1. over 1 year ago
    CancerChicky's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I started chemo a couple of months ago. It's been very hard on me. I stay sick all the time, run down, I look sick, feel sick, I'm j...

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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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    • SaraDeb
    • Experience with Pleural, Mesothelioma
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Dad was diagnosed 6/1/16. He received 3 rounds of Alimta and Carboplatin at 3 week intervals, followed by a CT scan. The scan show...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • OliverV
    • Experience with Epithelioid, Mesothelioma
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Next poison: Gemzar. Less toxic, fewer side effects, and best of all: It worked. All of the growth was gone in the first scan (a...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • OliverV
    • Experience with Epithelioid, Mesothelioma
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Cisplatin and Alimta were pretty hard on my system. And after 3 rounds of treatment, the next CT scan showed they did not work

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Bad Joint pain, Nausia, Mouth soars and nose soars

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Slenhart
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothelioma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Switched to Carboplatin and Alimita after two cycles of Cisplatin and Alimita. Switched due to the low blood counts (WBC) and kidne...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • awhisney
    • Experience with Epithelioid, Mesothel...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    After 2 treatments with alimta and carboplatin my chest X-rays show significant clearing in my affected lung. I have my appetite bac...

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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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    • Bri
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothelioma
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My cancer of unknown origin was originally diagnosed as endometrial cancer, but a followup PET scan prompted my doctor to change it ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • redwood42
    • Experience with Malignant Mesothelioma
    almost 6 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    easiest part of whole experience

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Psychgirl
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothel...
    about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo wasn't too bad. I had cisplatin and alimta. First couple rounds weren't bad, but they did get worse. I had 6 rounds, 3 weeks a...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Steahan
    • Experience with Epithelioid, Mesothelioma
    10 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • GinaDice
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothelioma
    10 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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