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Posted 15 May 2012 by • 21 answers
My derm has recommended Erivedge for persistent recurring basal cell carcinoma. What is your experience with the side effects and the effectiveness of the drug to cure bcc?
Posted 24 Feb 2013 by • 7 answers
Hi. I learned some things that I'd like to share with you. I only had nose-face radiation, but I listened to the techs and doctor and learned things that could help everybody. I'll dispel some myths too- Radiation isn't a new thing-my father had it about 1954-55 and he didn't ...
Posted 29 Dec 2012 by • 10 answers
I'm getting lots of questions. I hope this helps answer some general questions. When I was scheduled for radiation they ran lab work-Then before the radiation started, I had a CAT scan. They did those , and then with contrast. They did the back of my neck to see if I had cancers in my lymph ...
Posted 7 Nov 2012 by • 7 answers
I seem to have all the signs of an aggressive basal cell carcinoma. A biopsy was taken that showed BCC. Of course the lab requires another cut for tissue clear of cancer cells. I lost part of my nose and lip today. My plastic surgeon told me that she feels more on about a third of my face. I had ...
Posted 15 Feb 2013 by • 9 answers
I can't believe it. I had my last blast on Tuesday. It seems like my body knows that it's all over, and already the red is going away. Some skin is flaking off. I've had 3-4 days off before bc of holidays and the 4 days caused because of the over burn and ulcers on my lip-inside and ...
Posted 29 Mar 2016 by • 1 answer
My mother is 86 years old and has been using Aldara (immiquimod) for 5 weeks (one being a partial week). She took a break for a week so she actually started six weeks ago. She has one week left - this week! She is extremely tired and has had an increase in body pain, and she is also having more ...
Posted 9 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
... my husband to go back to the skin Dr. for over 5 years his nose and temple have been bleeding that long. My husband has 7 basilcell spots . My husband had 2 moles surgeries on his face about 10 years ago Also a few basilcell on his back and one squamous cell. My husband only went to the skin Dr ...
Posted 4 Nov 2009 by • 1 answer
... constant temp environment around 60-70 degrees. Safe to use?
Posted 27 Feb 2013 by • 4 answers
... for improving skin condition when faced with the proliferation of skin cancers (BCCs & SCCs) while taking an immuno-suppressant like Myfortic or Azathioprine? Any thoughts on the use of Vitamin B3 for the skin (is it safe for Autoimmune Hepatitis suffers – does it counteract ...
Imiquimod - I am on week 5 day 2 of using aldara cream for basal cell carcinoma and it's at my worst
Posted 4 Aug 2015 by • 1 answer
what stage will it start getting better iv only got one more week after this.
Posted 25 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
When I finish this week will I be able to start using a moisturizer on my nose to help in the healing process or does the skin need to stay dry?
Posted 8 Jan 2017 by • 2 answers
I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago for infiltrative, locally advanced BCC on my scalp. So far, I have felt a little tired and have had diarrhea. However, in doing research on the drug, I am aware that other side effects are associated with it... such as muscle cramps, joint pain, hair loss, changes ...
Posted 18 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 20 Dec 2017 by • 2 answers
While on Erivedge, I had most of the side effects that everyone else experienced but with one additional one. It affected my ability to taste things and as a result my ability to enjoy food. If anyone else had this experience, how long does this side effect last after taking Erivedge?
Posted 26 Jun 2011 by • 2 answers
Hello All, first question is once they have removed the tumor does that mean you dont have Bcc any longer? Do you carry bcc all of the time and just wait until another tumor appears? The doctor that removed the growth I had said when the bandages come off I would be good to go... huh?