• TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    More recent CT scan/MRI continue to show that everything is shrinking. The Pancreatic tumor has shrunk from 4cm down to 7mm. The les...

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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Just normal fatigue due to chemo drugs, usually lasting just a few days during treatment cycle.

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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Have had some experience with chemo brain from time to time, but not too bad.

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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started regimen of Folfirinox (April 2016). Initial treatment cycle was set for every 2 weeks, but after the first cycle where I had...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Whipple procedure was initial option. Had a pre-op endoscopy, which uncovered that it had metastasized to the liver...surgery no lon...

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    • ceckersley
    • Experience with Endocrine Tumor (NET)
    over 2 years ago
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    First "stable" "no detection of cancer" oncology visit!

    Celebration

    Finally a year after my cancer surgery, and a liver biopsy I have received my first oncology visit where I was told I am "stable" "h...

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    • vecjr521
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    over 2 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    For Pancreatitis

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    • vecjr521
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the Whipple Surgery over 3 years ago still having complication: pain, stomach cramps. hard time digesting food

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Karen0330
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had 5fu with pump for 46 hours after initial infusion at hospital

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • GLORY
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Laparoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgeon did laparoscopy first then discovered spread to the liver with just a tiny spot but then couldn't continue withe distant pan...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • swttani
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemo drugs not working

    Oh No

    my mother chemo drugs haves sustained the cancer in my moms pancreas but hasnt affected the ones in lungs. actuallu they have grown...

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    • swttani
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Platelets are extremely high. Dr. not sure chemo is working.

    Oh No

    Patelets in my mom are extremely high. Dr not sure chemo is working. Scheduling scans. In the meantime they warn of possible blood...

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