Experiences with Chemotherapy and radiation combined experiences

    • Mitz
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    2 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Doing both proton and chemo at the same time wiped me out. With all kinds of side effects.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • gemt
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Made it through both then went on with chemo for 3 yrs until kidney's could no longer handle the meds...have been off chemo for 4 ye...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kelliOPS
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    6 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Not sure yet. Just had 4th radiation and start chemo 5/5

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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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    • NMFELINE
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    6 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    NO SIDE AFFECTS AT FIRST AND THEN THEY BEGAN. I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GO TO TREATMENTS LAST TWO DAYS BECAUSE I AM SO WORN OUT. SOR...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • gzwisern
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    7 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Finished 7th round of Carbo/Taxol. Fatigue is the worst. I have not lost my hair yet. I have to wait 3 weeks then a higher dose and...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sloan
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    7 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had a total of 4 chemo (3 day in a row each), 33 radiation treatments (blast to right lower lung, and 2 blasts mid sternum area). ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. 9 months ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Only 7 days left in my sister's radiation and chemotherapy

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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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    • Amygt
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Anal Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Anal cancer is allegedly one of the most painful areas to be radiated. Was told I wouldn't be able to sit stand walk or lie down for...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Nyphrodel
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was to recieve Cisplatin & Etoposide, a.k.a VP-16 (Brand name: Etopophos and Toposar) 3 days consecutively every 21 days, for 6 we...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TexasBecky
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My experience was very tolerable. I was anemic when I started chemo so I was admitted for 4 days with PICC line drip of 5FU and Mit...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I did my treatment and continued working part time

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Ewjelso
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy and radiation combined

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was diagnosed 2/15 after being treated for pneumonia for 7 mos, and had spread to shoulder and spine by then. Did 30 rounds of rad...

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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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