• Terry1942
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    Rituxan reaction120 minutes into first infusion. Infusion was temporarily stopped, restarted, and finished that day. No reactions s...

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    • Terry1942
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Rituxan (target drug); Bentamustine Chemo, Decadron Steroid. Tablets: Tyleol, Zofran, anti-nausea,

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    No Surgery or radiation due to gut location, even though very bulky 2.5"X5.5" tumor. Six monthly treatments of Rituxan (target drug)...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. almost 8 years ago
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    Imbruvica

    Clinical Trial

    In remission after 2 months

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    • 66Susie
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    almost 8 years ago
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    2nd opinion

    Celebration

    2nd opinion MD suggests no treatment. Just watch and wait. re do PET scan in 3-4 months and re-biopsy then if necessary. His team ha...

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  2. almost 8 years ago
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    Hospital Bills Resolved!

    Celebration

    We filed a financial hardship form for what they call "Community Care" for my husband's treatments and diagnostics, etc., and they h...

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    • Dave6412
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    As a result of a compromised immune system, I contracted MRSA. A 10 day hospital stay and around the clock antibiotics of every kind...

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    • Dave6412
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Relationship issues

    Oh No

    My sister passed away 2-5-14 at age 62 from leukemia. I watched as the doctors used her as a lab rat and caused a lot of pain. She a...

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  3. almost 8 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Doesn't last long

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  4. almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The port has not changed my life at all

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  5. almost 8 years ago
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    small cell lymphoma

    Oh No

    diagnosis on my birthday

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    • dsgriffin
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    After treatment develop peripheral neuropathy. Cried with pain in feet and numbness of toes and fingers...feeling like they were fr...

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    • dsgriffin
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished chemo on January 10, 2014 and celebrated by 60th birthday on January 11th.

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