I just finished 7th round of folfox, gained 6 kg so far, expecting more to come by the time this is over.
Didnt disscuss this issue with my oncologist, was expecting this to happen by reading other people posts.
Not eating as much as used to, not very active now, get tired very fast, to boost my energy level have to eat something, so there is my recepie for gaining wait, not overlly concern about it, will get it under controll once this is over.
Cant wait to be able to swim, hiking, skiing, bikeing and get to gym.
Dreaming of vacation down on Varadero beach, love that beach, had to cancell last years dec. vacation due to start of therapy.
My plan is to once this is over , to take 4-6 weeks off to recover from this bruttall therapy, do few more tests, loose some weight, and return back to work actually I miss my work, more people than anything else, love my social club.
And I am eating like you, what ever I like, biggest problem is taste, but it doesnt seem to be stopping me from eating, LOL.
55 year at the time of diagnosis, male, never been seek in my life.
Diagnosed with T1,T2 N0 M0 rectal cancer, tumor size 4.5cm, 9.2 cm from anal verge
Discovered by pure lack, after taking baby ASA, had blood in stool.
25 sessions of Chemo/rad finished end of January 2017, focus was on lymph nodes
Tumor erased, CCR, negative mri, ct, scope, no evidence of cancer
April 2017, folfox 8 rounds plus 2 rounds of xeloda
Sept.2017 CT , MRI negative