• Kjamccune
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Panc...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am staying with family 900 miles from home because I want to have the best treatment around. This nasty little tumor has hijacked ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • G0915
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancreat...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Failed Whipple procedure.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I go for treatment at the hospital every two weeks, usually on a Monday. I get three infusions there, and go home with a fourth bag...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • TonySper
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First treatment wasnt so bad-but white count dropped and i needed a booster shot of Neulasta-neulasta had side effects-caused pain i...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • TonySper
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Oh No

    Stage four panceatic cancer with mets to the liver

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  1. about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    just had installed today so not sure on efgects or daily life impacts but went well and feel good

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • TheresaL
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    over 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
    over 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
    over 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
    over 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
    over 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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