• Kymmy
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagu...
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Had EDG for stomach pain ,Diarrhea, expecting stomach issues not esophaguses cancer . I asked it’s ok right , he said we have a lot ...

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    • CarlaSt
    • Experience with Mucinous (or Colloid)...
    3 months ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Neuropathy pain is part of it. Extremely effecting my life. My work, my ability to play with my grandbaby. I've been put on tamoxif...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • mandybruin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    Lovenox and oxygen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Extensive blood clots were found in both of my lungs so I was prescribed Lovenox in 10/2019 and I have to give myself shots twice a ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mandybruin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    I went into health crisis and was hospitalized for two days in 10/2019 after it was discovered that I had extensive blood clots in b...

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    • mandybruin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    I found out on 08/12/2020 that I have had a complete metabolic response to Carboplatin+Gemzar and now have no evidence of active dis...

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    • mandybruin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    After progression, I was started on Carboplatin+Gemzar. My hair started growing back on this combo. They gave me nausea medicine bef...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mandybruin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I started Tecentriq+Abraxane in 10/2019. Side effects were minimal. The biggest was the Abraxane took out my hair and my eyebrows.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Karenb1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Today was day one of chemo. At the cancer center over 4 1/2 hours. Had labs followed by EKG, then iron infusion before chemo could...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. 3 months ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    Painful mouth sores, very weak.

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    • Karenb1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    3 months ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    ER Dr. Screwed up and ordered another CT with contrast that caused a perforated bowel, so not only did he end up with a colostomy on...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Karenb1
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    3 months ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    Had to go to a small hospital due to insurance coverage. They do CT and sent him home. Dr. Called and said he had a blockage with ...

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  2. 3 months ago
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    Other health issues at home

    Oh No

    My wife had a stroke the week before I was diagnosed

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