Experiences with Drug or Chemo Therapy experiences

    • LaurenInLA
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syn...
    over 1 year ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oncologist prescribed Hydroxyurea. I started with 2 pills per day. After 1 month, the dosage was reduced to 1 pill per day. I am ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. about 6 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oral chemo to bring down severely hight platelets.,

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • maryl
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syndrome...
    over 6 years ago
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    Vidaza, 7 days in March 2014, & undergoing now in April 2014

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Totally hubby's decision, we can stand & fight, or we can go to New Orleans one last time...roll of the dice...

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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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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Dacogen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have the usual side effects like nausea and heartburn. My eyesight will get blurry after a few days into the treatment as well. ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • babygirl50
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syn...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Revlimed

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Afraid it is beginning to fail.....had 2 transfusions in 2 weeks.......Feels so tired and lousy most of the time. Numbers just won't...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. almost 7 years ago
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    procrit, subcutaneously every week

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    About middle of treatment in 2011, started procrit injections to raise hemoglobin levels. These were subcutaneous injections once a ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. almost 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy with an IV infusion

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It also helps if you have a port inserted surgically, as it saves you many pokes for treatments or blood tests...I had chemotherapy ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • samcat
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syndrom...
    about 7 years ago
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    Dacogen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Almost died. Any chemo kills of the bad cancer cells, but also kills off your good cells eg. white, red, platelets.The only hope wit...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Paddyj
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syndrom...
    12 months ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Paddyj
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syndrom...
    12 months ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • MorganLA
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syndr...
    over 2 years ago
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    Jakafi

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • samcat
    • Experience with Myelodysplastic Syndrom...
    about 7 years ago
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    procrit, simple, easy, and absolutely no help. Did not stimulate bone marrow production.

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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