• BarbaraV
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was diagnosed 8 years ago, have had 3 treatments and 3 remissions and am currently on my 4th treatment--Bendamustine + Rituxan. I...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kenbre
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chronic L...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband was blessed to not lose any hair and had minimal side effects. Chemotherapy was administered from April 2015 until Septem...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • GailB
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chronic Ly...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Well my CLL is just not cooperative at all. Did not get a long remission after doing the Treanda & Retuxin. Held out as long as p...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lindyver
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    FCR (fludarabine, cyclophosphamide, rituximab) cycle 1 of 6 (3days every 28 days)

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Gcuervo65
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chroni...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was on Rituxin combination therapy from May 2016 until December 2016. This was a very difficult time and thanks to the support of ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Gcuervo65
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chroni...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    On Gleevec. Side affects are pretty harsh. Joint and muscle pains are affecting me the most. Nausea is more controlled with medicati...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • ShariSLL
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    FCR x 6 months. Had to work f/t to keep insurance, no caretaker (or cancer fairies to take care of life's responsibilities) = pretty...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Side effects

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Janmn
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Currently on inbruvica.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mja511
    • Experience with Fast Growing, Chronic L...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My experience of FCR chemo regiment was that it allowed me to continue to work in between treatments.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Kfegan61
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was so sick and weak everyday when I first started chemo. Took about a couple months to get used to the medicine

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I did chemo by IV for 2 days every 28 days for 3 months. I did 2 drugs the first of the 2 days (Rituximab and Bendamustine for 8 hrs...

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