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by The_petal
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just started Folfirinox
Replies: 16
Views: 14929

Re: Just started Folfirinox

My reaction to the first session was not as bad as I had first expected so that went well.

However had my bloods checked and my cell count was low so my 2nd session has been delayed for a week which is a bit of a bummer.
by The_petal
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just started Folfirinox
Replies: 16
Views: 14929

Re: Just started Folfirinox

As an aside, above I meant I dont drink enough fluid!

But

What is the consensus on having a small glass of beer whilst having chemotherapy.
by The_petal
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just started Folfirinox
Replies: 16
Views: 14929

Re: Just started Folfirinox

Janey

Funny you should mention the hair loss, it has started after the surgery but before the chemo! I have put it down to the fact that I dont drink enough.
by The_petal
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just started Folfirinox
Replies: 16
Views: 14929

Re: Just started Folfirinox

Thanks, my other problem is that I just don't feel hungry!
by The_petal
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just started Folfirinox
Replies: 16
Views: 14929

Just started Folfirinox

I have just started Folfirinox (post whipple so no pancreas or spleen) so far it hasn't been too bad but I know the affects will ramp up as I go through the course (12 over 6 months). The problem I have is trying to keep my blood sugar levels within bounds, I only had a boiled egg and a slice of toa...

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