• pennyo
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    11 days ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    When it rains it pours... just got back from the Dr. They misread the PET scan, cancer showed up in lung too. Biopsy to confirm comi...

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    • pennyo
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    15 days ago
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    PET Scan results

    Celebration

    Results are back from scan this morning... cancer has not spread!! Dr was worried ( not as much as me) but looks like just the breas...

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    • pennyo
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    17 days ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not exactly what I was expecting, but not too bad. Sore, bruised, and stiff...but the sedation was fun! Had a good time messing with...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. 18 days ago
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    PET SCAN w/without contrast

    Procedure or Surgery

    PET Scan determined that my cancer has spread to multiple areas. Pretty much all over. I'm Stage IV NSCLC. Very scared.

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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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    • LauraRem
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    22 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Two oh nos, really. First was 2 months into treatment I developed a rash all over my body. They had to stop the immunotherapy, so ...

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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    test & scan results

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had: - liver biopsy - MRI - PET - CT (performed some time ago and results already known) Forgot to include an update to te...

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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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    • wendyp1000
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterin...
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Let me explain - the first 4 chemo's had very distinct side effects (nausea, dizziness, lack of coordination, NEUROPATHY, vision iss...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Patrick27
    • Experience with B-Cell Skin Lymphoma
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Yes, got done with chemo 2 months ago, wow talk about side effects post chemo,had no idea what Iwas in for,weakness,fatique,depressi...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • MarciaLynn
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cel...
    about 1 month ago
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    Great PET scan results!

    Celebration

    PET Scan in Feb. 2018 after completion of chemo showed previous lymphoma tumors were gone.

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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    about 1 month ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Pet scan reveled cancer cells in liver. Possible in lungs.

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  2. about 1 month ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    7-12 lymph node biopsy came back positive. 7-18 PET scan. No spread.

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    • Bluefox
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung C...
    about 1 month ago
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    Targeted therapy no longer working

    Decision Point

    After 22 months on Tarceva, there is now progression. We have had a rocky relationship with my oncologist and everything came to a h...

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