1. over 9 years ago
    daniel_heskin's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    received folfox 5 combo of chemotherapy drugs. three days of treatment everyother week for six months

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 9 years ago
    daniel_heskin's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    started chemo april 20,2011, folfox 5 was the chemotherapy combo. 6 months of treatments, 3 days of treatment everyother week.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • DukeM
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started adjuvant chemo last week. Folfox. And so my 12 treatment 6 months journey begins.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Buckwirth
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 9 years ago
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    Multiple

    Other Care

    From the time I was diagnosed I believed my cancer was a little more benign than that of others whom I met and read about. Most who ...

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    • agrogan
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I started chemo ( FOLFOX, AVASTIN and OXILAPLATIN ) the first week of January 2012. I've had 4 out of 12 cycles completed. The most ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 9 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    I had my first FOLFOX treatment yesterday. Sometimes when I take the first bite of some food, my jaw cramps up for about 5 second. ...

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  4. over 9 years ago
    StunnedMike's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am starting my treatments next week. I will be getting 12 rounds of FOLFOX.

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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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    • CarolLHRN
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I started FOLFOX this week. I will have a total of 8 treatments. I sit in the infusion center for a couple of hours and then have ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • IKickedIt
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    FOLFOX 6 modified. Three hour infusion of that wonderful (note sarcasm) drug, oxaliplatin and leucovorin. Then 46-hour continuous ...

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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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    • CarolLHRN
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 9 years ago
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    Decision Point

    I had my follow up appointment with my oncologist today. My case of rectal cancer is a bit backwards. My tumor was removed before ...

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    • hessteh
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 10 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    [phone number redacted]: Xeloda with radiation, followed by adjuvant Xeloda. Minimal side effects, some hand foot syndrome. 2011 ...

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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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    • bobhess
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 10 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Fatigue has been the number one side effect and perhaps the hardest to overcome. Along with fatigue came mouth sores and neuropathy...

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