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Re: Radiation questions
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Thank you both for your responses. I live outside of Philly and the hospital system I'm using has several onco radiologists on staff. My onco gave me the usual "they're all equally good." I've become friendly with the nurse navigator, she's a BC survivor too, I'll ask her. I was really relieved to hear from you guys I probably won't have to have a tattoo! A friend had BC about 10 years ago and had a tiny tattoo so I thought everyone had to get them. I have to say the Taxol has not been a lot of fun so far - I heard it would be so much easier than the Adria/cytoxan, but after 2 Taxol treatments I've had bone/muscle aches bad enough to require percocet to get to sleep at night. The onco said there isn't anything else I can do about it, there's nothing to prevent it like taking the claritin for neulasta pain. It's only really bad for 3-4 days after each treatment and at least I know it will go away - so far no peripheral neuropathy!! Only 2 treatments left! When I'm done I'm going to ring that bell so hard they'll hear it for miles!!
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