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Could you please describe the typical meds that a cancer patient may be discharged with for supportive care therapy?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Combination drugs: Chemo given as neoadjuvant to shrink tumor in preparation for surgery or as adjuvant after having surgery and or radiation. They are given in combination such as CMF (Cytoxan, MTX, 5FU) or as FOLFOX in post surgery of colon cancer, or FOLFIERI in an attempt to control metastastic pancreatic cancer or now as Gemcitabine + Abranxane in metastsatic or post surgical management of pancreatic CA.

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