Just thought I would fire another question back out via this thread: Any suggestions on ways to keep energy and diet strong throughout chemo treatment? Any tips would be beneficial. anything I can do to best prepare for what is ahead - 12 rounds of treatment every 2 weeks for 6 months. Keen to keep life as normal as possible throughout chemo treatment which starts in a couple of weeks, also accepting there are many unknowns right now in terms of how chemo will affect me. Open to all suggestions on best ways to stay healthy, both in body and mind.
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Hi all, having recently (4 weeks ago) had a successful operation to remove 3 cancerous lesions from my liver (metastasis) I now turn my focus to chemo treatment in a couple of weeks time and a process I certainly don’t look forward to but know it’s the best option available to feel confident of a hopeful full recovery. Hoping to hear any stories or thoughts from those who might have received chemo treatment involving Folfox6 modified (flourouracil, leucivorin, oxaliplatin). What were the side effects experienced? What can I expect? Were you still able to work normally while treatment was going on? I also have to wear a pump for two days after each chemo treatment to infuse the flourouracil. How did this make you feel and how easy is it to wear and go about normal things? Feeling pretty anxious about it all so trying to reach out to anyone in a similar spot. I had a primary bowel cancer last year that required surgery and now just completed surgery on a secondary bowel cancer of the liver. Fun times!
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.