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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Carboplatin (Overview)

Carboplatin is an aklylating agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Can someone tell me what to expect while on carboplatin?

Carbo info: Please open this link http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html.

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Carboplatin (Overview)

Carboplatin is an aklylating agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Any side effects of carboplatin use with maitake, ginger or ecgg?

Any side effects of carboplatin use with maitake, ginger or ecgg?

Unknown: The side effects of these herbal remedies have not been formally studied in combination with carboplatin. For this reason, i tell my patients not to take these products while receiving chemotherapy. Even though the maitake and ginger have been used for thousands of years, it is not clear that they actually help in the treatment of patients with cancer. Find more www.Cancer.Org all the best, ariel. ...Read more

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Adding more chemo dasatinib and carboplatin likely to work?

Adding more chemo dasatinib and carboplatin likely to work?

Restate question: Hi jsalyers9. Can you restate your question with a little more information. What is being treated? What treatments have already occurred? Thanks. ...Read more

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Are there less toxic chemotherapeutic agents than carboplatin for treating bladder cancer?

Are there less toxic chemotherapeutic agents than carboplatin for treating bladder cancer?

Discuss w oncologist: Always best to first discuss with both your urologist & your oncologist.. Carboplatin is far less toxic than Cisplatin & side effects (se) of nausea & vomiting are much less. An alternative might be fractionated dose chemotherapy, where same dose is split up over a few successive days. This usually reslts in fewer se. Always consider 2nd opinion but please don't refuse treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Who should not use Carboplatin?

Who should not use Carboplatin?

Carboplatin: "Carboplatin injection is contraindicated in patients with a history of severe allergic reactions to cisplatin or other platinum-containing compounds. Carboplatin should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/carboplatin.html ...Read more

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Can someone tell me what to expect while on carboplatin?

Carbo info: Please open this link http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html.

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What side effects are associated with Carboplatin?

Carboplatin: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/carboplatin-side-effects.html

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Paraplatin (Definition)

Paraplatin is an aklylating agent which is a ...Read more