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  • pingpingli888 has replied to a post on the message board

    Thank you Harts for your response.   My oncologist did all kinds of check on me to find out if there is an infection. The fevor ususally last 4 days, alwasys started in the afternoon and become worse in the night. I use tylenol to reduce the fever.  Thank you for sharing. 

    January 04 at 2:39 PM view post
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      Happy New Year!  I have just switched to this new chemo, first side effect was bad skin rash. Now skin rash is gone, I am running hi fever every day in the late afternoon and night, as high as 103 and up. It would last about 3-4 days after the treatment.   Any body has such experience? How do you deal with it ?  I am also contacting my oncologist now.

      January 02 at 2:37 PM view discussion
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        Dear OliverF, thanks for the information. Can you give me the name of the cream? Do you still continue the treatment? Will continued treatment make the rash worse? 

        December 13 at 2:52 PM view post
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          Hello all,  I am on gemzar/Abraxane started this Monday. I got this skin rash around my neck, very uncomfortable.  If any one has the same experiance and how do you deal with it?  Any suggestions? 

          December 13 at 7:07 AM view discussion
          • pingpingli888 has replied to a post on the message board

            I had whipple in March 2012.  But cancer was back during the first 6 month maintenance chemo period. From last July I started on folfrinox infusion, which worked very well in the first 6 rounds. My CA-19 stayed around 20... but my remission only lasted about 3 monthes and the cancer was back again. I insisted to continue the Folfrinox. But this time it did not work as effective as w...

            October 31 at 7:36 PM view post
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              Dear Rose, Thank you so much for the detailed information. I really appreciate! What is "chemo embolozation"? Is it the same as Liver direct Therapy, which is to use laser beam to target the the tumor in the liver and to burn them off?  Ping

              October 31 at 7:21 PM view post
              • pingpingli888 has replied to a post on the message board

                Dear Olivier, Thanks for the detailed information. I have been on forfrinox since last July. Even the infusion is a very harsh one, and side effect is hard, but I still could enjoy a lot of good times, like a normal person.  Only hope this new drug will not give me too much hard time. You are right, Mid over matter!  My CA-19 once dropped to 17 for 3 months about. But now st...

                October 31 at 11:21 AM view post
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                  I was diagnosed pancreatic cancer in Feb 2012. I had whipple, have mets into liver... I was on Folfrinox from last September. It was very effective at the first 6 round. But, my recent Catscan showing the tumor in liver is growing, though still very slowly... my oncologist suggest me to change to the new drug abraxane/Gemzar. Meanwhile also suggested me to see a liver doc...

                  October 30 at 10:16 PM view discussion
                  • pingpingli888 has replied to a post on the message board

                    Hello Karen, I was diagnosed pancreatic cancer in Feb 2012, had wheeple, have mets to the liver... I was in folfrinox treatment.  My oncologist suggest me to change from folfrinox to the new drug Abraxane/Gemzar after my recent Catscan showing the tumors in liver are growing though still very slowly.  How is the side effect? how often you receive the treatment?  My oncologist also sujjest ...

                    October 30 at 10:10 PM view post
                    • pingpingli888 has replied to a post on the message board

                      Hello, My tumor marker CA19-9 started todrop after 2 treatment. I received treatment once every 2 weeks, each time lasting 3 days, total 54 hours, including one day treated in the clinic, 2 days at home.  I received total 12 treatment of Folfrinox.  Now, I am in remission. no more treatment. I have finished the treatment for 4 weeks now. doctor checks my blood tumor marker once every 30 days. ...

                      June 03, 2013 view post
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