• Tsmls1984
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    over 5 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This was a every 3 week infusion and for me I would have one good week, one terrible week and then one week could go either way

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • caseydavo
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    over 5 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Alimta commenced as "top up" after 6 rounds of chemo. Very little side effects, perhaps 1 day in 21 a "crash (fatigue) day", enabled...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Debzee
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Completed 4 Rx with Cistpltin and currently will be continuing maintence with Alimta infusion

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MichaelS
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Same side effects only less on some days. Still very grateful to be in this position.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • NANA1947
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    VERY FATIGUED

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Raymond96
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    over 6 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband is now getting Alimta for maintenance chemo. The side effects are less than cisplatin but he still gets bad reflux from ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 7 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Currently on Bevicimab and Pemetrexed and so far it hasn't been all that bad. When I first started on the regimen I got my behind ki...

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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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    • nunu17
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    over 7 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Maint chemo is ongoing. Still experience strong nausea and severe tiredness every time for about a week.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 8 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My last chemo was a strong one, lost my hair again and lost all energy. Have been off chemo for 3 months. Last ct scan shows cance...

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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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    • samshope
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tarceva: Extreme fatigue, rash

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 8 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    http://battlecancer2013.blogspot.com/2013/05/climbing-mountain-in-dark.html

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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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    • vickief
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung C...
    over 8 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Well we decided that I should take a round of Chemo just to be on the safe side. It was more me that wanted it than my dr. so I di...

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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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