What are Esophagus Cancer Chemotherapies? List from Cancer Survivors

The below is a list that has been posted by the bloggers in this cancer community. There are 6872 cancer fighters that are members here. This is what they said, not what the doctors or nurses will tell you.

Select Type

Choose which type you want to see information for. Just change your selection below.

Most Common

This is a tag cloud of the top words that people have experienced regarding the cancer type selected above.

Esophagus Cancer Chemotherapies

Adriamycin (Doxorubicin), Taxol (Paclitaxel), Fluorouracil (5-FU), Epirubicin, Cisplatin (Platinol, Platinol-AQ), Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Xeloda, Eloxatin (Oxaliplatin)

What Esophagus Cancer Survivors said about their Chemotherapies.

Chemo is rough.
Sysplatin that almost killed my it caused my kidneys to shut down. I cause me to become completely dependent on others. I didn't spell the Chemo right but it sounded like that. I don't know what the fed me after I was released from the hospital.
Carboplatin/Taxol, continuous 5FU drip March/April 2008 Taxotere July/August/September 2008 Cisplatin January/February 2009
preadjuvant, and adjuvant, 12 week cycles with cisplatin, epirubicin and 5FU. For recurrence it was oxciliplatin, leukovorin and 5FU.
june 13 2011. no side effects yet
Too many chemo regimens and drugs to count. At present, I am on Xeloda, Herceptin and Avastin. One drug was damaging my liver, but okay now. Herceptin was damaging my heart, but it is okay now.
Carboplatin and Taxol for 5 rounds. No side effects at all except tired on day 2 & 3 post treatment day. Tolerate chemo well.
chemo from 2/98 through 9/98
every 3 weeks, side effects: tinnitus and stomatitis after the last one
Carbo-taxol once a week for 5 weeks
2 low dose chemo sessions. Became immuno suppressed
Oxaliplatin infusion; Leucovorin infusion; Fluorouracil continuous infusion pump.
Ended in Nov 2013. Chemo: Memory loss Radiation Side effects: Loss of bone density resulting in back pain.
5FU and cisplatin 12/2016 for 4 days. Hospitalized due to toxic overdose of 5FU. Oncologist did no give me the DFD test because he didnt believe in th test, hi negligence nearly killed me.
rollerFetching more entries....