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... o deal with from now on. Somedays I find that the issues that you and alot of us will have to deal with for the rest of our days our just unacceptable. All the side effects that we deal with from treatment also I find unacceptable. What do you think about this? ... (23 replies)
... s on oxiplatin. I still have a little numbness in my fingertips and toes. I am so glad to be able to drink cold drinks again. Like I said I was lucky as my side effects were mild. My hair thinned out some, but at least I still had hair. I didn't have alot of problems when I had my bag. ... (12 replies)
... s on oxiplatin. I still have a little numbness in my fingertips and toes. I am so glad to be able to drink cold drinks again. Like I said I was lucky as my side effects were mild. My hair thinned out some, but at least I still had hair. I didn't have alot of problems when I had my bag. ... (23 replies)

... felt very smooth from hair loss, and I had anal itching. I used cream, tried not to scratch and did sitz baths. I wished they would've counseled me more on the side effects before I started. It can cause sexual problems. ... (12 replies)
... apy drugs in my second round, after surgery to remove the tumor. The drug is oxaliplatin, name brand is Eloxatin. My oncologist told me of the likelihood of this side effect, so I was not surprised. ... (12 replies)
... ith me. There were times during treatment that we wondered if he would get through it all. He had a rough time. Unfortunately, radiotherapy can have some serious side effects but one has to balance the disadvantages against the advantages. ... (12 replies)
... I had full spectrum pelvic radiation in 1974 due to uterine cancer at age 22 and a complete hysterectomy. Since then I have had numerous issues which I was never warned about. ... (12 replies)
... ng g.i. issues and have not returned to work since 2005. After a recent test called a defacagraphy, I was told the pelvic radiation I received in 2005 damaged my pelvic floor and wall and that is why I continue to have problems either going too much or being constipated or experiencing seepage or fecal incontinence. ... (12 replies)
... monitored floor. I think because the main purpose of the drug is for the heart, but a side effect they have discovered is that it helps the g.i. system. ... (12 replies)
... monitored floor. I think because the main purpose of the drug is for the heart, but a side effect they have discovered is that it helps the g.i. system. ... (23 replies)
... neuropathy in both feet and sometimes in fingers. It was a side effect of Oxaliplatin, and I think I've posted about this before, so I'll stop unless someone asks more about it. ... (12 replies)
... chest pains, I had to stop taking it. I was told that in rare cases Chemo of any form can cause an allergic reaction, so I never did get chemo of any form, just radiation for the tumor in the lower bowel. I had requested the pill format because I had heard that it wasn't as bad as the other options. ... (5 replies)
... I can't tell you whether or not it will be successful, however, MOST times radiation is given, it is quite successful. ... (4 replies)
... s on the 5FU only. That is when I just could not tolerate the pump so I switched to the Xeloda pills. I stayed on the pills for the entire time I was having my radiation treatments. Because I did not fare well with the port, I opted to have it surgically removed not too long after all of my radiation treatments were done. ... (8 replies)
... Versus my 6 or 7 out of 10 AFTER chemoradiation.... think about it AFTER I had CHEMO AND RADIATION I still had 6 or 7 nodes positive. Makes an oncologist wonder how the heck many were positive before treatment. ... (22 replies)




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