• Peeco99
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started with Erbitux cocktail - usually the 2nd protocol after Avastin stops working. Success for 4 years (1st 1.5 years w/5FU)

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    My 27 year old son has cancer.

    Oh No

    On the day of my last chemotherapy, my 27 year old son was in the middle of a workup for cancer. This is worse than my own diagnosi...

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    • rivlinj
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Go on or go off?

    Decision Point

    I was diagnosed in late March 2015 with stage IV Colorectal Cancer with a single, non-obstructing tumor in my upper colon with an in...

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    • shewoo
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfoxfiri4 regimen with avastin

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 2 Chemo 8 hours Cisplatin, Taxol and Avastin. Taste affected immediately. Fatigue came on within 24 hours. Four days down ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • KatieJ1957
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lun...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Decision Point

    I'm on a 3-4 month break from chemo. I was on Alimpta and Avastin maintenance chemo for my stage 4 nsclc after brain tumor removed a...

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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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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Round 1 Chemo 8 hours My cocktail is a mix of 8 drugs which include Cisplatin, Taxol, benadryl, steroids, and 2-3 anti nausea med...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • 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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    • 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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    • LadyV
    • Experience with Epithelial Ovarian Carci...
    about 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Been on several since diagnoses. First Taxol/Carboplatin, Gemzar/Carboplatin, Doxil, and now Taxol/Avastin. Taxol/Avastin not too b...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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