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Has anyone used 35 percent food grade hydrogen peroxide to control cancer?

Posted 12 Apr 2010 by leane 6 answers

My father has melanoma that can't be found but that metasisised into 2 brain tumors. The medical community is only recommending chemotherapy but with a poor prognosis. We are looking desperately to go another way. Has anyone had good or bad results trying the 35% food grade peroxide in water?

What are the side effects that you have noticed on nivolumab?

Posted 2 May 2018 by Rowdy w 0 answers

I was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma and had a tumor surgically removed and had 30 rounds of radiation. I just had my first infusion of nivolumab last week and am just wondering how other people have felt after taking it and how long the effects tend to last.

I am taking Yervoy infusions every three months. The rash and itching is unbearable?

Posted 24 Jan 2018 by trenton158 0 answers

I was on Prednisone until January 2nd. The rash is unbearable. I am using otc creams. I am using baking soda paste, which helps most. What else can I do to obtain more relief?

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 ...

Would you recommend Opdivo as treatment for melanoma in sinus area. It was removed surgically?

Posted 1 Dec 2017 by dbroican 0 answers

in the left side of my sinus area, and has now appeared in my right sinus area.

My husband has melanoma.on pred for several weeks 120mg a day tapered off headache and profuse swea?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Spgrego 0 answers

Taking opdivo infusion every two weeks. Was on yervoy opdivo combo for 3 treatments.and was put on pred because of side effects. Profuse sweating and fatigue. Is this normal?

Can a mole be cancerous and infected?

Posted 17 Jul 2017 by Jwalsh950 2 answers

I left my doctors after noticing an existing mole had become slightly raised, red and itchy. My doctor said it was infected with just one glance and I thought that was that. But also he said to come back In a week and he couldn't tell if it was cancerous or not. I'm confused to how it ...

Can you take methotrexate when on Keytruda?

Posted 26 May 2017 by faith2u 0 answers

it's an immunosuppressant and my doctor said it's okay - some internet sites not to. Is any one taking methotrexate with Keytruda? Thank you for answering.

Does anyone have melanoma, stage 4 with chronic pain?

Posted 26 Mar 2017 2 answers

I am currently doing infusions of Keytruda, every 3 weeks for a year now. I had to stop for a month because I kept getting dehydrated and ending up in the hospital. I take gabapentin 1200 mg twice a day, oxycodone ER 80 mg twice a day, oxycodone 30 mg every 4 hours as needed, Celexa 60 mg, ...

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 ...

Could you please put images up of normal and abnormal melanoma moles?

Posted 15 Nov 2016 by michele07307 0 answers

I would like to see the difference of an abnormal and normal marks on the body through pictures.

Has anyone else developed cancer after being on restasis?

Posted 8 Jan 2015 by rooo 3 answers

I was very healthy, was put on restasis for dry eye. several months later 2 malignant melanomas, then blood cancer. research shows it is an immune suppressant and causes cancer, so there must be others out there with this experience. Thx

Has anyone has the following side effects from taking yervoy?

Posted 14 Feb 2016 by jodirr1 3 answers

My husband just finished his 3rd dose of yervoy. He had very little reaction to the first two doses. After the third dose he is unable to function. He has severe stomach discomfort, diarrhea, vomiting and can't sleep. He also isn't eating much. Tthese symptoms have been going on for ...

Is Avistan used to reduce necrosis in the brain from a melanoma leison?

Posted 16 May 2016 by mac1956 0 answers

My son, age 51, has melanoma. He had leisons in his brain (3), lung (1), left leg (1) and on his adrenal gland (1). He had no external sores. He 1st noticed a problem with spasms in his left arm/hand in March 2015. He was admitted to Georgetown Hospital Lombardi Cancer Center, under Dr. McGibney. ...

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