janeandrea wrote:Thanks, Ashlee, for your reply. Good news that it is the easiest treatment so far for you. That "hot rocks feet" thing is quite concerning...especially since Chicago is a walking town and it is summer. Are there any medications that help that side-effect that you know of? Chemo has always been pretty hard on me, even FOLFOX was.
Ashlee H. wrote:No medications that I know of - ONC didn't offer anything. Cold water or cold packs help. The best thing I've found is memory foam. Hard surfaces are very painful. I'm told about half of the people get the foot thing, so maybe you won't.
janeandrea wrote:Misha, was your mom still sick from the side effects of the previous chemotherapies when she started Stivarga? And was she nauseous, or just had no appetite?
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