• pompeysh1a
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Immediately while hospitalized I had a carbo/pem/bev intravenous chemotherapy. Around the third cycle I started turning black and b...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • pompeysh1a
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    over 2 years ago
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    Video assisted thoracic surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    In short, I was a superwoman prior to surgery. Started going down by the head quickly after surgery and chemo.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Switching to another cocktail: Abraxane and Avastin. 4 more rounds. Day 1, Day 8, Day 15 and Day 28 (new Day 1)

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemotherapy Begins Again. Carboplatin and Avastin. Only 3 rounds completed as an allergy to Carboplatin develops. Day 1, Day 8, ...

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Prescribed Letrozole as my previous tumors had markers that indicated the treatment would be successful. And it was...for about 7 m...

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    September 2018, I was told the cancer had returned again. And again to my liver.

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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    The nausea got to be too much and I quit taking Zejula in May 2018.

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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Maintenance or consolidation chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Excited to be able to take Zejula. But wow, did it make me nauseous, even after dose reducing down to 100mg.

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    July 2017 Finished Chemotherapy!

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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gemzar and Carboplatin: 6 rounds received. Day 1, Day 8 and Day 21 (new Day 1).

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Laparoscopy, laparotomy, cytoreduction, R0 disease; metastases--perihepatic, peripancreatic, perihilar; lesion greater curvature sto...

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    over 2 years ago
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    New Chemotherapy or Surgery?

    Decision Point

    The chemotherapy stopped being effective in January of 2017. I had to decide whether to go the surgical or new chemotherapy route. ...

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