Caat55 wrote:My oncologist wants to increase my dose of xeloda with the next infusion to a European dose. We would add 3 more pills twice a day. I am only going to do five rounds of the combined treatment.
Is this the treatment schedule that you are on (5 cycles total)?
- XELOX (CAPEOX) Treatment Schedule
Cycle 1 Infusion: March 22, 2018- Day 01
Cycle 2 Infusion: April 12, 2018 - Day 22
Cycle 3 Infusion: May 3, 2018 - Day 43
Cycle 4 Infusion: May 24, 2018 - Day 64
Cycle 5 Infusion: June 14, 2018 - Day 85
Last Xeloda pill: June 28, 2018 - Day 98
End of TX cycle: July 5, 2018 - Day 105
For your information, here is my experience with the XELOX regimen (5 years ago):
Are you keeping a log of your side effects progression? It might be useful to show a log to your oncologist after each cycle so that any overall pattern can be observed.