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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Medical ethics: With out clinical trails best drugs can not be assessed for effectiveness, it is not with out risk as risks to the human body are known yet, also wi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
May work well: Tamoxifen does have an effect on the ovaries even though it serves to block estrogen receptors in ER+ breast cancers. In the female GYN system it doe ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes: Tamoxifen is used to prevent breast cancer where it suppresses estrogen binding, it can act as an estrogenic stimulus on ovarian tissue initiating ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Which drug?: Need more details but whatever you do, make sure the source is reputable or else you may not be getting the right treatment.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
Many: There are a few drugs that use this idea such as abraxane. There are mulle possibilities. Currently an chemotherapy is attached to a carrier molecule ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
A good drug: It is used to prevent recurrence of breast cancer after surgery. It also is an effective treatment for hormone receptor positive recurrent breast canc ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
While it one of: The oldest anti-cancers, it has no marrow suppressive effecs. As a vinca alkaloid, it interferes with the mitotic spindle formation necessary for acti ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It is Jakafi (ruxolitinib): It is a new drug which has been approved recently and is useful to treat a blood disorder called Myelofibrosis where the body doe snot produce enough ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Several: Herceptin (trastuzumab) is remarkably well tolerated. The most common side effect is a decline in the pumping ability of the heart (called the left ve ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Afinitor/everolimus: it is an M-TOR inhibitor, indicated as treatment for kidney cancer,Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, certain cases in breast cancer along with aromasi ... Read More

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