clear.

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Two months later: Tongue is back to normal color.

    Celebration

    No more purple tongue. Just leave toxins!---and don't come back! Purple on fingernails growing out. Neuropathy in feet tolerable.

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Hair is back

    Celebration

    Exactly one month later, hair begins to sprout!

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Celebrating ! I was determined and I did it! I kicked cancer's XXX. My mantra throughout : F--k you cancer. You're not getting ...

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    CAT scan to see results of chemo

    Procedure or Surgery

    Refused to do last treatment. Previous labs and scan showed clear so Doc ordered rescan.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 5. Hard recovery that lasted way past a week. So over it.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Mscloudy
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Pelvic lymph node removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    Probably not fair to select disagree for all mine because my surgery can with a complication. It's was robotic assisted and in tryin...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had utereal stents put in to keep my kidneys from shutting down due to the cancerous tumors in my cervix laying on the uterers and c...

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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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