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    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo does cause the white blood cells to go low. When they are low you have no defence to fight off disease. (I stayed away from ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The anti nausea medicines were very good, though I still had nausea. Each type required a different time to take it (and the pain m...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Since I had probable cancer in the bones, I needed to strengthen the bones with monthly Zometa infusions, later it was Denosumab shots.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had Cisplatin and Navelbine for my chemo. It did make me very nauseated, but I took all the anti nausea medicines they asked me t...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my port put in the same day as my bone biopsy. It was an outpatient proceedure and it went very well. I was very happy to ha...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    16 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    prophylactic cranial radiation. Started this right after my hair was coming back in after chemo...then if fell out again, and it st...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    The thoracotomy was a big surgery and it took a long time to recover from it, but I am very happy that I was able to have it.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    16 days ago
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    Skin changes

    Side Effects

    I had bad radiation burns that were horrible

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    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    16 days ago
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    Shortness of breath

    Side Effects

    and still have it

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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    December started two oral chemo drugs.

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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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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Brain surgery for breast cancer that had gone to my brain...also it had mutated from triple negative to her2 positive

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    • kywysiwyg
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    16 days ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Still struggling trying to get my hair to all come back in. Before this started, I had 20 inches of hair cut off. I knew chemo wou...

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