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Keytruda has been introduced to me as an option but not widely used for the type of cancer I have.?

Posted 5 Jan 2018 by Ldmommyof3 0 answers

... Does anyone know if you are allowed around children, infants while using. I’m a mother of 3, they are 9, 7 and 1

Treatment for infected skin alonside nails related to Erbitux treatment?

Posted 29 Nov 2017 by Mamburn 0 answers

My husband has received 5 Erbitux infusions for head and neck cancer. He now is experiencing infected skin alongside nails. The area is Inflamed and includes pus. So far two fingers are affected. Current treatment is neosporine which has not helped. He also has them taped to avoid incidental ...

What is this in my mouth, is it cancer or some type of infection?

Posted 21 Sep 2017 by shymantha 1 answer

I have a large white spot near my tonsils but not on them.. Painful. It's hard to swallow and i have swollen lymph nodes. I have no fever or cold. is it some kind of oral cancer? I have a video of the spot i can provide another way since i can't add it here. It hurts very much to swallow. ...

Does Thick-It contain any fiber?

Posted 12 Jan 2017 by Excalibur ll 0 answers

I've tried their web site but my security flashes all kinds of warning about their site. As an oral cancer survivor and a retired RPh viscosity is important when I drink my nutrition. I've been thinking about using Metamucil instead as a fiber substitute as well.

Head and Neck Cancer - Son-in-law has had 2 treatments - will have 3rd this week. The small lump?

Posted 28 Nov 2016 by Worriedmom12 0 answers

... under his scalp has developed into a large, nasty, inflamed lump since starting the treatments. Is this normal? Had first melanoma surgically removed. This one (the second melanoma) developed right next to the incision from the removal of the first melanoma. Decided to have Keytruda treatments ...

Is solvadi drug safe for patients who were put in remission from cancer?

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by nesren 1 answer

Is solvadi drug safe for patients who were put in remission from Head and neck cancer... I'm 36 years old,I was diagnosed with hypopharyngeal carcinoma one year ago and my labs were negative for hepatitis c virus. I finished my treatment (chemotherapy 'cisplatin-taxotare-5 FU' /Radio ...

Erbitux - How do I treat finger and nail infections?

Posted 25 Jan 2014 by Terri barrios 1 answer

The skin around my fingernails is infected, I have sores and very sensitive to pain when anything g touches the top part of my fingers

Head and Neck Cancer - I have stage 2 Larynx Cancer..Its also reached a lymph node in my neck..My?

Posted 30 Jan 2011 by RJBecker 2 answers

... regimine starts Feb 2sd 2011 of.. Radation 5 days a week for 7 weeks plus 2 additional = 37 Radation treatments.Also Cisplatin (Platinol) 3 days of Chemo every 3 weeks x 3 rounds..Anyone have any info on this regimine or similar stories? Any and all information would be greatly appreaciated.God ...

Will using Erbitux cause hair loss?

Posted 11 Aug 2009 by conniemom 1 answer

Head and Neck Cancer - What makes Erbitux so wonderful for treating oral cancers?

Posted 11 Dec 2009 by terrill 3 answers

What is best cancer combination to use for eliminating throat cancer?

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