1. about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    There is nothing easy about chemotherapy. My family made it tollerable and my faith made me strong. 9 months, 3 different types of t...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • janj
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymp...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First, FRC. Did okay. After RT R-CHOP very very sick

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • debbie1958
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cel...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    getting chemo was not to bad it was some of the side effects that were

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • debbie1951
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cel...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    R-CHOP 4 cycles with Neulasta for neutropenia. Nausea medications worked very well. Extreme fatique during the fist week following...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • lucifee83
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    R-CHOP chemo. Finished 2 rounds so far.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo #3 down- It's a bit more of a routine by now.. sitting there eight hours with relatively little energy to do much other than w...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Moonflay
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    First chemo was smooth sailing. The dosage my onc started with was fairly small due to my small size so it was decreased by 33%. The...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    R-CHOP Round Two: My appointment was at 9 AM, and I left at 5:30 PM. That's a lot of infusing. Thoughts-- the doxyrubicin stings wh...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    I just did my first round of R-CHOP chemo yesterday. I was there for over six hours. Everyone at the clinic is just so nice, and the...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • George
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Ly...
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    R-CHOP: the R is for Rituximab or Rituxan which is a mouse protein. If you allergic to this which I was, the reaction can be severe....

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Alya219
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

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    I have a very intense chemotherapy regimen. It was R-CODOX-M/R-IVAC and it can also be known as the mcgrath regimen. It involves rec...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Thamilton
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell...
    almost 10 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    So far he's not even on the hard stuff just the drugs to get ready for the heavy stuff and nothing is staying down :(

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