• MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfox with Avastin. Horrible cold sensitivity. Neuropathy. Bloody nose.

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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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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Nephrostomy tube place. Collection bag for urine due to blocked ureter. Very painful. Had for 5 months.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery to remove tumor inside bladder. Catheter for a week after.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Debunking and HIPEC performed. Doctor was hopeful that it was curative. Very hard recovery. Got a staph infection. Was down for thre...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    After chemotherapy infusions I was moved to oral chemo called Xeloda. Gave me hand foot syndrome, but I was still able to work.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months 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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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port surgery was pretty easy and not painful. My port has been a great asset to my treatment. I’m very glad I had it done.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Cytoreductive surgery. Was expecting HIPEC. Could not perform HIPEC because tumors were in removable.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Complete hysterectomy with debunking.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • NanRN
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    4 months ago
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    Surgery, possible ostomy

    Decision Point

    I am angrier then XXX. I don't believe I was cured and the remaining "scar tissue " was actually still the cancer...now I feel like ...

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    • NanRN
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    4 months ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    3 months after clear Pet scan, a CT showed enlargement, and a Pet showed uptake.

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    • NanRN
    • Experience with Rare Cancers
    4 months ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    4 weeks after ending tx, Pet Scan showed great success. Oncologist said I was cured. All remaining was scar tissue.

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