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Re: Scary scary-please help and advise

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      Anny,

      Side effects have not been bad… kind of the usual I guess.  Metalic taste in mouth, a little nausea, hair loss, about 50% loss of energy/stamina, and a little rashing.  It is a 21 day cycle – chemo drug given for one hour on first day, then YM155 slowly over 7 days – use a small pump and meds in a fanny pack like thing.  It's do-able, not at all uncomfortable.  All meds given through a port that was surgically implanted before we started. 

      I think this trial is available in various locations. 

       

      Bob

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