• lfitz
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Small In...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Most difficult thing I've ever endured...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Gopher
    • Experience with Carcinoid tumor, Small ...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Received 30mg of sandostatin lar from nov 2012 through march of 2014 every 4 weeks. Tumors in liver began progressing in size in nov...

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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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    • honey25
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Strom...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am very depressed.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • middlesue
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Str...
    over 5 years ago
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    Gene-targeted therapy - Gleevec

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gleevec is a life-saving wonder drug. However, it has some very nasty side-effects.

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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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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I take one Glee Vek every day.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • cheech48
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Small...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband is in stage 3 of his small intestine cancer. He cannot take anymore chemotherapy, but might continue chemo if his blood ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ivyJ
    • Experience with Small Intestine Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Still take Cat's Claw and Guyanabo/Soursop. Also an anti-nausea med.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • JJFAUTH
    • Experience with Carcinoid tumor, Small...
    over 5 years ago
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    Sandostatin LAR

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    30mg monthly IM

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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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    • Teachaway
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Smal...
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had side effects the nurses and doctors could not fully explain

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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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  2. over 6 years ago
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    TKI (Targeted Therapy) - Gleevec (imatinib mesylate)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Puffy runny eyes, fatigue, but well-tolerated otherwise.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sur2210
    • Experience with Carcinoid tumor, Small...
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My experience with Chemotherapy is very unusual, because I am on a shot once a month called Sandostatin (Octreotide) and it only aff...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • kimkaytor
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Str...
    over 6 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taking the oral chemotherapy medication called Gleevec, forces me to stay on a schedule and remember to take my medication at the sa...

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