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    Sharon in Reno

      During my BioChemo days right at check out time the doctor would come in and give me a shot of nelusta (hope I spelled that right) in my stomach. That would be on a Friday and ususally by Wed. I would have screaming back and bone pain. I dont want to scare you but you might want to stock up on pain meds ( I got percocet or Oxycotin) sometimes that was the only way I could walk was with pain peds. If I remember correctly the pain lasted about a week. And when I got the insurance bill I nearly fell over, each shot cost over $5,000…whew…that goodness for insurance. Good Luck & God Bless, love, Sharon in Reno Stage IV

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