• kashubian
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Stom...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    04 Nov 2013 we started more chemo. Since we are in stage IIIB territory now, we had talked about the high chance of recurrence. D...

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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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    • Juddmaster
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished twelve rounds of Folfox/Avastin/Oxalliplatin Chemo!

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    • Cole
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfox for 12 cycles (in hospital for 2 1/2 hours & at home for 46 hours) every 2 weeks for 6 months.

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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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    • Juddmaster
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Could not have gotten through twelve rounds of Folfox without the support of my loving wife. The neuropathy from the chemo was a cha...

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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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  1. almost 8 years ago
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    basic 5FU no longer effective, had to decide on next step

    Decision Point

    2 options suggested: either attempt FOLFOX again using a desensitization protocol, or move on to FOLFIRI and Erbitux. Ended up going...

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    • PMB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The Folfox had added the side effect of hand and feet neuropathy It was difficult to do because of the port being so problematic,...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • PMB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 8 years ago
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    CEA rising

    Oh No

    cea kept rising.. Switched to Folfox, was not started on Folfox initially because doctors didn't think I was strong enough to handle...

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    • eyewonder2
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Don't really know yet, this was First day of FOLFOX with pump

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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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    • HUMBLELULU
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemotherapy(FOLFOX) 12 rounds...9 more to go.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jelenae
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Doing the Folfox regimen and having the pump to carry home was a bit awkward, but it beat having to make continual trips in to the o...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • RebeccaJ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Initially I was on FOLFIRI until it was discovered I have a KRAS mutation. I was basically unable to do more in the first 6 wks of t...

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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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    • alivenwell
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 8 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Looking into what vitamins, supplements, medical drugs, procedures help minimize or eliminate this side effect. After treatment was...

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