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Can anyone advise me on this type of treatment.I will have combination of biological therapy and chemo.Im also having a picc line.
Hi Mandy i will have Bevacizumab/oxaliplatin/5fu I was offered this to start with as i did say at the moment i'm not ready for hair loss,makes even more real that i have cancer,sure you might have felt the same.i think the oncologist said this would be every 2 weeks the treatment,with a portable pump.i'm so confused by it all.i think its so much to take in.im still recovering from bowel op which was a shock in itself,let alone spread.Thanks for any help/advise you can give me,even what to expect with a picc line.bowpixie
Sorry to here about your cancer and need for chemo, has your's spread.
I was on the same chemo as you are having last year, and had the same side effect's as Mandy more or less. They did have to reduce my chemo as my neutrophils were very low and I could'nt have chemo 3 times.
To be honest I did'nt find the chemo as bad as I thought it was going to be, I felt tired, 2/3 days after each session, but after that was'nt too bad at all.
Good luck with it all, hope it goes ok , am so glad you have a good sense of humour and sound positive, as I really think it helps.
I am 63 with 2 lovely daughter's and 4 beautiful grandchildren, so have got alot to be positive for like you.
Take care, let us know how you get on ,
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