• horsegirl
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    20 days ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    Five days of internal radiation was my choice over a six week five days a week regimen. Catheter insertion and removal was not terri...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • tlalex
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 1 month ago
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    Didn't accept

    Clinical Trial

    Could have done partial breast with external beam and brachytherapy combined for a much shorter treatment but decided against it bec...

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    • melanie62
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    9 months ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I am Savi sister. It was a long week of radiation twice a day. I had the best techs, and other medical staff. They answered my que...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Wnichols
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    The balloon was the most uncomfortable feeling.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Blaze
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervical...
    about 1 year ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    I also had 5 weekly brachytherapy sessions. The side effects were cumulative and become somewhat disabling by the end.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JohnK
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate...
    about 1 year ago
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    Choosing between Brachytherapy and Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

    Decision Point

    I am only 53, Positive Biopsy in 4 areas, 2B, Gleeson of 6 in all areas. Greatest percent is 25%. The only 2 Treatment Options I a...

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  1. over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Have to pee 2 or sometimes 3 times in the night Also Brachytherapy.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • LilyDex
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This was hard. Three weeks of fasting and prepping to lay on my back and be still for several hours was hard but at least the chemo...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    I had two tumors so I had two sites done with radiation at the same time. The worst part was implanting the second seeding device. T...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • loreta
    • Experience with Endometrioid, Ovarian o...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    After my chemo, radiation and brachytherapy treatments, I had a negative pet ct scan. I decided to let my bucket list be realized. I...

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    • loreta
    • Experience with Endometrioid, Ovarian o...
    almost 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I rested for a month after my chemotherapy. I had 25 days of radiation from monday to friday. Radiation gave me so much fatigue but ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 2 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    July 10th

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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