1. almost 4 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The pain medication no longer works for my sisters pain.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 5 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Zofran = my hero Works great Works quickly Works without building tolerance! (Super important!)

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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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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 5 years ago
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    Depression medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Ativan, as needed for anxiety (typically take only before bed to help with wound up brain calming down for sleep; rarely taken durin...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 5 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    In hospital: - Patient-administered Morphine pain pump Rx: Oxycodone 5/325: 1-2 every 4-6 hours (These went by extremely qui...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kmcd5097
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 5 years ago
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    Depression medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Zoloft began 4/7/2016

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 5. Hard recovery that lasted way past a week. So over it.

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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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    • btookey
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a reaction to the steroids - made me sick for 3 days and like I wanted to crawl out of my skin. Not tired at all and once the ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 3 8 hours

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 2 Chemo 8 hours Cisplatin, Taxol and Avastin. Taste affected immediately. Fatigue came on within 24 hours. Four days down ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    veins getting hard to locate and only round 3. insommina here again, but hopefully only tonight and not through thursday

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 1 Chemo 8 hours My cocktail is a mix of 8 drugs which include Cisplatin, Taxol, benadryl, steroids, and 2-3 anti nausea med...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • laredosam1
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    updated from chemo updat on monday, as i did not know that it would be another 3 nights of no sleep again, just like last week. not ...

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