• Journey
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo (and surgery) caused me to have anemia. I needed anti-anemia medicine for awhile until my tests came out OK.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Journey
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo does cause the white blood cells to go low. When they are low you have no defence to fight off disease. (I stayed away from ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Journey
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The anti nausea medicines were very good, though I still had nausea. Each type required a different time to take it (and the pain m...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Journey
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Since I had probable cancer in the bones, I needed to strengthen the bones with monthly Zometa infusions, later it was Denosumab shots.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Journey
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had Cisplatin and Navelbine for my chemo. It did make me very nauseated, but I took all the anti nausea medicines they asked me t...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MisterEd
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Ca...
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tarceva stopped working in June/2014. Started clinical trial August/2014

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • 4integrity
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar ...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    didn't work

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • 4integrity
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar ...
    over 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Treated with chemo pill, *Tarceva: severe short term memory loss...I'm told I became another person, bitchy, demanding,etc...OF NOT...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • karin_b
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    iam using iressa first once a day,but now each other day because of tom much sideeffects

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 8 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Currently on Bevicimab and Pemetrexed and so far it hasn't been all that bad. When I first started on the regimen I got my behind ki...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • nschultz
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Ca...
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Cisplatin and Pematrexid 3/2014 with very bad side effects. She had uncontrolled vomiting and was so out of it she doesn't r...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • nschultz
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Ca...
    about 8 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mom started Afatanib 9/2013 and began to vomit. She got so dehydrated she was in the hospital for two days with kidney failure. She ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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