Jen's Journey with Stomach Cancer

Family/Friend: Stomach Cancer

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Male, Age: 66, Stage IV

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    • Jen
    • Experience with Stomach Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just starting out begining first round of chemo today....

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    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    about 5 years ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    Dad finished his first round of chemo on 3/29/12, He has been very sick ever since. he's not able to eat or drink, from nausea and vomiting and constant dry heaves. has had pain in his whole body and headachs.and orginally rash in spots all over his body but is almost gone now. is geting meds interviniously for nausea and headachs. he might be able to come home on wed depending on his calorie count. praying for his recovery and return home soon....

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    about 5 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    My dad had his second round of chemo on 4-13-2012 it went better this time he has not been as sick. he still is very tired, has good and bad days and had to shave his head. he has been starting to show signs of depression, but then has really good days than bad.

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    • Jen
    • Experience with Stomach Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Its been a year now since the diagnosis. Now taking a month off of chemo!

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