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Glioblastoma Multiforme - My husband has stage 4 glioblastoma he’s has been getting infusion...

Posted 30 Apr 2018 by Ann Gaffney 0 answers

... treatment for over 5 years is that normal should he continue treatment once a month now he used to get radiation and the chemo treatments. Thank you

My sister in China is taking jakafi. Does she need to take liver protection medication?

Posted 27 Apr 2018 by CheloMa 0 answers

She was diagnosed 5 years ago and had chemo last summer. Since myelofibrosis treatment in China is not as advance as in US. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks,

Anxiety - Good news again, learning to count my blessings. Just got a from letter from my doc...

Posted 15 Mar 2018 by djchurn 2 answers

... saying that the results of a colonoscopy were negative for cancer. I am a two time survivor of cancer and the one with 7 months of Chemo was devastating. I guess that is yet another PTSD event for me. I believe in counting my blessings but it is difficult at times to live by that credo. I know ...

Femara - Is letrozole a chemo pill?

Posted 31 Dec 2017 by Alice 1954 2 answers

Is letrozole a chemo pill?

Are you all taking Zejula for recurring ovarian cancer for for maintenance.

Posted 12 Feb 2018 by Katzenfrau 2 answers

I finished chemo in December 2017 and my CA 125 is 4.7 and CT scans are clear. I am very nervous to start this drug and wonder if I should since there is no evidence of CA just now? My Dr. recommends it because recurrence rate is high. I'm so glad to find this support group.

I am looking for a treatment for burning at the infusion site when receiving chemotherapy?

Posted 11 Mar 2018 by jampie 0 answers

My brother is being given carfilozomib for waldenstroms. He experienced severe burning at the infusion site which lasted for the entire 30 minute infusion. Is it possible to add lidocaine to his infusion bag or as a piggyback to treat the burning. The infusion is given in a peripheral iv site.

Is chemotherapy used for dengu fever?

Posted 18 Feb 2018 by parami mayumika 0 answers

I take 300 mg. of Garbapentin 3 x a day. How many hours should be between each does?

Posted 8 Jan 2018 by hipgrandmapat 1 answer

Garbapentin has been prescribed for peripheral neuropathy due to chemotherapy

Nexavar - Can this medication take the place of aggressive chemo for kidney cancer?

Posted 14 Jan 2018 by Marybethroark 0 answers

Transitional carcinoma Cancer is in the tissue lining of the left kidney in the lower kidney area. Recommending aggressive chemo to shrink tumor before removal of kidney. Will this medication do the same as 3-6 months of aggressive chemo to shrink the tumor before surgery? Will it shrink it enough ...

Is Restasis part of the chemotherapy drug ?

Posted 2 Jan 2018 by Melbet4 0 answers

Nivolumab - Another alternate to medicine?

Posted 28 Dec 2017 by Curiositycat0707 0 answers

Is there any maybe vitamin, plant, juice, pills, or any thing over counter that my boyfriend could take prior to chemotherapy? I've been skimming over some reviews n I was just curious if there was other alternatives. He was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. He claims it is mucous lung ...

Need help dealing with neuropathy?

Posted 24 Sep 2017 by kvankirk 2 answers

hi i need adivse on dealing with neuropathy widespride from chemotherapy been 2 years out of cancer treatments and getting worse i have been on neurontin had to Stop taking it made me confused and no relief been on Lyrica do not liked how it made me feel seemed to make pain worse i am at my wits ...

What drugs are contained in Vyxeos?

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