• aimo5465
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfox and 5FU chemo that lasted 6 months and ended in February

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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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    • moondove
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 7 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    5/2/14 (while in the hospital recovering from surgery) husband found out that biopsy results came back. Out of 21 nodes tested, 1 ca...

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    • kimsgems
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have been able to tolerate the Folfox, with the exception of fatigue. The Oxciliplatin has left me with severe neuropathy in my h...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • dallasgirl
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    FOLFOX! Tough drug and I'm only on round 2 of 8. Hoping to push through so I can put this whole ordeal in the rear view mirror! ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
    • Gmo
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Finishing last treatment of FolFox tomorrow. Yay!! Not easy but doable. Ready to be done. Was rough in the beginning but after dr. ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    5 Comments
  1. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started FOLFOX for Stage III colon cancer 1 month ago. Experiencing neuropathy in hands and fingers, fatigue and closing of throat f...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First day of oxiplatin folfox meds. I was at the infusion center for 4 1/2 hours. Came home with the 5 fu pump. First day nausea ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Re-trying Folfox with desensitization.

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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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  4. over 7 years ago
    junebug0121's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This CHOP which is my only option is brutal.. at least to me. I feel as though I've chewed and swallowed glass, like someone has a k...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. over 7 years ago
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    I went for a follow up visit 3 weeks early for my colon cancer.

    Oh No

    I saw my oncologist, after being told to go to Direct Care. He had been "watching" slightly enlarged lymph nodes in my pelvic area s...

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    • slatebreak
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Second round of Folfox has obliterated me. I've had nonstop diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, for the past 6 days. If this is th...

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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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  6. over 7 years ago
    junebug0121's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Decisions, decisions. Do I have chemo or not? I was stage II.. but my cancer (due to not being diagnosed) perforated my colon (Yuck)...

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