• wbuckler
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 5 years ago
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    Whether to continue with 2nd line of Chemotherapy - Irinotecan

    Decision Point

    Partial obstruction put my husband back in the hospital where they found the cancer had metasticized to the omentum. Doctor gave us...

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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I'm just starting FOLFOX today but already in 18 hours or so it's really had noticeable impact. I'm already having the cold related ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy of Folfox with 5FU and Avastin supplemented with drugs for nausea (Compazine and Zofran)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was told by two different oncologists (one with a large cancer hospital in Houston) that chemotherapy would not be able to cure my...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rdsd
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfox and Erbitux

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Boomgirl
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just started chemo FOLFOX Thursday. Near the end of the oxaliplatin and leucovorin infusion, I suddenly, explosively, threw my guts ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Celste51
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo not started yet. It will be Folfox fortnightly for 2 days. Port being inserted tomorrow.

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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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    • Celste51
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just come home from having my 1st Folfox in the hospital and now waiting for the home nurse to come and fit me with the pump for the...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    2 Comments
    • hacker
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Doing Folfox 6 with Oxypalatin. Fatigue/chemo brain lasting 5 to 7 days after infusion. 3 infusions down, 5 to go.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    3 Comments
    • hacker
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Did capabeticine pills for 28 days while also doing radiation. Much more tolerable than the folfox 6 + oxypapatin that I am on now.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • renodude
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just started FolFox chemo. Two hours sitting in a chair infusing, then 45 hours on a pump I wear in a fanny pack. Had trouble slee...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. almost 6 years ago
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    PET Scan

    Other Care

    PET scan showed spots on liver and bladder are totally gone after 12 rounds of chemo. Spleen is enlarged and glowing as are several...

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    • rivlinj
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Have had 14 rounds of Chemo - Avastin, Leukovorin, Oxalyplatin, FolFox

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