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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Talk to oncologist: Any fever when you are on a chemotherapy drug should be reported to your oncologist. If your white blood count is low a fever may be a serious proble ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Not necessarily as a direct effect of the drug, but either due to tumor lysis, to allergic reactions, or you may develop infections coincidentally. I ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Treatment is to : Relieve symptoms, possibly extend survival, but no cures. Median survivals 8 - 12 months, which mean half die before that, half beyond that. Those t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
YES: Navelbine (vinorelbine) is chemotherapy. It works by not allowing cancer to divide. Its indicated as a single agent or in combination for lung cancer. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes.: Generic name of Cytoxan is cyclophosphamide. It is a drug commonly used to treat a variety of cancers, but may also be used to treat some autoimmune ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Toposar (etoposide): Toposar (etoposide) treats cancer of the testicles and small cell lung cancer.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Gemzar (gemcitabine): "Gemzar is used to treat cancers of the pancreas, lung, ovary, and breast. See: http://www.drugs.com/gemzar.html
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Taxotere (docetaxel): It may cause nausea, vomiting, hair loss, rash weakness, nail changes, joint pains, supression to bone marrow - anemia, decreased white blood cells, l ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes, for Stage 4: Nexavar, or sorafenib, is used to treat advanced, unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. It is also used to treat patients with advanced kidney cance ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): Yes. You can read about this "Insights into the mechanism of microtubule stabilization by Taxol" See: http://www.pnas.org/content/103/27/10166.full
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
?: Sorry but your question makes no sense. What do you want to know about docetaxel?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
An Oral Chemotherapy: Xeloda (capecitabine) is an oral chemotherapy drug, the most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, hand-foot syndrome (redness, swelling, cracking ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience in General Surgery
Drug from a tree: Taxol is a chemotherapy drug used commonly to treat breast cancer. It's generic name is paclitaxel. It is also used to treat ovarian, lung, prostate, ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Gem for taxotere (docetaxel): Short answer is no. It cannot be substituted. Now depending upon the underlying cancer whether lung, breast, pancreatic or any other primary solid tum ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Neuropathy after adriamycin (doxorubicin) is well documented.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Enzyme inhibitor: This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors. It acts by inhibiting and enzyme produ ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Inhibits division: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a chemotherapy drug that inhibits microtubules. This ends up inhibiting cell replication thereby making it difficult for cancer ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Quite effective: Xeloda (capecitabine) is quite an effective drug and has been used in metastatic breast cancer. The response will be higher when it is combined with o ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Good options: Both are good options. It will depend on safety profiles and the need of using steroid with zytiga (abiraterone acetate) but not for extandi. Discuss ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Adriamycin (doxorubicin): Adriamycin (doxorubicin) is beneficial in the treatments of a number of types of cancer including leukemia.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Taxol (paclitaxel): Taxol (paclitaxel)
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Xeloda (capecitabine) for breast ca: Xeloda (capecitabine) also known as Capecitabine is a very effective oral chemotherapy drug used for metastatic or stage 4 breast cancer. It can be us ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Nausea and vomiting: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a medication that is used to treat some types of cancers. It works by preventing the growth of rapidly growing cells. The most ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Used in chest pain: It may me used for chest pain such as angina pectorals. Some people have used for tinnitus it may cause extra pyramidal symptoms similar to parkinsons ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Dont advise AbC Diet: ANA boot camp or abc diet is extreme low calorie pro-anorexeia diet(ana = anorexia) normaly 50 days. Many health risks with this diet averages 300-500 ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and o ... Read More
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