Had a radical hysterectomy 6 years ago for cervical cancer, followed by radiotherapy. As a result ended up with lymphedema in my legs (think this is slight) and also episodes of cellulitis, I also suffered with diarreah. Last week a scan revealed that they suspect Primary Peritoneal Cancer - I am now awaiting a biopsy. I have been told I will receive 6 sessions of Chemo - one every 3 weeks for 18 weeks either a 2 hour or 4 hour session depending on outcome of biopsy. Is there anyone out there who has had this - I know everyone responds differently depending on drugs used - will I lose weight, lose my hair, will I be tired from one session to the next, will I become more susceptible to illnesses which may be going around. I know these are questions I need to ask the oncologist but it would be nice for others to let me know how they responded. I am new to this site, I am 60, married with 2 daughters, 5 grandchildren and a chocolate Labrador. I would appreciate any help.
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