• abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Recently started Folfiri, and my first 2 cycles have gone surprisingly smoothly. However, I'm not up to full dosage yet, and they h...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Nana212
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    2 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    digestive issues continue

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    3 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Spots in the lung; I'm no longer operable. I'm now in for long-term chemo. No polite words can express my feelings.

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    • abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    3 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    We've now added a lymph node. More surgery soon.

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    • MsRider
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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
    7 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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