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Long-Term Effects of Treatment
Archives for January 2011
Loss of all taste and smell
I had chemo for 10 months, followed by a double mastectomy and then radiation for 6 weeks. I am 72 years old and this happened three years ago. To date, I have no sense of smell or taste which makes eating an unpleasant experience. I do eat because I know I need to. But there is absolutley no enjoyment in it. The whole…
I am a somewhat healthy 36 year old male who is about three or four months past a quintuple coronary artery bypass graft surgery. The radiation used to save my life from leukemia had caused so much scar tissue in my arteries that when it was found, I was in the intermediate stages of a profound fatal heart attack! But, it…
blood in urine
My mom finished with 6 months of chemo on 12-23. She had colon cancer was undergoing the 5FU chemotherapy. A week ago they found microscopic blood I her urine. All testsindicate no spread of cancer. Have any of you had any experience in this?
Long term effects if radition for uterine cancer.
In 1998 I had a radical hysterectomy and 28 radition treatments plus 24 hours of a vigina inplant. I have had terrible time with diarea and bladder infections since . I have thought it was from the radition any one else with the problem ? LouiseWeezee
Looking for pediatric cancer survivors of all ages....
Hello Everyone~ My name is Stacie and I am a pediatiric cancer survivior. At 16 I was diagnosed with Rhabdomayosarcoma and was given 6 months to live. Well it is now 17 years later and here I am. I have started this discussion topic because I would like to know your experieinces as a survivior. I was hoping that you would…