• wapehani
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    First laparoscopic surgery to remove gallbladder and found it was cancerous. Then major surgery to remove rest of bile ducts, part o...

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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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    • AmyKay
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    Tumor marker in blood down from 297 to 137! After TWO treatments!! Looks like my cancer is responding to chemo! My doctor is cautiou...

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    • jim
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Low platelet count related to Gemzar treatment

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    • jim
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    Allergic reaction to cisplatin after 7th treatment

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    • AmyKay
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    i've only had two treatments so far - but i am EXHAUSTED! I miss my energy!

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • AmyKay
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Oh No

    went in for routine gall stone/bladder removal and a biopsy found the cancer

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    • Ginj
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Ginj
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    11 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ginj
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Ginj
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ginj
    • Experience with Gallbladder Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Psm
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gallbladde...
    12 months ago
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    Stent chaged, 1 1/2 months later the stent shifted. They had to put in a 2nd stent next to the first one. He ended up with E Coil in blood stream. Hospital for 5 days. Has been great since.

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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