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Jim in denver, how are you doing

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    ipi in DC
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    Hi JIm,

    Just checking in on you and how your first days are going, I meet with everybody today and start treatment on the trial tomorrow.

    David

    Hi JIm,

    Just checking in on you and how your first days are going, I meet with everybody today and start treatment on the trial tomorrow.

    David

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      Jim in Denver
      Participant

      Hi David,

      Returned home late last night (Wednesday) after 1st treatment on Tuesday.  Feeling great with no side effects of any kind from either Ipi or Temador.  Had to stay and extra hour on saline solution after 90 minutes for the Ipi infusion.  I am taking the Temador at bedtime (10 pm or so) with the anti naseua medication 30 minutes before.  I have been told to NEVER skip the anti naseau medicine (Zofran), so it seems to do its job.  The Temador goes for 4 days, with 4 pills each dose. 

      From what I have learned, you can have more and/or different side effects as you move forward.  So things may happen the 2nd or 3rd course that did not happen the first time around.  My attitude is – so far, so good!  I watched the Ipi drip and said to myself "now let's go kick Mels butt!".  Wishing you the best – be strong and stay in touch.  You can also reach me at [email protected]

      Jim in Denver

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        Sharon in Reno
        Participant

        Hi Guys,

        Just wanted to send both of you well wishes for your treatments.  You can do it & are going to kick mel.'s  butt back to hell and seal the door forever. Stay strong and keep kickin' it.smiley love, Sharon in Reno, Stage IV

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        Jim in Denver
        Participant

        Hi Sharon,

        Sending lots of love back your way – thanks for your fabulous support.  You are an amazing lady :)

        xoxox

        Jim in Denver

         

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        dian in spokane
        Participant

        hey Jim!

         

        Sorry for my sudden exit from the chat room last night. I just hit the wrong button accidentally, but by the time I got back you were already gone.

         

        Good Luck to you on your treatment…and you too David!

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      ipi in DC
      Participant

      Hey guys,

      Just getting up and around (sleeping in) I go in at noon and stat the drip and then go home tomorrow we live in Springfield Mo(11 HOURS). no big deal since I drive to my back yard near Jim to Estes Park 3 to 5 time a year to play. I will report later if i have any issues. Thanx Sharon for the kind words.

      David

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        Jim in Denver
        Participant

        Hi David,

        Hope you are feeling well – any side effects?  Wow – thats a long drive to Houston – do you have any help with that?  So you go to Estes Park regularly – maybe we should meet for coffee sometime you are passing through Denver.

        Best Wishes,

        Jim in Denver

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