• FreeBird
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    almost 9 years ago
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    PET/CT scan combo Buy One Get One special

    Other Care

    http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/UnderstandingYourDiagnosis/ExamsandTestDescriptions/ImagingRadiologyTests/imaging-radiology-tests-nu...

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    • betsy851
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    smile

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • betsy851
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    keep posative

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • FreeBird
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    Chemotherapy postponed due to low blood platelets. http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/PhysicalSideEffects...

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    • Madison
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Other

    Side Effects

    Developed incisional hernia

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    • FreeBird
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Home caregiving and self-care: First Aid to First Care

    Other Care

    I found this chemotherapy side effects worksheet on the American Cancer Society website http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/Treatmentsan...

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    • Ofie
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I am a three time cancer survivor. 1998 - breast cancer. 2006 - pancreatic cancer. 2009 - lung cancer. When I learned I had brea...

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    • mcalexan
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had Whipple surgery 8/30/2012. Have actually felt really good the past few weeks. Chemo starts tomorrow.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • apahku
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Weight loss

    Side Effects

    Trying to adjust to eating more smaller meals. Days where the pain was out of control (gas pains or reaction to dairy) couldn't eat.

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    • apahku
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Sensitive to cold. Definitely strong painful reaction to cold during the 5 days after receiving Oxaliplatin. Sporadically the rest...

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    • apahku
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Hair is still in the thinning out stage. 10/6/12

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    • apahku
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Eating problems (anorexia)

    Side Effects

    Became sensitive to textures,

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