• sullymum
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    right now my chemo is agressive, 5fu, eloxatin,camptosar,leucovorin are the 4 that are given to me with emend and dexo..for nassau a...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • hilary
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Quarterly

    Celebration

    Dad had another clean CT scan ... 6 months with no change, no evidence. AND, since the Stent was removed in mid-August... his Tumo...

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    • Lucia
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I'm surprised this is all being offered at this time but I understand. Thankful, that the side effects are mild or so everyone seems...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lucia
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    At first upset, it was difficult to be diagnosed to begin with & when finally seeing oncologist, he states she's probably had for 2y...

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    • JonWilson
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Nothing yet

    Clinical Trial

    I am a pancreatic cancer patient. I want to ask my fellow brother and sisters if any has ever heard of a service called storemytumor...

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  1. almost 9 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    He feels tired the day after the gemzar but that is about it..ohh except for the hiccups, he gets hiccups the day after chemo for so...

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  2. almost 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started gemzar and tarceva 3 weeks on and 1 week off for gemzar and terceva 100 mg once a day.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. almost 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    We were told stage IV pancreatic cancer and needed to start chemo right away.

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  4. almost 9 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Mama passed away on November 4 around 9:30 p.m. It was very peaceful and just not as horrible as we were all expecting. Still sad, b...

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    • eself2000
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    it's definite the pancreatic cancer has spread to his lungs.

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    • Yoda
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    before I could start the scheduled chemo and radiation...my gallbladder had to be removed.

    Oh No

    emergency gallbladder surgery - led to ARDS. In hospital for 10 days

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    • Yoda
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Went in for Whipple July 23rd - exploratory showed ovarian cancer - ovaries and tubes were removed, and surgery stopped at that point.

    Oh No

    I was started on a different type of chemo...three treatments and am now scheduled again for Whipple AND removal of uterus, etc.

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