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Control Will Chemotherapy Stomach Cancer
Uncle has stomach cancer. Doing Chemotherapy right now. What foods should he avoid? and what foods are good for him?
Emphasize healthy...: Your uncle should emphasize nutrient-dense whole foods like fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds & eggs- see https://www.drfuhrman.com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.aspx Avoid sugar, fried foods and processed foods. Also see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17283738 and http://tinyurl.com/l9pdmjd Good luck to your uncle. ...Read more
Uncle has stomach cancer. Doing Chemotherapy right now. Would a home device Infrared lamp (300W) be good or bad for him to use during his chemo? thanx
Stage 4?Stomach cancer. Is chemotherapy advisable with 33 kgs weight, age 66, height5.3 please advise
Stomach cancer: Chemotherapy is the mainstay therapy for stage IV stomach cancer. Other option will be only palliative care/hospice if one does not want to get active therapy. Whether one is a good candidate or not for chemo will depend on how good is the overall situation- can the person take care oneself? How much assistant she/he needs for daily activity etc? Discuss further with the oncologist re-tx options. ...Read more
For a 59 year old stomach cancer patient, should leg pain be taken as a chemotherapy's side effect? Patient is on eloxatin and capecitabina... Thanks.
Maybe related: You are having leg pain and wonder if it is related to chemotherapy drugs. It is important to relay your leg pain to your doctor. This could be related to electrolyte imbalance, blood clot, among other things. Your doctor will want to know what makes the pain get better and when you notice it, if it resolves on its own. There may be additional studies ordered to look for clots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i had stomach cancer i only took chemotherapy an taking blood thinner an now i'm 3 weeks pregnant what are the odd of me carried the baby?
Talk to oncologist!!: Pregnancy can cause certain cancers to grow more aggressively, so it is important for you to talk to your oncologist about the risks of carrying your pregnancy to term. Unless you were recently on chemotherapy the risk of miscarriage should be low except for your age and medication which are moderate risk factors. ...Read more
A complete careplan: Getting mutlidisciplinary care, that is, getting a complete team of cancer specialists including surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and nutritionists to design and and help complete a comprehensive care plan. Post-treatment care with weight control, diet changes (more fats and veggies), eliminating smoking and alcohol, an exercise plan, and regular follow-up with the cancer team. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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