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  1. Rectal Cancer Relapses
    ... Subsequently, he was put on FOLFOX (Capecitabine [ Xeloda ], Oxaliplatin [Eloxatin]) in combination with Avastin ... to go back to a previously-tried chemo drug (e.g., Xeloda )? Please advise. In light of his overall CEA trend...
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  2. Stage III - Chemo first or Radiation then Chemo?
    ... seems to be a more standard approach (as I had) is Xeloda +radiation for 5 weeks (5 days radiation...all 7 Xeloda...
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  3. xeloda side effects
    ... flea or spider bites, but I am sure they are from the Xeloda . Other than being itchy they have not been a big problem...
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  4. Round 14 Folfiri done, CEA @ 2.7 - Remission!
    ... dose and which usually has very little side effects)- Xeloda - and still take the two month approach. I was on ... Xeloda alone for 5 months and really didn't have any problems ... onc about a compromise (if this appeals to you) with Xeloda and see what he/she says. Good luck. Jaynee...
    ... next week, I'm thinking of canceling it and going the Xeloda route, if she agrees to it. Not only am I dealing...
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  5. Me- mom of 2.5yr old stage 3C rectal cancer need answers
    ... infusion of Oxaliplatin every 3 weeks and then take Xeloda tablets every day for two weeks with a week off. According...
    ... during radiation. It is SO much easier to take the Xeloda during that time. Radiation is difficult enough without ... the side effects were minimal. In all the studies, Xeloda has been proven equally effective as 5FU/leucovorin ... work better, then just tell the onc that you want the Xeloda instead. If you also wish to do XELOX instead of...
    ... nowledgeable from you and Heidi. I will check into taking Xeloda during that time and all through. You have made very ... and I would be unhappy with those things as well. Xeloda would be better re: not using the pump, minimal side ... had a port, then after radiation you continued on Xeloda without it so you were getting IV's OK. Also re ... had a severe reaction and never did it again...so Xeloda replaces oxy with cab right? I wasn't quite understanding...
    ... Xeloda pills is taken instead of the 5FU infusion. Xeloda is converted in the body into 5FU and some studies ... Irenotecan (Camptosar) have been added to the 5FU (or Xeloda ) for an increased survival benefit. If you should...
    ... nowledgeable from you and Heidi. I will check into taking Xeloda during that time and all through. You have made very ... and I would be unhappy with those things as well. Xeloda would be better re: not using the pump, minimal side ... had a port, then after radiation you continued on Xeloda without it so you were getting IV's OK. Also re ... had a severe reaction and never did it again...so Xeloda replaces oxy with cab right? I wasn't quite understanding ... jen Let me clarify somewhat first about the Xeloda . Xeloda replaces 5FU/leucovorin NOT the oxi. FOLFOX ... luecovorin/oxaliplatin and XELOX is comprised of Xeloda /oxaliplatin. Regardless of which combination you ... just could not tolerate the pump so I switched to the Xeloda pills. I stayed on the pills for the entire time ... that drug. For the next 5 months, I did only the Xeloda pills. At first, I was completely devastated because ... them difficult to access. Prior to chemo (even the Xeloda ), no one ever had any trouble finding my veins for ... have the diarrhea issues. Also, if you are on the Xeloda during this time, you need to be know that you should ... leucovorin allows it to remain in your body longer. Xeloda , on the other hand, does not require the leucovorin ... . Because Xeloda is metabolized differently (it is ultimately turned ... amounts of folic acid to your diet you will allow the Xeloda to remain in your body longer even while you continue...
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  6. Dad's neuropathy not going away after chemo for colon cancer! Advice?
    ... by now if it weren't for the fact that I've been on Xeloda for 8 months. Neurontin has never been suggested...
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  7. xeloda and vitamins
    ... Am not sure about the folic vitamin effects with Xeloda however this extract from Roche product info data ... sp?) ) "Folinic acid: a combination study with Xeloda and folinic acid indicated that folinic acid has no ... major effect on the pharmacokinetics of Xeloda and its metabolites. However, folinic acid has an ... effect on the pharmacodynamics of Xeloda : the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of Xeloda alone ... per day whereas it is only 2000 mg/m2 per day when Xeloda was combined with folinic acid (30 mg orally bid)...
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  8. xeloda or capecitabine side effects
    ... It seems so far your doing fine taking Xeloda , I was diagnosed with colon cancer in march 2006,...
    ... July for Colorectal Cancer and in October started Xeloda tablets, 2300mg twice a day. Have just finished my...
    ... I have been taking Xeloda since June, 2007. The side effects have been minor ... regimenm and so far so good. Does anyone else take their Xeloda this way? Actually, I think there's a little bit ... of a mental thing that goes on with Xeloda as opposed to infusion chemotherapy. With infusion ... fill ill or crampy or yucky. I just treat taking my Xeloda as if I were taking any other type of prescription...
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  9. Newly Diagnosed -- Can I work during treatment?
    ... I still can't work due to ongoing treatment with Xeloda (oral chemo), and the residual damage to my leg due...
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  10. xeloda and paranoia
    ... Not sure about that...but my MIL is on Xeloda and it makes her soooooooooooo tired and her hands...
    ... I have been on Xeloda since the middle of June and have not experienced...
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  11. Reaction to chemo treatment
    ... was done I wasn't really done. I have been taking Xeloda for 5 months and they are adding Avastin again next...
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  12. chemo-radiation before rectal surgery??
    ... I was also on a liquid diet. The chemo was oral ( Xeloda ) taken daily...and the radiation done M-F. I tolerated ... dramatic results from doing the pre-surgery radiation and Xeloda ...because of the CEA drop...it sure didn't hurt.....
    ... then start chemo-radiation..The doctor did mention Xeloda an oral med. instead of 5FU IV...I want it to start...
    ... time, but they are still there. I am currently taking Xeloda , which has been far easier on me than the FOLFOX6...
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  13. My sister has Stage IV colon cancer
    ... original size of 3.7 cm to 1.4 cm). I am currently taking Xeloda , an oral cancer treatment that is relatively new as...
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  14. Can anyone help with this???
    ... liver) Went the next week for radiation and was on xeloda during. After radiation, started oxiplatin/avastin ... be removed due to blood clots, so was put back on xeloda along with the other chemo. His last 3 MRI's are showing...
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  15. Haven't been here in a while
    ... lot, but they are still there so now we are trying Xeloda . I will be praying that your husband does a turn-around...
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  16. Backslide and Husband
    ... treatment. They had to change one of my meds from the Xeloda pills to the Pump. It's working out much better for...
    ... treatment. They had to change one of my meds from the Xeloda pills to the Pump. It's working out much better for...
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  17. Question for survivors or those finally responding to treatment.
    ... my progress. He just started me on the oral drug, Xeloda . So far so good with minor side effects. That's about...
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  18. Report After Scan and Chemo
    ... mainly because of my bad leg. The doctor put me on Xeloda , 1000 mg a.m. and 1500 mg p.m. So far, so good with ... effects. I know it's early on, but this is day 4 on Xeloda . I will be 2 weeks on and 1 week off the medication ... all chemo by pill instead of infusion?". I believe Xeloda has everything that FOLFOX has except the oxaliplatin...
    ... mainly because of my bad leg. The doctor put me on Xeloda , 1000 mg a.m. and 1500 mg p.m. So far, so good with ... effects. I know it's early on, but this is day 4 on Xeloda . I will be 2 weeks on and 1 week off the medication ... all chemo by pill instead of infusion?". I believe Xeloda has everything that FOLFOX has except the oxaliplatin ... along on my hubby's cancer ride. I asked about Xeloda when we met the oncologist but he feels strongly that ... best regimen (and most aggressive). You're right Xeloda doesn't contain the oxaliplatin, which is what causes...
    ... in an older post). The oncologist wants to do the Xeloda and then talk about resection if the two (shrinking...
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  19. Cancer survivor; fighting depression?
    ... or not it is because they have reduced my dose of Xeloda and/or the Ginseng (started taking it a week ago)...
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  20. Xeloda
    ... take an IV of Oxaliplatin every 3 weeks then take the Xeloda for 14 days after that. (My treatments willl last ... though. I, too, don't know of many people taking Xeloda . As far as the pills, I do have some diareaha(this ... but other than that, I don't feel bad at all. Xeloda is pretty new (and was orginally made for people with ... doesn't investigate and read all the studies that Xeloda can do. They are comfortable with the original treatments ... for his patients) and sounds like yours is, too. Xeloda has a web site you should go to. Here is just a sample ... lots of other Q&A's which you should read. How XELODA Works The generic name for XELODA is capecitabine ... ("CAPE-site-ah-bean"). XELODA is a medicine you take by mouth (orally). XELODA is...
    ... My Xeloda regimen will (or hopefully will not) start after my ... Avastin, or they may put me on a "maintenance" dose of Xeloda . I'm just curious. The last time I saw my doc and...
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  21. Side effects from Xeloda
    ... go, with the possibility of going on a low dose of Xeloda after that for "maintenance." My oncologist told me ... that I should not suffer the side effects from Xeloda pills, like most chemo patients suffer with infused...
    ... take an IV of Oxaliplatin every 3rd Tuesday, then the Xeloda (pills) for 14 days after that. I get to rest for...
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  22. New to the Board, Recently diagnosed with Cancer
    ... I take an IV one day every 3 weeks then I'm on Xeloda (chemo pills) for 14 days. Sure there are side effects...
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  23. My Dad
    ... diarrhea and cramping off and on for about 2-3 days. Xeloda has been good to me so far. Today is the last day ... gnificantly on the FOLFOX + Avastin regimen. Let's hope the Xeloda is able to finish the job. If not, my doc says I am...
    ... my prayer list, as well. So far, so good on the Xeloda . Side effects are minor compared to the other chemo ... . Let's hope the Xeloda gets it "gone for good" this time. Next Monday I start...
    ... is adjusting. I am mid-way through my 3rd round of Xeloda . I have a doctor's appt. this Thursday. I guess I ... 'll find out then if he wants to continue the Xeloda or if it is time to pursue the liver resection option...
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  24. New to colon cancer
    ... oxaliplatin) one injection every 3 weeks then pills Xeloda 5-fu/lv for 2 weeks...then rest a week. 6 months....
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  25. Updates please.
    ... still doing pretty good. He is on his second round of Xeloda this week, thru next week. His first round was very...
    ... he is experiencing some side effects now from the Xeloda . I have been rubbing bag balm on his feet and hands...
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  26. Difficult recovery from rectal cancer surgery. Would be grateful for diet advice!
    ... on a liquid diet the whole 5-6 weeks of radiation & Xeloda before the surgery...I was just so happy I could eat...
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  27. Results of CT
    ... lung. They are all very small and he started back on Xeloda yesterday. The dr wants him to have 2 weeks of Xeloda ... even ablation. But, he wants to wait and see if the Xeloda starts to shrink them. It was hard to hear that...
    ... that your husband has to go back on chemo. I did the Xeloda , and it is somewhat easier to tolerate then the folfox ... I am so sorry, but I am very hopeful that the Xeloda will do the trick and he can avoid the surgery. ...
    ... the hug, I needed it, and the prayers. DH was on Xeloda for a short time Dec. 05. Unfortunately the other ... the tumors being so small I am very hopeful that the Xeloda will take care of them and he won't have to have surgery...
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  28. Treatment after "Standard Protocols" stop working
    ... ideas where we go from here? His doctor mentioned Xeloda paired with Oxaliplatin but that may result in more...
    ... them 24/7... Are you still going to Dana? The Xeloda worked for me - side effects were much easier to take...
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  29. Bossan
    ... a whole lot. There was a small bottle of it in the Xeloda kit that they gave him at the clinic. Take good care...
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  30. some good news
    ... Well I started cycle 3 yesterday. I am 4000mg Xeloda , oxyplatin, eributux at Stanford in a 3 week cycle...
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  31. Anyone similar experience??
    ... with Cetuximab IV Days 1,8 & 15 and Capecitabine ( Xeloda ) pills Days 1-14 and a weeks rest days 15-21. I...
    ... the Folfox stopped working, the put him on CPT-11, Xeloda and Avastin. After surgery they started him on FUDR...
    ... in for a 4 hour IV treatment,and now she is taking Xeloda 8, 500mg daily. What I am trying to find out is...
    ... for that alone I'm grateful. My initial chemo was Xeloda with Cetuximab and they did shrink the tumours enough...
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  32. CEA Rise after 1st chemo
    ... CT scan from 2.1 to 2.8 cm. I am on Erbitux, Xeloda , and Oxylaplatin with a scheduled 3 cycles before...
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  33. Starting something new
    ... up 5FU, then had to stop that too. I ended up on Xeloda and did two extra cycles because I tolerated it so...
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  34. 1st post
    ... standard is 5FU and Leucovorin, although the oral agent Xeloda IS starting to become the norm. I'm SORRY if I...
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  35. Xeloda
    ... WW and lost 10 pounds, but since I have started the Xeloda , it's increased my weight and appetite. I have the ... do, but I am seriously debating cutting back on the xeloda or changing my dosage because this weight thing can...
    ... Hi Christy! Sorry to hear about the Xeloda side effects, but, I would just try to get through ... drugs is contributing to that. I did VERY well on Xeloda compared to the FOLFOX. My recommendation is to take...
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  36. Dosage of Xeloda
    ... weight and in relation to my dosage of Capecitabine ( Xeloda ) and my weight your 4000mg per day is about right...
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  37. Jeni61 Congrats!
    ... remind me, are you doing post-op chemo? Folfox? Xeloda ? Take care, Cats...
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  38. What should I eat during chemo?
    ... chips... I also had an addiction to cucumbers when on Xeloda ... steamed rice worked well also, and helps w/diarrhea...
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  39. Decision made
    ... go with the 3 month of treatment at Stanford using Xeloda , Eribitux and oxaplatin and then go for surgery. I...
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  40. Mom's Update
    ... nodes. The oncologist would like to give her oral Xeloda . He said side effects would be fewer and they will ... So, I'm wondering if anyone has had experience with Xeloda and Iscador? I am so scared of encouraging her to...
    ... about your mom. I believe they are giving her Xeloda , because it is an oral she can take at home verse...
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  41. new here
    ... Therefore I had several months of FOLFOX then had Xeloda (pill form of 5FU) as I could not tolerate the FOLFOX...
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  42. I feel guilty for surviving my colon cancer
    ... I can continue my regimen, which will probably be Xeloda . I feel really horrible being around my uncles...
    ... is my goal... Best of luck to you. I hope the Xeloda goes well for you. It did for me. Take care, ...
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  43. Xeloda & Bad Reactions
    ... My husband had a very bad reaction to Xeloda and Camptosar. He developed blisters on his hands ... My husband was very nervous about going back on the Xeloda even at a lower dose, but he tolerated it very well...
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  44. CEA Count ????
    ... fine, lets make sure this is over with. Decide on Xeloda , 6 months later, when getting CEA test before last ... go around of Xeloda . Results come back showing elevated CEA count. Previous...
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  45. looking for help and advice
    ... Secondly I wanted to compare chemo side affects. Mum had Xeloda tablets. I think she managed 2 cycles of them but...
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  46. No More Chemo!
    ... friends...I did it!! I just took my last dose of Xeloda this morning! NO MORE CHEMO! (of course assuming...
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  47. Need Help With Chemo Decision
    ... free. Her oncologist has suggested a combination of xeloda and avastin for the next 6 months. She is not sure ... her type of cancer? Is there anyone who has taken xeloda only? If so, what were your side effects? Anyone ... who has taken xeloda and avastin together? Could you describe your side...
    ... for your mom's diagnosis... I am currently taking xeloda (after I could no longer take FOLFOX). The side effects...
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  48. Would like some info on radiation burns
    ... stroke or heart attack if I continued. I am now on Xeloda and tolertate that much better - just have some sore...
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  49. Can somebody enlighten me please.......
    ... completely due to severe side effects and am now on Xeloda , which I am tolertaing better, but is less effective...
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  50. Need advice
    ... tumour had grown to 8cms. He is now on ORAL chemo - Xeloda - which he has been taking for 8 weeks - It is taken...
    ... my regimens two years ago, they didn't really have Xeloda on the market, or enough studies for my onc to feel ... enough, or wasn't comfortable with, or didn't feel Xeloda would be effective for me in my case. In any event ... prescribe him something to take at the same time as the Xeloda , or right around to stop the pain before it starts ... he took a narcotic pain killer at the time of the Xeloda , or 1/2 hour before it would work better for him....
    ... have already been through enough. I am currently on Xeloda myself. I do get stomach discomfort about 30 minutes ... likely from anemia) and VERY sore feet. Overall the Xeloda has worked much better for me than the Folfox regimine...
    ... Cats can you tell me if you know if this is how Xeloda works. He asks you Cats how do you take your evening ... pain to his onc and local GP and makes notes in his Xeloda diary which the onc checks out every 2 months. ...
    ... Lahpun: Xeloda is just an oral form of 5-FU. It is a tablet form...
    ... anyone out there regarding my previous enquiry and Xeloda . My husband is back in hospital - twice in 5 weeks ... problem. His Oncologist has now taken him off the Xeloda for 14 days as she says he has what is known as "sunburn ... effect on the inside (foodpipe stomach intestines) Xeloda causing a burning sensation and when eating is ripping ... anyone else had these symptoms or heard of others using Xeloda . The pain is excruiciating to him that he has had...
    ... are going through. I can't offer any advice on the XELODA as my husband was given FOLFOX. I just wanted to...
    ... week. I just started up my LAST (Yeah!) cycle of xeloda (3 pills, twice a day) and have not yet experienced...
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  51. Osage...
    ... drugs are Oxaliplatin (IV) and Capecitabine tablets ( xeloda ) which is basically Oxaliplatin plus 5FU and another...
    ... of weeks but the chemo got me in the end. Well the Xeloda (Capecitabine) did on the diarrhea front. Minus short...
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  52. Ileostomy reversal
    ... decision. I am going to now finish out this cycle of Xeloda (I'll take my last dose for this cycle next week on...
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  53. Questions-post op exercise, diet, soreness, chemo, etc.
    ... up. and bananas. My post-op chemo was pill form- xeloda , and I tolerated it really well! I just finished my...
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  54. Rectal Cancer Stage III, Radiation/Chemo No Surgery?
    ... number of doctors around to consult. Came home with Xeloda to start with the the first day of radiation. 1500...
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  55. Can Y'all Check In?
    ... that we stopped the 5FU infusions and I am on the Xeloda . I do have the hand and foot thing...my feet hurt...
    ... routine seems to have settled down. I'm on daily Xeloda (capecitabine) with weekly cetuximab (erbitux) and...
    ... here Well I started cycle 3 yesterday. I am 4000mg Xeloda , oxyplatin, eributux at Stanford in a 3 week cycle...
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  56. Xeolda pill chemo
    ... I am on Xeloda twice a day. 500 mg tabs, three in morning and two ... attached to my port for 48 hours. So far I prefer the Xeloda . I also receive Avastin with the IV every three weeks...
    ... I'm on xeloda -- 3 500mg pills two times a day with meals, on two ... during all that (vomiting, fatigue), so I'm liking the xeloda much better....
    ... Just wondering...for folks on Xeloda ...did you loose your hair? I read that hair loss...
    ... My husband has just finished his last cycle of Xeloda (pill form) plus one week as outpatient on the drip...
    ... problems and pain in them. Anyone know stats on Xeloda vs. FOLFOX? Just wondering. We are heading on ... chemo but I think we will do one or two more cycles of Xeloda since I am handling it SO much better than the IV...
    ... deserve it!! And I'm so glad you're tolorating the xeloda better... best cinda...
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  57. Need some chemo side effects advice/support.
    ... first chemo treatments and this time he has been on Xeloda , Comptasar and Avastin. After he has surgery they ... had returned in his liver and they put him on the Xeloda , etc., he had some pain and some fever, but not in...
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  58. Ready for surgey, ??? on what to expect?
    ... Mum did try chemo for a few cycles. She was on Xeloda pills. Her only side effects were dry skin and blood...
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  59. Xeloda and side effects
    ... I've taken Xeloda for six weeks along with radiation prior to surgery ... surgery but to be sure my doctor wants to put me back on Xeloda for six months. One missed cancer cell can mean re ... me. However, I can tell you from my experience that Xeloda and radiation reduced the size of my tumor and killed...
    ... I've taken Xeloda for six weeks along with radiation prior to surgery ... surgery but to be sure my doctor wants to put me back on Xeloda for six months. One missed cancer cell can mean re ... me. However, I can tell you from my experience that Xeloda and radiation reduced the size of my tumor and killed ... before my surgery, and my post operative chemo is xeloda . I haven't really noticed any side effects so far...
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  60. Starting New Chemo Tomorrow, Anxious
    ... the Ox and 5FU...worked well.... then Ironitecan and Xeloda .....worked well then stopped working..... now he is...
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  61. Advice on sore hands and bum!
    ... which is a side effect for the chemo i'm on now-- xeloda . Make sure he tells his doctor he's showing symptoms...
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  62. Question - Help
    ... cancer stage4. was doing ok on chemo until starting xeloda which wiped him out. now has frequent bouts of diar...
    ... i just started xeloda today (pill-form), so I don't have any good advice...
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  63. mediport?
    ... getting my mediport removed on Monday! Because I'm on xeloda (pill-chemo) for the next 5 months (until late June...
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  64. Stage IV question on Avastin & protein
    ... so this is our 2nd line treatment. We stayed on xeloda and Oxpl. for the first 12 months, then changed over...
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  65. Need some advice re: grandmother with colon cancer
    ... are similar. My 84 year old mother started taking Xeloda pills this week, to combat any cancer that might be...
    ... Hi My mum also tried Xeloda pills. I think she had 2 cycles of them. She also ... The primary tumor was removed by resection. The Xeloda did shrink the tumors in her liver but she could not...
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  66. Age and treatment
    ... will cause a heart problem. They think the pill, Xeloda , would be the best way to go but now we're even wondering...
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  67. CancerDad, Time for a ReCap...
    ... Hi Ruth, My Dad had the radiation and Xeloda shrinkage program. Radiation gave him all the expected...
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  68. Recovery Time?
    ... of town. Regarding the hair loss, my mother took Xeloda for 2 cycles and did not lose any. My husband had...
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  69. Colonoscopy after surgery
    ... My husband finished his post op chemo ( Xeloda ) two weeks ago. Dx w/rectal cancer Oct. 03, surgery...
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  70. Hello, new to boards
    ... He was started on Oxaliplatin IV every 3 weeks and Xeloda pills 14 days on 7 days off. He was told surgery ... taken 7 treatments of Oxaliplatin and has been on the Xeloda pills since Jan 2004. We are holding the Oxaliplatin ... his hand put will re start when needed. Still taking Xeloda 14 days then off 7 days. CT scan in Jan showed ... We have been very happy with the Oxaliplatin and Xeloda . He has been weak from chemo but has lost no weight...
    ... He was started on Oxaliplatin IV every 3 weeks and Xeloda pills 14 days on 7 days off. He was told surgery ... taken 7 treatments of Oxaliplatin and has been on the Xeloda pills since Jan 2004. We are holding the Oxaliplatin ... his hand put will re start when needed. Still taking Xeloda 14 days then off 7 days. CT scan in Jan showed ... We have been very happy with the Oxaliplatin and Xeloda . He has been weak from chemo but has lost no weight ... squeezed in a month of radioT as well. He did not have Xeloda but my mum did but not in conjunction with the Oxaliplatin ... and had other health problems). When she took the Xeloda she had terrible blood blisters appear on her hands...
    ... with chemo. I believe this regime ( Oxaliplatin- Xeloda ) is fairly new, Our Oncologist had a pt that went ... alone . I am very thankful for the Oxaliplatin/ Xeloda ( and prayers). We are both in our 40's with 2 boys...
    ... day. Then we go by drug store and pick up RX for Xeloda and start the pills next day for 14 days, then are...
    ... day. Then we go by drug store and pick up RX for Xeloda and start the pills next day for 14 days, then are...
    ... My husband also was on Xeloda . He was dx with rectal cancer Oct 2003. Did rad/chemo ... for 5 weeks. Rad ever week day and Xeloda every week day also, with sat and sun off. He was ... the tumor enough to save his rectum. He is now on Xeloda 2 weeks on and one off as a post op treatment for...
    ... Kaye2003, i'm glad your husband is also doing well on the Xeloda , its nice to hear other people getting good results ... this medication. It's so nice to be able to take the Xeloda at home and not have to go and get IV 5Fu, treatments...
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  71. lymphnode question
    ... better the outlook. In my mums case, she took Xeloda for 4 cycles. This was post bowel resection. She...
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  72. Xeloda & Lymph Nodes
    ... his post op chemo the first week in May. Will be on Xeloda for four months. What has been the result of your...
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  73. Treatments
    ... colorecatal cancer 5 years ago. He has been on chemo ( xeloda and ociplatin) and they have kept the tumors from...
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  74. Chemo day one.
    ... a PICC line. His oncologist let him take the pill Xeloda instead....
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  75. Chemo options after surgery
    ... I completed 6 weeks of radiation and Xeloda pills prior to surgery to remove a cancerous rectal ... cancer, but it had been fried by the radiation and xeloda . My oncologist has recommended 4 1/2 more months ... and is giving me a choice between: 1--continuing the Xeloda only 2--weekly iv of 5 FU 3--a combination of the ... Xeloda and iv CPT 11 Has anyone been in a similar position...
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