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    BelgradeNikol Thanks for the excellent post....

    BelgradeNikol
    Thanks for the excellent post. Your detail is greatly appreciated! Have passed it along to my sister. She is always looking for synergistic effects...
    She advised me last night to go...
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    That's why I included in my post to inform your...

    That's why I included in my post to inform your doctor of the supplements you take to ensure that there are no problems with your chemo. Unfortunately, in my case chemo therapy has has been denied...
  3. Thread: Swollen Tummy

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    I had a great deal of bloating, etc. with Colon...

    I had a great deal of bloating, etc. with Colon Cancer tumor. Even after surgery I found oat bran to be very beneficial. You must not eat it before taking medications as it will soak them up. I wait...
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    I'm not sure about radiation, but know that chemo...

    I'm not sure about radiation, but know that chemo can have severe effects on the vascular system. I would suspect that this is also true with radiation. Some effects pass with time while other...
  5. Thread: Please help!

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    A doctor's opinion may be correct or incorrect....

    A doctor's opinion may be correct or incorrect. It's the doc's educated guess--their opinion. Once you report your past behavior to your doctor, the doctor's opinion will likely be influenced. You...
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    Supplements for toxicity and cancer fighters. ...

    Supplements for toxicity and cancer fighters.

    My sister has a severe metabolism problem. Because of her intolerance to a great many common substances, such as, hand sanitizer, aerosol sprays,...
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    DulcimerGal, I'm very saddened to hear of your...

    DulcimerGal,
    I'm very saddened to hear of your recurrence. Since links are not approved here, I did my best to inform. Wikipedia does show that the Xeloda only inhibits cancer growth, I would seek...
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    I found some very useful information on Wikipedia...

    I found some very useful information on Wikipedia about some of the approved first line stage 3 chemo drugs. First line drugs are covered by insurance so you would not go the drug trials route. In my...
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    I located a very helpful woman who works in a...

    I located a very helpful woman who works in a teaching hospital in the oncology unit in another state. She gave some very useful advice. It is not acceptable to discontinue treatment in patients who...
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    rectalhelp, I too, am very sorry for all that...

    rectalhelp,
    I too, am very sorry for all that your Mom, and her loved ones have gone though. I had much difficulty with bowel pain in the months before surgery and then with the drugs involved...
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    Thank you mojo. Prayer is always good! I pray...

    Thank you mojo. Prayer is always good! I pray that your husband is doing well.
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    Finding the right chemo drug...

    kermica,
    Thanks for the tip. I was at early stage 3, 1 lymph node positive out of 27 removed, when the tumor was removed in late April 2011. The doctor said today that she would treat with the new...
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    Finding the right chemo drug...

    After receiving Folfox, I developed severe toxicity 3 days after the
    infusion pump was removed and continued for 5 days-semiconscious. A reduced dose of the oral drug, Xeloda, was used for a second...
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    lacking enzmyes to metabolize...

    Does anyone have experience with the chemo drug metabolizing much to slowly or not at all creating a toxic effect in the body? The drug I'm on now is supposed to be metabolized within 72 hours. I was...
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    I'm in a similar position as oneshot. The first...

    I'm in a similar position as oneshot. The first round of Fol fox infusion was much to strong. I had the picc removed and was then informed that my insurance would cover Xeloda. I was given an...
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