• Tgrosso
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    June 2018 started oral chemo called zeloda scan in Sept showed growth while on it. So stopped in Oct. 2018

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started 2 mg of Mekinist per day about the same time I also started the pembroluzimab. I experienced a HORRIFIC rash over 100% of m...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Strickland
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I would sleep 22 hours a day

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jcrn5246
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Interferon was horrible

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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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    • Moonlady69
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    After 9-1/2 months I had to stop the chemo. My doctor had wanted me to do it for a full year, but my body could not handle it.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Drug was Interferon Alpha 2B. Even taking anti-nausea med before infusions didn't help. I would take it pill form hours before infus...

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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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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Side effects did not take hold until 8-9 months of taking Zelboraf.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • teamAmber
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Minimal side effects considering how bad others have it... Rash and fatigue are the worst

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Many side effects........joint pain, skin rash, bowel problems, loss of appetite and smell as well as slow hair loss.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • 13Bubbie
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Bad reaction to first Chemo once on a second and third combo pill much better.Will be starting IV (Yervoy) on Wed really nervous.

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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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    • hoyazoni
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just beginning topical application of temozolomide

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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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    • lmholloway
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Looks like I've been approved for NCI clinical trial for Yervoy vs interferon. Don't know which I'll be getting yet. Should know by ...

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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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