Faslodex is the drug that is keeping my cancer stable but it is not considered a chemo therapy. Then what makes a drug a chemo therapy?
19 Jan 2012
Faslodex is a systemic therapy (targeted therapy) that travels in the blood stream to keep the estrogen from forming more cancer cells. Your muscles and tissues make one thing and the adrenal glands form another--together they make estrogen-- If you get too much estrogen (possibly from hornones)
given to cattle, hogs.
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