What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

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aussielones
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What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby aussielones » Tue May 29, 2012 7:19 pm

Hi Everyone!

I'm sitting in chemo this morning listening to my iPod, and I've realised (after 19 chemo's and countless avastin) that music helps me so much...listening to Beastie Boys 'Ch-Check it Out' while they're hooking me up, and I feel so great! Really pumps me up and I didn't even need Valium this morning. I might lose my hearing by the end of the week though, I just loaded all of my Beastie Boys CDs onto my iPod.

What's everyone's favorite chemo music? Or even just music you like to listen to when you're feeling sick.
31y/o
Dx 24/9/10
Cecum, liver, LN, lungs
Sg IV C.C inoperable
Folfiri, Xeloda ,FOLFOX. More FOLFIRI
Regorafinib nearly killed me. But I'm still alive! LOVE BEATS CANCER

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby cptmac » Tue May 29, 2012 7:42 pm

I Wanna Be Sedated by the Ramones.

And if you only listen to the chorus and not the other lyrics I loved "I am extraodinary" by Liz Phair.

I am extraordinary
If you'd ever get to know me

I am extraordinary
I am just your ordinary, average, everyday, sane, psycho, supergoddess

You can also check out the thread with this title

Do you have a "cancer song"
cptmac
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dx 7/04 stage IV
colon resection 8/04
liver resection 9/04 with HAI pump installed
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Cured since 9/04

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby Seriously, WTF? » Wed May 30, 2012 5:28 am

Mike is a huge music lover, but since diagnosis... there is just something about Daughtry. He listens to him constantly!! I wish I could tell Chris Daughtry how much his music has been a part of Mike's journey so far.
ALWAYS IN MY HEART!
5/7/2013

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby Guinevere » Wed May 30, 2012 12:16 pm

I don't have an IPod but I listen to classic rock on the way to chemo. Nothing like a little Stones, ACDC or "Long Cool Woman" to get you into battle mode. :mrgreen:
I usually listen to soft rock afterwards 'cause I'm pooped and don't feel like rockin' it out anymore for the day.
Hrt atk - Feb 11
CRC4 DX - Apr 11
APR liver rsct, procto - Jul 11
Folfox/Avastin - Sep 11
Xeliri - Nov 11
Iritux - Jun 12
Break - Jan - Mar 13
Iritux - Mar 13
Stivarga - Aug 13
Folfiri - Oct 13
Exhausted treatment options - May 14

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby DaniMags » Wed May 30, 2012 1:51 pm

I listen to "Liquid Mind" on Pandora. Very Zen-like.
DX 12/09 St IIIC
1/10-6/10 FOLFOX
9/11 mets omentum/abd; 10/11 FOLFOX/Erb
1/12 Alimta/Herc
3/12 mets to liver -FOLFOX/Erb
5/12 FOLFIRI/Erb
8/12 FOLFIRI/Avastin, 1/13-Temodar/Avastin
3/13 widespread progr inc. lungs
4/13 - Stivarga (failed)

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby justin case » Wed May 30, 2012 3:23 pm

When the nurse says goodbye :roll:
Regards,
Michael
7/11 diagnosed Stage 2 colon and rectal cancer
chemo/rad
lar/temp ilio
Reversal & port removal
21 round of chemo Folfox 9tx, 5fu 12 tx
Last treatment July 2012

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby rickker20 » Wed May 30, 2012 11:01 pm

I listen to Military Marches since I was going to war against Cancer.
Rectal Cancer 6/09
Stage 1 T2
9 days of 5fu
2 days of Avastin
5 weeks of Radiation
Lar 9/09 failed
Pull thru surgery 10/09
Rectum Removel,38 lymph nodes remove all cancer free
6 weeks of 5fu & Folfox
Bag reversal 6/10 & Port remove
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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby pog451 » Thu May 31, 2012 5:20 am

I keep on thinking about a CRC playlist

"Strong reaction" by Pegboy is definitely on there for Chemo effectiveness ;-)
09.11 Dx @ 46, uT3uN1M0 G2
11.11 radio+Xeloda
01.12 LAR
03.12 Xeloda
09.12 Liver mets, 2 LN
09.12 Folfox+Avastin
02.13 Resection
04.13 Folfox & Avastin
11.13 Local recurrence
02-07.14 FOLFIRINOX
08.14 Re-rediation
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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby Guinevere » Thu May 31, 2012 3:39 pm

rickker20 wrote:I listen to Military Marches since I was going to war against Cancer.

I like it!!
Hrt atk - Feb 11
CRC4 DX - Apr 11
APR liver rsct, procto - Jul 11
Folfox/Avastin - Sep 11
Xeliri - Nov 11
Iritux - Jun 12
Break - Jan - Mar 13
Iritux - Mar 13
Stivarga - Aug 13
Folfiri - Oct 13
Exhausted treatment options - May 14

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby aussielones » Thu May 31, 2012 4:27 pm

Good choices peeps! I also have Florence + The Machine, Muse and Kanye West (Monster) on my chemo playlist :-)
31y/o
Dx 24/9/10
Cecum, liver, LN, lungs
Sg IV C.C inoperable
Folfiri, Xeloda ,FOLFOX. More FOLFIRI
Regorafinib nearly killed me. But I'm still alive! LOVE BEATS CANCER

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby bluewillow » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:30 pm

Shawn Phillips.....hands down! I loaded all 174 Shawn Phillips songs that I had on my iPod/iPhone, and went through treatments with my earphones in. Shawn's music has gotten me through some of the toughest times in my life since 1972. He keeps me focused on what really matters and helps me see beyond the moment.

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby pollo65 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:15 am

I love anything rastafarian during chemo it keeps me "up" and being older than dirt I still love Fleetwood Mac. Military sounds kinda cool though.
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CC 1/6/09
r. hemi-colectomy 1/7/09
32Ln biopsied, 28 positive
met to aorta
chemo 12 rounds
done 9/09 3 scans clear
1/11 1 met to aorta
micro cluster to peritoneum
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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby pollo65 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:47 am

Two thumbs up for Gregorian chants they lull and sooth in a very unusual way. Thanks for reminding me.
pollo 65
CC 1/6/09
r. hemi-colectomy 1/7/09
32Ln biopsied, 28 positive
met to aorta
chemo 12 rounds
done 9/09 3 scans clear
1/11 1 met to aorta
micro cluster to peritoneum
4/11 / 9/11 scan clear
4/12 scan clear
10/12 scan clear
Iri+avastin
chemo break

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby aussielones » Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:35 am

Good choices! I think we should have a colon club mixtape :-)
31y/o
Dx 24/9/10
Cecum, liver, LN, lungs
Sg IV C.C inoperable
Folfiri, Xeloda ,FOLFOX. More FOLFIRI
Regorafinib nearly killed me. But I'm still alive! LOVE BEATS CANCER

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Re: What's Everyone's Favorite Chemo Music?

Postby Rob in PA » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:59 am

James Taylor...."carolina in my mind". one of my favorite places to vacation, the outer banks of north carolina. On the harder rock side, "for those about to rock" by ACDC when I'm headed for chemo gets me pumped up.

RM
dx 11/07 crc IIIb @ 39
Xelox/Rad/ temp colostomy
LAR/J-pouch/ temp ileo
Folfox-8
Failed reversal
2/09 liver mets; liver resect/ileo reversal
Folfiri/Avastin - 12
2/11 5 lung mets
Folfiri/Avastin 2011
SBRT 3/12
Lung met 5/13/ said NO to more chemo
SBRT 8/13
2 lung mets 5/14, VATS 8/14, NED


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