Experiences with Drug or Chemo Therapy experiences

    • Roma
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    5 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am receiving only avd insurance doesn’t want to cover for brentuximab I had a reaction to bleomycin anybody there in the same situ...

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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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  1. 8 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    They told me I had a tough dosage for my chemo and they weren't sure I could do it. But I did, it kicked my butt for 11 days out of...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • ReneeBee
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    9 months ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    had to get Grantix shots 24 hr after chemo and for 5 days after. severe bone pain in jaws and chest

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • ReneeBee
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    9 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    had 6 cycles of ABVD

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 11 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am getting the BEAM chemo for stem cell transplant. So far the side effects have been fatigued - the pre-meds are plentiful and h...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 12 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This time around is harder as I am already so tired from the Lupus and Psoriatic Arthritis

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lolly916
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Severely ill 3+ days following infusions. Combo: COPP/AOPP 12 rounds.

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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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  4. about 1 year ago
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    Immunotherapy: Opdivo

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have had two hour-long infusions and no side effects so far.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  5. over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    In addition to the normal ABVD that is given to lymphoma patients, I am now doing Brentuximab chemo to prep me for stem cell transpl...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. over 1 year ago
    WoodsRLovely's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was diagnosed with Hodkin's Lymphoma in June 2017. After 6 treatements of the ABVD regimen, I had a PET scan which showed one tum...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  7. almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gem/nav

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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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    • GailJ
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had ABVD: doxorubicin (adriamycin), bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine from early Oct. through March. Was shocked at the amount o...

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