• rufrank
    • Experience with Small Intestine Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Intermittent nausea, neuropathy (fingers), weight loss

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    • Diansky
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Small ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Open abdomen surgery in February went according to Hoyle, thank goodness. In retrospect, recovery was not so bad. It certainly could...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    11 days in, 7 days post op. Home nurse care 2 weeks.

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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    I have anxiety, no appetite, and very dry skin and crispy dry hair.

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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I take one Glee Vek every day.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    to the emergency room thinking I was having a gall bladder problem and ended up having a 12 pound GIST removed from my abdomen. I f...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cheech48
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Small...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband is in stage 3 of his small intestine cancer. He cannot take anymore chemotherapy, but might continue chemo if his blood ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. over 5 years ago
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    Familial Carcinoid Tumor

    Clinical Trial

    Evidence of a hereditary factor.

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    • mzjacksoka
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal St...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Meet with the doctor. we discussed GLEEVAC, I did my homework if I take it and then you still have to go in and take the tumor, you...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mzjacksoka
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal St...
    over 5 years ago
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    Endoscopic Ultrasound

    Procedure or Surgery

    Second GI doctor says, "I really think it is from your gastric sleeve" (I had weight loss surgery a year earlier) "or it could be so...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • mzjacksoka
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal St...
    over 5 years ago
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    endoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Wonderful GI doctor. He said I had some inflammation, then he said, "I want to refer you to another doctor to have an endoscopic ul...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • mzjacksoka
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal St...
    over 5 years ago
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    CT scan to check lung nodules

    Oh No

    I had some lung nodules that I decided to see a pulmonary doctor after I had surgery to remove part of my kidney (Stage II kidney ca...

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