• Sylvc56
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    On second cycle of Avastin and Xeloda... seems fairly easy to deal with as of now

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Pathology from recent surgery was not clean. Random malignant cells were found in the tissue, not connected to the tumor. Next ste...

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    • abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    IntraPeritoneal post-op for my recent recurrence caused such pain (chemical peritonitis) that I couldn't complete the 3-day cycle. ...

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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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    • abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    about 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    10.5 hours of surgery to fight thru adhesions from 3 prior surgeries. Results are not all clear. There was a discrete tumor that wa...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • abrub
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcinoma ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    As my dr is talking to me about complete discharge from follow-up at 9 years out, my radiology report from the MRI I just had comes ...

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    • Sylvc56
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just underwent cytoreduction and HIPEC on 8/03/16. Painful & extensive are words I would like to use to describe it however, if thi...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sylvc56
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port placement went well however I ended up with a DVT in neck. Cannot use for blood draws. When I go for port flushing, tends to be...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Sylvc56
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oxaliplatin and Xeloda chemo, felt I couldn't breathe as soon as disconnected. Had 5 cycles, unable to continue due to neuropathy. C...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sylvc56
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Oh No

    Did you just say cancer???

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    • Jannikins
    • Experience with Mucinous Adenocarcin...
    over 3 years ago
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    Decision Point

    Getting a second opinion on treatments. Have contacted MD Anderson and started the process for them to go over my case.

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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went in to have a hysterectomy but came out having extra organs removed due to the spread of the cancer. We thought it was ovarian ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • shellaur
    • Experience with Appendix Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    25 external treatments and 3 internal treatments for tumor at top of vagina

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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