• Zainmom
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    6 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am doing weekly low dose chemo to boost my daily radiation therapy. The low dose has caused minimal side effects, the worst being ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mommad
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I put neutral beacause each person is different. What I felt affected me may not affect you the same way.

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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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    • Meg155
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I can’t seem to live a normal life because I’m still having side effects from the chemo and radiation. I spend a lot of my time cryi...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Taz
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have had seven different chemo regiments. But my oncologist formatted a plan and I am still here. Cisplatin, carboplatin, taxol,...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mom started chemo today. She slept through most of it. The doc also gave her an immune system supplement to take daily. I asked the ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. about 2 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The pain medication no longer works for my sisters pain.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Blaze
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervical...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had low dose Cisplatin once a week for 5 weeks. During this time having external radiation for 6 weeks and internal radiation once...

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Zofran = my hero Works great Works quickly Works without building tolerance! (Super important!)

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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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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Depression medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Ativan, as needed for anxiety (typically take only before bed to help with wound up brain calming down for sleep; rarely taken durin...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    In hospital: - Patient-administered Morphine pain pump Rx: Oxycodone 5/325: 1-2 every 4-6 hours (These went by extremely qui...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 3 years ago
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    Depression medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Zoloft began 4/7/2016

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Diane12
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo treatment is once every 3 weeks and lasts 8-9 hours each time

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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