• JenWeber
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I do inpatient chemotherapy treatments every 2 weeks. I am in the hospital for 6 days. I have done well with chemotherapy, just the ...

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    3 treatments of Doxorubicin over 10 weeks. Bad nausea, lack of appetite, fatigue, hair loss.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This was Ibrance in daily pill form along with radiation treatment to large lesion in right lung. Did not work. Lesion became necrot...

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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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  3. almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gemzar burns without saline dilution. Taxotere gives mouth and tongue discomfort and distorts taste for up to 14 days. Fatigue after...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kidsnboo
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I received steroids, nausea medicine then chemotherapy. The drugs were very tolerable except I was very tired and my white blood ce...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Lynne627
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I took Votrient after being of the Gem/Tax for a couple of months & getting my strength built back up. I loved it.

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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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    • Lynne627
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I started on Gem/Tax the end of January and began experiencing extreme weakness & edema in both legs & left arm. My Dr took me of t...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Mmsto70
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The chemo was hard on me, but everyone is different. I seen people during treatment having it easy & others having it much worse the...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • pagirl
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My mother got cellulitis after first chemo treatment. After antibiotics in the hospital and at home it looks like it is cleared up....

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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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    • txcin12
    • Experience with Leiomyosarcoma
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started 6 rounds of Chemo with Taxotere and Gemzar. Did really well at first but ended up retained lots of fluid. It is slowly wor...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was diagnosed August 31 2012 with leiomyosarcoma with mets to lungs at Stage IV. Was on Gem and taxotere for 6 months, Took a 5 mo...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  5. about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gem/Tax regimen

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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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