• Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    On August 26, 2019 my doctor said my tumors were rapidly increasing in size and number. He said, with the exception of Chemotherapy,...

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    • Cobokat
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinoma ...
    5 months ago
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    Cancer has progressed

    Oh No

    After 1 year, 7 months on Keytruda my cancer has progressed. I will start a new therapy July 31, 2019 - Opdivo and Yervoy. Hoping fo...

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    • wyde1340
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung ...
    6 months ago
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    Immunotherapy (Keytruda)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had severe itching/rash, food tasted awful, water tasted awful. I had to be removed from Keytruda because my bone Mets were increa...

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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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    • ECFIGHTER
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    8 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    06/2017 got diagnosed. Did chemo radiation surgery. 2018 did full year of chemo. 12/2018 Metastasized to lymph node near trachea and...

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  1. 8 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have a 30 minute Keytruda infusion every three weeks.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. 8 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Since my lung cancer is metastatic and in my brain, radiation was needed since Keytruda does’t work there. The worse part of the rad...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 8 months ago
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    Keytruda

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Once every three weeks, I receive a half hour dose of Keytruda. It makes my body itch but absolutely no other side effects.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • rapid10
    • Experience with Lung Cancer
    9 months ago
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    Keytruda

    Clinical Trial

    Husband has taken 5 treatments. Side effects weight loss, low energy,shortness of breath.Dr. says he is doing good, scans are good.H...

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    • BadLungs56
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    9 months ago
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    Keytruda

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It worked but damaged both my immune system and endocrine system.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 9 months ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    My clinic sends me tests results via email,blood tests,pet scans,etc. (which I don't understand any of it) but one thing caught my e...

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  5. 10 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    After 6 cycles of immunotherapy (Keytruda), mixed results (liver mets & all pelvic/abdominal lymph nodes resolved. 1 enlarged lymph...

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  6. 10 months ago
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    1st immunotherapy: pembrolizumab (Keytruda)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Immunotherapy for mets to lymph nodes & liver. PET after 3 cycles: liver mets & all pelvic/abdominal lymph nodes resolved. 1 enlar...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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