I Think Chemo Sucks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    I Hate It

    Losing hair, cramps, vomiting, diarrhoea, exhaustion. Neutropenia. The general terrible feelings surrounded by chemo. My daughter has cancer, she's 8, and I can't believe she has to suffer so much. She has ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukaemia) and has had neutropenia a good few too...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke
    36-40, F
    Jun 1, 2013

    Day 7 Of First Treatment

    I've finally hit day 7. Really didn't know what to expect. I'm in my early 30's so have had little contact with someone affected by Cancer. Now all I meet are people that have either survied or have cancer. I feel like complete sh*t. The flu like sypmtoms started this thursday...
    Sikica Sikica
    1 Response Feb 1, 2011

    Chemo Sucks

    I was diagnosed with primary breast cancer 27 years ago when I was 29.  I had bilateral mastectomies no radiation, no chemo.  Things were tough, I was a single mom with 2 young children. I was young and tough.  I got through and have had a wonderful life.  27...
    terrydoveswall terrydoveswall
    Oct 1, 2010

    A Living Hell

    Chemotherapy is designed to stop cell growth. Because chemo cannot tell the difference between good and bad cells, it has to kill them all. Feeling sick. Being sick. Cramps. Exhaustion. These are words that people use to describe some of the side effects, but they do not sum up...
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2008

    My Grateful Experience During Chemo (hahahaha)

    First off, I was diagnosed with Stage III Cervical Cancer on October 20,2011. My treatment plan was developed on November 15, 2011 and starting in October I was giving myself daily injections of HCG hormone so that I could freeze my eggs for artificial insemination later in life...
    ekreile1 ekreile1
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2012
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