1. 10 months ago
    casssurvivor's Avatar

    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have only had 1 treatment so far with minimal side effects. I will update post after each treatment which will be monthly.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Golfingnut
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 1 year ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just finished 4th round of Yervoy/Opdivo combo infusion. Minimal side effects after round 1. Tired in afternoons, slight rash, itching

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Cntrygurl
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Accepted fairly well, minimal side effects, 3 yrs worth...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • debraml51
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 2 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have only had one treatment so far and handled it well. Hopefully it will continue rhat way.

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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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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My dad started biweekly treatments but did so well with no side effects he has started monthly treatments with double dose. Will wa...

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

    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Side effects have knocked his socks off! Fatigue, nausea, GI issues, etc.

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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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    • papabill
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just received initial perfusion - Keytruda - January 23, 2018 after initial diagnosis of melanoma on scalp with follow-up surgery in...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. about 4 years ago
    caensminger's Avatar

    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Pembroluzimab/Keytruda along with Mekinist chemo at the same time. It's hard to determine which caused what side effect. M...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. about 4 years ago
    caensminger's Avatar

    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Switched immunotherapy to Nivolumab.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. about 4 years ago
    caensminger's Avatar

    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Now I'm stage 4. Ipimumilab worked before, so I went back on it.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • DonnainRI
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Opdivo and Yervoy on the 16th of January. No real effects as of yet, but they gave me a huge list of possible side efects/to...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  7. about 5 years ago
    pinkpeachescat's Avatar

    Immunotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Keytruda/Opdivo for 2 years. I stayed on Keytruda for about 9 months, then switched to Opdivo because I was fainting when they would...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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