Experiences with Drug or Chemo Therapy experiences

    • 0008184
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Le...
    over 5 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had to have a week of shots after chemo to build my white count back up. My body the following year didn't want to work. I had chi...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Orval
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 5 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The chemo takes a lot out of most people . Fatigue and loss of appetite , also the loss of taste or abnormal taste and smell. It is ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Hramirez
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemi...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had my second round of chemo. I had an allergic reaction to the treatment, had a rash from head to toe. Given antibiotics. This ch...

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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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    • Hramirez
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemi...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Was taken to surgery to have a port placed in my chest, left side. First round of chemo was 7 days 24 hours. I stayed in the hospita...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Bastetmau
    • Experience with AML with Maturation ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He was given nausea medication and a few other support meds, now he can eat.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Bastetmau
    • Experience with AML with Maturation ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    They switched his pain meds to Dilaudid which did a much better job of decreasing his pain, brought it to a 3-4/10 now he can actual...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Bastetmau
    • Experience with AML with Maturation ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He was given Morphine for the pain which brought the pain from a 10/10 to only 7/10. He was very grateful for even that small decre...

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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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    • Bastetmau
    • Experience with AML with Maturation ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He was started on a combination of chemo therapy drugs. He was unable to eat and had difficulty even talking. We weren't too sure ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • jvertalka2
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First infusion was very tough. After that, they gave me something to counteract the side effects, and there were no problems.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • rmlg
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Leuke...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I felt it was physically easy, however mentally it was earth shattering that first time.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Liha
    • Experience with APL (M3), which Usually H...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2010 DX, hospitalization for 1 month for chemo: Cytrabine (Ara-C), Daunarubicin and ATRA, then 2 rounds/3 daily sessions each as out...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  1. almost 6 years ago
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    Sprycel

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am a caregiver

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