Experiences with Maintenance chemotherapy experiences

  1. 9 months ago
    kelsosalive's Avatar

    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    she lost all of her beautiful hair. she was embarrassed to be bald. she felt it was all her fault.

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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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    • Tsmls1984
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    11 months ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This was a every 3 week infusion and for me I would have one good week, one terrible week and then one week could go either way

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. 11 months ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    XXX...XXX...XXX...and some more XXX pumped straight into My body

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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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  3. 11 months ago
    wheezyCough's Avatar

    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Another dose of XXX

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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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    • caseydavo
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    about 1 year ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Alimta commenced as "top up" after 6 rounds of chemo. Very little side effects, perhaps 1 day in 21 a "crash (fatigue) day", enabled...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Debzee
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Ca...
    about 1 year ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Completed 4 Rx with Cistpltin and currently will be continuing maintence with Alimta infusion

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Manohari
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    He tires easily. The 1st chemo wasn't too bad in terms of side effects. He started coughing badly all over again only 2 days before ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MichaelS
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Same side effects only less on some days. Still very grateful to be in this position.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • NANA1947
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    VERY FATIGUED

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Raymond96
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung...
    about 2 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband is now getting Alimta for maintenance chemo. The side effects are less than cisplatin but he still gets bad reflux from ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Undeterred
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Ca...
    over 2 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taxotere was much harder on my Uncle versus the Carboplatin and Etoposide combo that we used for the first 6 months.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 2 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Currently on Bevicimab and Pemetrexed and so far it hasn't been all that bad. When I first started on the regimen I got my behind ki...

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