• kittykatt
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I spend 6 hours every 2 weeks at the infusion center. I take home a portable bottle of chemo that dispenses over approximately 48 ho...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kittykatt
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a port before, so I knew the procedure. I wasn't worried about that part.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • kittykatt
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Work problems

    Oh No

    I had accepted a promotional position 3 weeks before being diagnosed. Because of HR issues it took almost 2 months to actually move ...

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    • 4Laura
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancrea...
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Having recently completed chemo/rad for breast cancer, I think - how can this be? On 2nd round of chemo using Gem(?something).

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Chris72
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Fenthanyl patches side effects obstipation

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tiredness doesn't quite capture it -- EXHAUSTED but THANKFUL!

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    In fact I was operated three times. First time was to take a biopsia and put a biapass in the pancreas conducts. The second one was ...

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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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  3. about 3 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I misdiagnosed myself thinking that I had hepatitis B. So I took herbal medicines for 8 months. Symptoms were very similar. Big surp...

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    • mejenni
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My mom passed in April after a week in hospice. As much as it hurts, I am also grateful we were able to live with cancer for 2 full ...

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    • swttani
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Severe rash from head to toe....fatigue..nausea...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Itchy port

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • AustinMom
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Starting my 8th round of folfirnox on Monday. I just dread it. I get it every other week but just when I start to feel better I have...

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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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