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R-CHOP is an acronym for a chemotherapy regimen used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. R-CHOP stands for Rituximab, Cytoxan, Hydroxydaunorubicin (Adriamycin), Oncovin (Vincristine), Prednisone/Prednisolone. more at Wikipedia

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Non-hodgkin's Lymphoma
Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Bone Cancer
Overall, 97% (92 Members) find R-CHOP helpful

R-CHOP Reviews

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Side effects were horrible...nausea, weakness, memory loss has been awful, and the fatigue terrible. BUT, if it works, in the end, it will be worth it. The baldness was awfull too!
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major nausea in 1t CHOP. Trouble swallowing and stomach pain when rutuxin went in faster, so we slowed it and all was well.
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So far my complaints are stomach pain, constipation, and the sloughing off of the skin on the inside of my mouth. No nausea at all, some fatigue, but only able to get 5-6 hours of sleep a night. I have been working full time night shift (40 hours), with the exception of the two days I take off for my chemo treatment.
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Still receiving chemo, last one 26th Nov-07. Nausea now controlled, but hair loss very traumatic, infections a problem, depression, crying, very out of character.Do not know yet if treatment has worked.
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I have my chemo every 3 weeks. It is very hard on my system. i have Diabetes, Heart failure, Sleep Apnea, Bad liver, Enlarged Spleen, Lungs bad, So I have a very hard time.
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starting may 17
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Just started this week
Rchop treatment failed and didnt work at all
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  1. Advice: Effects of R-Chop
    Thanks for this forum. I hope this group is active, as I see no recent posts. No problem, here goes: I am one week and one day after the first R-... [More]
  2. Discussion: Radiation after R-CHOP
    I'm one of the lucky ones. I only had to do three rounds of R-CHOP as opposed to six. Although, I suffered doing the three, especially number two. ... [More]
  3. Advice: Effects of R-Chop
    UPDATE: On Aug. 26th, I had my second infusion of R-CHOP. Like the first round, about day five, I started feeling the effects. As the weekend con... [More]
  4. Advice: Effects of R-Chop
    Hi C.L. This time last year I was diagnosed Stage 4 Diffuse Large B Cell. Bone marrow was not involved. I went through 6 cycles of R-CHOP. One c... [More]
  5. Advice: Effects of R-Chop
    I got my initial biopsy report last week and saw the Oncologist for the first time this week. The diagnosis is Large B-Cell lymphoma, although, I don... [More]