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Femara - Is letrozole a chemo pill?

Posted 31 Dec 2017 by Alice 1954 2 answers

Is letrozole a chemo pill?

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

Posted 10 days ago 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 ...

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

Posted 15 days ago by hipgrandmapat 1 answer

Garbapentin has been prescribed for peripheral neuropathy due to chemotherapy

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 ...

What drugs are contained in Vyxeos?

Posted 10 Oct 2017 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

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 ...

Looking for feedback from anyone who had Reclast infusion for post radiation fractures (4) ?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by Bubbzy 0 answers

I'm 69, had chemo and radiation treatments for endometrial cancer ended in Dec. 2015. Since then I have had 4 fractures-1 in my Lumbar 5 and 3 in the sacrum due to the radiation the most recent 1 was repaired in August 2017. I suffer extreme pain and am debilitated with each new fracture until ...

Anyone Delaying Anastrazole?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by gft2bsimple 0 answers

I gained so much weight with chemo I'd sure like a month or two to get back to baseline before starting this drug. I see repeatedly on this forum it can also contribute to significant weight gain. I'd sure like time to recover from the side-effects of chemo and radiation before adding on ...

How safe is it to restart my Herceptin?

Posted 28 Sep 2017 by eyoung 0 answers

I recently developed severe chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy with Herceptin, Taxol and Carboplatin. I also noted bluish discoloration in my fingers as well as ringing in my right ear plus intermittent blurry vision. My treatment has been stopped for 4 weeks this week and Herceptin is ...

Has anyone reported excessive sleepiness while on letrozole?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by Zzzzzer 0 answers

I have been on letrozole for 18 months following chemo, radiation, and mastectomy for Stage II breast cancer (in right breast only) diagnosed in August, 2015. Since chemo, and continuing to date, I have routinely been sleeping 10 to 12 hours per night. Even after waking up to an alarm after 8 hours ...

Tamoxifen - When do the symptoms start!!?

Posted 12 Aug 2017 by Sweetpea1983 0 answers

I started taking it 4 days ago and today I'm so fituged it feels like I'm on chemo again. As a stage 2 and after bilateral mastectomy, I want to be able to take Tamoxifen, but after seeing all the comments, I'm now terrified!

I had a double mastectomy and 6 months of chemo and and 5 years of Femara. It was not in my lymph?

Posted 17 Aug 2017 by Paisley2017 0 answers

... nodes. I am 73 years old and the doctor advised me to take 5 more years of tomoxifen but the side effects were bad after 2 months. We discussed it and i decided not to take anything else after the five years on femara. What are the percentages of recurrence of cancer in my case

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