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Fatigue
Ice
Posted: Monday, January 03, 2011 9:24 PM
Joined: 1/3/2011
Posts: 1


My wife had CK on a large liver lesion (met from colon cancer) in late October 2010.  She did not feel any side effects initially, but is now experiencing significantly more fatigue than usual.  (she does feel some fatigue associated with her chemo treatments).

Our radiation oncologist did say we could expect fatigue to be a possible side effect.  My question is... how long should we expect significant fatigue associated with CK to persist?   Weeks?  Months?

 


Ice
radsrus
Posted: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:21 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435


Usually weeks, although there are lots of factors that make predictions difficult. The chemo certainly can make it a worse problem. What is known is that exercise helps.


 

Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
St. Anthony Hospital Cyberknife Center
(405) 272-7311
buddy@swrads.org

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Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
Southwest Radiation Oncology
1011 N. Dewey Ave. #101
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

 


jkeelerz
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 8:15 PM
Joined: 9/30/2011
Posts: 1


how do I find alternative medicine help ... aka nutritional healing, etc

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radsrus
Posted: Saturday, October 01, 2011 4:59 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435


If you want to involve yourself in that stuff, knowing that it is almost all bogus, then the best thing is to simply start googling it. The American Cancer Society has put out a book on Complementary and Alternative Medicine that I think is still available. You might contact them or look on Amazon

 

Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
St. Anthony Hospital Cyberknife Center
(405) 272-7311
buddy@swrads.org

Mail to:
Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
Southwest Radiation Oncology
1011 N. Dewey Ave. #101
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

 


 

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