Thanks court. It does feel like a good step in the right direction which is a relief.
Hi my husband has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and he is starting his second dose of chemo next week so far so good bit grumpy but he always was lol good luck
Hi how are you you said you had good response to chemotherapy did you have any sickness or any side effects thank you
Hi there! During the first 3 months the nausea lasted longer and longer - I took meds which stopped the sickness but felt queesy for about 3-4 days following each session. I ate little and often and found I could eat through the nausea. However I would strongly advise you make a fuss if the treatment isn't suiting you - I now realise there are so many mess and alternative treatments that can be used to make the whole experience more comfortable. After theee months the doctor reduced my dosage and I felt GREAT! The other side effect was tingling in my fingers (I had to wear gloves after each session!) and I couldn't eat or drink anything cold because it made my mouth all numb. But it wasn't painful, just weird. All in all chemo was 1000000 times less disagreable than I imagined. I met some lovely new friends and we wouls try to get the same appointment/same room each time.
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