1. almost 6 years ago
    Rach2008's Avatar

    My aunt has anal cancer diagnosed yesterday haven't

    Oh No

    I am a caregiver to my aunt was diagnosed day Before yesterday . What do I need to do?

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    • garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
    • garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    Received platelet transfusion in hospital last week of treatment.

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    • garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Round 2 sent me to the hospital for 4 days with an extremely low red and white count, and low platelets. Receiving shots daily sinc...

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    • garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Round 2 sent me to the hospital for 4 days with an extremely low red and white count, and low platelets.

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    • garson
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    It was tough! Chemo and Radiation at the same time is brutal but I made it! Still fighting the low red count and very anemic.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 6 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    Just getting started. About to begin the treatment.

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    • tbyrd
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    So far the abraxane has not been to bad on me. I have joint pain (as if I'm coming down with the flu), but only for first couple of ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Uranus
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Remove port

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Uranus
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Radiation enteritis, vomiting, UTI, digestion problems, moderate fatigue, painful bowel movements

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    • Uranus
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Radiation and chemotherapy together

    Radiation

    3 days after I completed treatment I went into the hospital for radiation enteritis and a UTI. I was there for 5 days. During this t...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • tbyrd
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    this is my first dose of abraxane, the only problem is thepain in my hips from radiation is more intense now. I am having to start m...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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