Chemotherapy and radiation combined - sue57

Drug or Chemo Therapy Associated with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Anal Cancer. Posted on August 21, 2013 View this journey (21 Experiences)

Will be having chemo with 5-FU (something about that abbreviation says it all cancer!) on day 1-4 and 29-32, shot of mitomicyn on day 1 and 29, concurrent with 5 weeks of radiation 5 days a week. Will fill in the blanks later...

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

    My tumor was not removed -- it had eroded the wall of my vaginal canal and caused a recto vaginal fistula that I still have -- they tried 1 surgery to repair and it was such a horribly painful experience I don't know if I would let them try again. Because of this they waffled with my staging IIIa or IIIb.
    I was trwated with 5 fu and cisplatin -- radiation at the same time.

    over 4 years ago

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