What are Irinotecan (Campto) Chemotherapies? List from Cancer Survivors

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Irinotecan (Campto) Chemotherapy Chemotherapies

What Irinotecan (Campto) Chemotherapy Cancer Survivors said about their Chemotherapies.

Too many to mention-16 months in total(6,6,4) Every drug they have for colon cancer.
Chop therapy for 7 months
Original Chemo was Epirubicin, Cisplatin and 5-FU April-September 2nd Irinotecan and Taxane Current Fol Fox 4 + Avastin
started chemo on 12/11/07 clinical trial with avastin,erbitux,oxaliplatin,lecovorin,5FU..now irenotican
5/28 first treatment of clinical trial Gemzar with Avastin- was on this treatment for 6 months, it immediately reducedthe tumor on my liver and eventually totally got it. unfortuantely I had to stop Avastin due to high blood pressure and I experienced toxicity in my lungs with the high dose of Gemzar and had to stop. After 6months another liver tumor appeared. Now Phase One trial Irinotecan with PARP inhibitor. So far has shrunk the liver in my tumor in half.
9/07 for 5 months every 2-3 weeks.Fulfox, Five FU, evastin, oxalyplatin -Side affects were mild and temporary such has hair loss (complete on first round) mild neuropathy, Hand and food syndrome. Slight diarrhea but NO nasuea. Loss of appetite, loss of taste. 06/08 Second round of chemo (Irinotecan) more nausea but virtually no diarrhea. neuropathy has returned slightly. I can still taste things after 2 rounds of chemo this time.
11/06-oxaliplain,xeloda....tingling and cold sensitivity in hands and feet, fatigue 11/07-irinotecan, avastin, 5FU, diahrrea, fatigue, burning and cramping in abdomen started erbitux january 2010, adding irinotecan this week, sept 20, 2010...post-note that irinotecan caused so much diahrrhea I became too hydrated and wound up in hospital. i had a blockage too, but just sayin'! ;)
two 6 month bouts...one 2004 to 2005. next March 2007 to Sept. 2007 Nueropathy, memory loss, balance issues, joint and muscle pain
2 cycles of 5-FU, FOLFOX for tumor, R-CHOP for B-Cell and now 6 cycles of FOL-FIRI
Folfox with avastin. for 6 months. with lots of side effects (the worst was vomiting and neuropathy). After liver resection Folfuri(nausea, lethargy,confusion ect.) after the second recurrence and percutaneous ablation I had Cetuximab with Irenotecan with a horrible acne type rash
Pre-surgery: Xeloda, oral chemo 28 days // Post-surgery: Folfox, infused through port in clinic, followed by 2 days of home infusion pump // Avastin also added // Folfiri for another 12 treatments started in May 2011 // back to Folfox for 3 mos// now to Irinotecan and Erbitux March 2012 / Xeloda June 2012 // Stivarga Dec 2012
Began chemo in July of '09 with camptosar, leucovrin, and 5-fu. this is over a 46 hour period. In January '10, they added avastin and zometa to the regimin and is ongoing.
Bi-weekly chemo. Energy levels vary. Diarrhea, one day only usually. Keep hydrated.
Sept. 2010 to Nov. 2010 - Oxcaliplatin, 5FU, Avastin. Oxc. not working changed to Irinotecan/Avastin. till April 2011. Tumor growth in liver and lymphnodes. Itinotean/Erbitux from June 2011 till present.
Flu like symptoms and fatigue.
Alt Folfiri/Folfox 2010/Feb through 2010/June Folfiri/Erbitux started 2011/March Changed to Folfox/Avastin 2011/Oct Clinical trials 2012/Sept
March 22(3 types of chemo) i feel it lessened his quality of life, but for my dad he needed to fight back!!!
cisplatine caused hearing damage, taxotere caused skin and nail damage and herceptin made my hands tingle. Xeloda wiped me out, and all of the above caused hair loss.
Folfirinox Jan 2013 - Feb 2013, switched to Abraxane and Gemcitabine March 2013-current
Mar 4 _ Sept 15 2015(Folfirinox)Nausea, weakness, vomiting, low potassium, low platelets (despair)
6 weeks Flourcil (pills) and radiation Oct - Nov 2015 10 sessions IV chemo (avastin, oxilaplatin,irenitecan, 5-Fu) Apr - Sep 2016 Hands and feet numness Little nausea Fingernails thinned Balding
Folfirinox 10/17-3/2018; Gemzar 4/18-7/2018; Xeloda 8/18-9/2018
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