• MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Put on Folfiri with Avastin. Hair loss and fatigue were the worst of it. Has mild nausea.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tanya76
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Many weeks after surgery I was helped by surgeon to get on a state run cancer insurance. Then the chemo started. I had taxol, carbop...

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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. over 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PET after 4 cycles atezolizumab (Tecentriq) & bevacizimab (Avastin) show mixed results: most nodes remain same or slightly increased...

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  2. over 2 years ago
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    2nd immunotherapy: atezolizumab (Tecentriq) coupled with bevacizumab (Avastin)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    4 cycles in & PET results were mixed. Oncologist agreed to do 2 more cycles & scan again. Last cycle in a few weeks so scan will be ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    6 cycles of Carboplatin, Taxol & Avastin with the last 4 cycles. PET at midpoint showed shrinking. PET after 6 cycles showed metastasis

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Hinde5
    • Experience with Metastasizing Mixed Tumor
    over 2 years ago
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    Avastin

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Makes me tire more easily

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Txlady
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    over 2 years ago
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    Maintenance or consolidation chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Began maintenance Avastin. The only problems I continue to have are recurrent UTIs. We don't know if this is a side effect or some o...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Txlady
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    over 2 years ago
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    Legionella Pneumonia

    Oh No

    After 5 cycles of chemo, I contracted Legionella Pneumonia (legionaires disease). The doctor thought I got it due to my compromised ...

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    • Txlady
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Began 6 cycles (1 cycle every three weeks) of Carboplatin/Gemcitabine/Avastin. Had to discontinue the carboplatin and change to oxal...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MsMarty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The battle continues...Chemo regimen consists of 6 Xeloda pills per day, broken into two dosages of 3 pills each. 14 days on then 7 ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Jaxun1
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    My wife's lung mass shrunk considerably this time and her hair is coming back! Alimta and Avastin have been the latest combination t...

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    • goodrob54
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I just started chemo this week, my treatment regimen is Folfox + Avastin. First infusion and no side effects but I imagine that wil...

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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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