Chemotherapy - fulto11

Drug or Chemo Therapy Associated with Small Cell, Lung Cancer. Posted on September 21, 2011 View this journey (8 Experiences)

Sept. 21, 2011. Day one. Using Etoposide and Carboplatin. Day two and three using Etoposide alone. Next chemo on Oct. 12, 2011.
Update: After three days of chemo; and one month later, beginning to lose hair but no other side effect. Good appetite. Pain in arm/shoulder unsure of what this is.

9/21/11 at hospital with IV drip for three day treatment.
10/12/11 Day clinic with IV drip of both meds. Taking home pills of Etoposide to be taken for next 2 days. Shot on 4th day for white cells and bones.
11/4/11 Repeat of last treatment. Took xray on this day. Saving Scans for end. Just want comparison from first xray.
12/2/11 Repeat of last treatment. Zometa also given with day one of IV Chemo to help bones. Comparison shows cancer gone from lung. Will continue treatment for 2 more times at three week intervals.

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

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