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    Question: I am scared

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    Side Effects (Bleeding): Two and a half months ago I started bleeding every day and the oncologist reviewed the CAT scan and saw new growth with one tumor in the pelvis pushing through the wall of the vagina. It was suggested I have radiation to seal that area so the bleeding stops. My primary care physician wants me to have an ablation instead to avoid some of the side effects of radiation. The oncologist disagrees and says it might not be successful. So now I have decided to do a consult with radiation oncology but am investigating other ways to deal with this. Let's face it - if I go with radiation, it will be focused on that one tumor while the others will continue to grow. No easy answer here.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Debulking surgery): My hysterectomy and debulking went as planned but complications afterward left me bedridden for 4-5 weeks.

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    Side Effects (Chemo brain): It would come over me like a blanket being put over my head and then I could not concentrate or work effectively.

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    Side Effects (Anemia (low red blood cell counts))