• Shansie
    • Experience with Lymphoma, Colorectal C...
    almost 6 years ago
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    SBRT

    Radiation

    Dx 3/14 Stage 111b colon cancer aged 51 Surgery - Sigmoidectomy 3/14 6 positve lymph nodes out of 15 12 rounds of Folfox, (Oxall...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Doing folfox, started on 9/18/15. After first treatment had a headache, tired and stomach ache. Been taking nausea meds. Only 9 mor...

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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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    • BradB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have had both Folfiri w/ Avastin and Folfox. I found both of them very challenging and am still suffering from neuropathy from Folfox

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Notiro
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    On FOLFOX cocktail for six months. Side effects: neuropathy which has not improved about a year after stopping. Other side effects i...

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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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  2. about 6 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    I feel like this one should be minor in the grand scheme of things, but it's a psychological blow that feels big. I must be part Wo...

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  3. about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I'm just finishing Round 9 of Folfox, and I received a pleasant surprise. My next treatment is the last one, as my lab results are ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sue_2015
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    After first round of Chemo (Folfox plus Avaistin) I had pins and needles in my fingers. I had to put gloves on to get something out...

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  4. over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had the 1st of 12 rounds of Folfox chemo. It went much better than I expected. I was pretty miserable the day after they removed...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Visit to oncologist confirmed RPCI's info that I don't have ovarian cancer, I have stage IV colon cancer that spread to my ovary. T...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • gilzma
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Diagnosed Dec 16,2014. Colectomy surgery. Jan9. Removed tumor and ancending colon along with 26 lymph nodes, 9 of which were postive...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sue_2015
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    FOLFOX plus Avastin are my chemo drugs. Sore mouth and tongue. "First bite" pain and can't drink cold. Can't touch cold things so ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sue_2015
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    After my chemo "cocktail" changed from FOLFOX plus Avastin to FOLFIRI plus Avastin, I went from constipation to constant horrible di...

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