• Gypsy120
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Start Sept 2

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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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    • jujunoodle
    • Experience with Endocrine Tumor (NET)
    almost 4 years ago
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    Octreotide

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am currently doing monthly Octreotide injections in my oncology office. I used to do them daily at home but this is hugely better...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Philly
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My sister had whipple surgery 3 years ago t3n1. Now back in abdomen 2 small tumours got to have very strong chemo , but at the momen...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • GigiS
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Diarrhea, nausea, hair loss and major weight loss.

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    • GigiS
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    We were told she had kidney failure and placed in hospice and can not receive treatment.

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    • LESLIETOO
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Have had 23 FOLFIRINOX chemo treatments

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • greatlife
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Folfirinox. extreme loss of energy. Some nausea. extreme hair loss. Very difficult regimen

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • greatlife
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    recurred in pancreas and in lungs

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    • meribethaz
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pan...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Symptom Management

    No sign from Fred the tumor. Still chasing erratic blood glucose readings due to chemo poison. Diagnosed Jan '15, still in good cond...

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    • Littlebit
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    So far I am handling chemo much better than I expected. I have very little nausea which is totally controlled by a prescription dru...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Littlebit
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I much prefer the use of a port to weekly IV's.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Littlebit
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Baseball size malignant tumor on tail of pancreas and 4 walnut size tumors in liver, several tiny tumors in both lungs diagnosed thr...

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