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is there really any point for carboplatin in stage four overain cancer

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Carboplatin: Carboplatin is beneficial for the treatment of Small-cell lung cancer & other cancers.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Paraplatin is the drug company name for carboplatin. Carboplatin is used to treat several different types of cancer.
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Routinely: Paraplatin (generic name carboplatin) is routinely used in the treatment of many cancers- lung, ovarian, head/neck, lymphomas, esophageal among others ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience Medical Oncology
IT'S AN OPTION: Paclitaxel can be given every 3 weeks or weekly (dose dense) over a period of aprox 4 1/2 months. Carboplatin is given every 3 weeks regardless of whi ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Yes.: The weekly administration of Carboplatin and Taxol (paclitaxel) is one if the top three frontline regimens for advanced ovarian cancer. It is a regime ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Bladder ca chemo: Other agents for bladder ca....I think all are toxic in one way or another.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is available on G: carboplatin has some but minimal activity on brain turmors, unless it is a child where it may be moderately active. It is no longer used for treatment ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
I think you: Are reporting that you feel badly 6 weeks after chemo, perhaps short winded? You need to call your oncologist, get blood work, and have him/her examin ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Warner
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Carboplatin is a very commonly used medication in this malignancy. Tolerence today is quite good, with the most important side effects being temporari ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Yes, combination of Carboplatin and docetaxel is one of the chemotherapy regimens used to treat non -small cell lung cancer.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Bladder cancer: You need to speak to the oncologist (P) involved with the care of the patient. There are 4 different types of bladder cancer and the treatment the pat ... Read More

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