You know, everybody knows the most common troublesome side effects of cancer treatment: the skin burns from radiation, the nausea from chemo, perhaps rapid weight loss (which is a good and bad thing), and sometimes-soul-crushing fatigue. BUT there is more to the side effects than that, and some of mine were positive! Continue reading Some positive side effects of my treatments
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I can’t answer any medical questions about any case but my own — I’m a survivor, not a cancer professional, and any symptoms or concerns should be brought to the attention of your own health care provider for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Before I start sharing my experiences and letting everyone in on my thoughts, I first need to express my gratitude to those who helped me when I needed it most.
Welcome everyone! My name is Sandi, and this month I celebrate my first year anniversary of surviving esophageal and throat cancer.
Every time I think back to what’s happened in the past 2 years of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, I recall bits and pieces and wish I’d kept a journal of everything that I experienced. It’s hard to look back and think, “Did I really go through all that?”