• Sann
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zone B-C...
    over 2 years ago
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    Rituxin

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am still in the stages of waiting for my first scan after I finished treatment in December. I have a scan in April, but my blood ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • nicki0920
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The second round of rituxan/treanda went better than the first. The head nurse saw how bad I looked on my first round. She had the...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • nicki0920
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had the first round of Treanda (Bendamustine) and Rituxan (Rituximab) combo today. I cant say that it was the most fun that I've eve...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nicki0920
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    almost 5 years ago
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    rituxan

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The four weekly infusions did NOT make any progress in shrinking my spleen. The remaining two have been cancelled as a result.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nicki0920
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Rituxan (Rituximab)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just took my fourth weekly infusion of Rituxan yesterday. The oncologist came in mid way through and informed me that it isn't work...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nicki0920
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    about 5 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Fentanyl patches kick butt! This is the first time in months that I haven't had constant pain. Best part is that I'm sharp on it. No...

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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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    • nicki0920
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    about 5 years ago
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    rituxan

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Only one under my belt. It was a little rough going in but I bounced back pretty quickly. I'm hoping they go more smoothly with pre-...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • patricia6
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zon...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My spleen was 5 times bigger than it should have been when I went into the Dana Farber. I was administered 6 rounds of chemotherapy.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • SDesai
    • Experience with Splenic Marginal Zone B...
    about 5 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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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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