1. about 1 year ago
    GBMsurvivordad's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Temodar- 1st child to receive in US

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JennyWren
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    No nausea or hair loss, minimal fatigue but still a battle to ingest knowing that it can do harm to good cells too

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • marly
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma (...
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    There was no surgery except to get a biopsy. No surgery on tumors because they are inoperable, deep in the brain.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  2. about 3 years ago
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    Avastin

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband started taking Avastin because is right leg was dragging and he was having difficulty using his right arm.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. about 3 years ago
    PattiHawaii's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Given chemo pills with very little impact.

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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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    • Cadubuc
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Hard to tell with brain radiation and craniotomy

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Nausea, leg aches, sleepiness, loss of appetite.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Temodar 120mg for 42 consecutive days. Maintainance treatment 360 mg for 5 days per month

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • cem
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocytoma (al...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    chemo, anti nausea, anti depressants used

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • dan55drew
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taking the chemo drugs was easy for my wife, no side effects and no impact to daily life.

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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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    • Skyzlimit
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 6 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband began his first radiation today. He will do 33 treatments, 5 days a week. Not sure what to expect other than we were told...

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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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    • Skyzlimit
    • Experience with High-Grade Astrocyto...
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband will start radiation and Temodar tomorrow.

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