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Doctor insights on: Dmso Side Effects Cancer

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can cancer patients do massage? Does it have any side effects?

Can cancer patients do massage? Does it have any side effects?

Do not massage: The tumor. Cancer patients can enjoy massage. It would not be a good idea to massage any tissue or part affected by the tumor. ...Read more

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What are some long term side effects of these chemo drugs, if you survive your cancer?

What are some long term side effects of these chemo drugs, if you survive your cancer?

Which chemo?: It really depends on which chemo you will be receiving. There is a wide variety. Some can leave you with numbness in your fingers and toes, others contribute to infertility, and many contribute to a higher lifetime risk of developing new skin cancer with sun exposure. Your medical oncologist should be an excellent resource for this question. ...Read more

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What can relieve the side effects caused by cancer medications?

What can relieve the side effects caused by cancer medications?

Which effects?: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what's effective in relieving the side effects caused by cancer medications?

Can you please tell me what's effective in relieving the side effects caused by cancer medications?

Anti-nausea meds: There are many side effects from cancer medications. The primary one is nausea and vomiting. These can be very effectively treated with anti-nausea medications. Another common side effect is poor appetite. There are certain drugs that are derivatives of marijuana that can help stimulate the appetite. Low blood counts also can occur. These can be treated with granulocyte stimulating factor. ...Read more

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Which medicinal drug extra dose can lead to teen cancer and how can we come to know that the drug has started its side effects ?? a bio project ..

Which medicinal drug extra dose can lead to teen cancer and how can we come to know that the drug  has started its side effects ?? a bio project ..

Complex question: You will have to research many drugs databases, clinical trials, and other sources of information to get your answer, be more specific: choose a diagnosis and track it backwards, just a suggestion, good luck ...Read more

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How likely is it to get the side effects from the cervical cancer shot?

How likely is it to get the side effects from the cervical cancer shot?

Unlikely: This immunization is very well tolerated. One thing we see occassionally is passing out from the shot, but that can happen anytime you get stuck with a needle especially in this group we target for the hpv vaccine...Young females. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of Xeloda (capecitabine) for cancer?

What are the possible side effects of Xeloda (capecitabine) for cancer?

Multiple: Depressed blood counts, diarrhea, esophagitis, hepatic failure, irritation of your palms & soles, fatigue, mouth ulcers, numbness, lack of appetite, and swelling are some of the more common side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Xeloda (capecitabine) and neotherapy for cancer?

What are the side effects of Xeloda (capecitabine) and neotherapy for cancer?

Xeloda (capecitabine): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a699003.html if any concern, please see your oncologist and discuss further with your md. ...Read more

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Do people stillsuffer cancer or other side effects from DES use of their moms?

Do people stillsuffer cancer or other side effects from DES use of their moms?

Not common: The increased risk of clear cell adenocarcimoma of the vagina and uterus and later, breast cancer was noted around 1971. This problem tends to be mainly in the baby boom generation and slightly beyond. If your mother was given this drug during pregnancy there are a number of screenings suggested. Your gyn doctor should be very helpful. Your age sounds a little young for this issue. ...Read more