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Dose Dense Therapy Act Adriamycin Cytoxan Taxol
Had an ultrasound that showed the liver to be slightly heterogeneous. Can that be due to past chemo therapy with Adriamycin, (doxorubicin) Cytoxan and Taxol?
Was on Taxol and didn't work now going on doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) is that......Going to help?
After cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) (chemo therapy), how quickly can you begin in-vitro fertilization?
IVF specialist : Hi you need to wait for the drug to be cleared from you system- ultimately your oncologist and ivf specialist together should help you make that decision. ...Read more
Can you tell me about the long term side effects from the chemotherapy drugs adriamycin (doxorubicin) and cytoxin?
TWO MAJOR ONES: Adriamycin (doxorubicin) and Cytoxan is a great combination regimen used in breast cancer. The major long term side effects for both of these drugs is secondary leukemias, risk is around 1%. For adriamycin (doxorubicin) there is a concern for cardiotoxicity, but risk rises with cumulative dose. Risk is less than 10%. Patients get an echocardiogram or muga scan prior to therapy to evaluate heart status. Talk to your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband is being put on carboplatin/arbraxane for 3b squamous nsclc, after taxol (paclitaxel) reaction. Concurrent radation therapy. Is this an effective plan?
What is the standard treatment of taxotere/cytoxan chemo for idc with an oncotype score of 37? My oncologist wants me to do 6 cycles but 4 is normal.
4 is standard: There is an ongoing trial of 4 vs 6. My suspicion is there will be no difference, however, until the data is out 4 is the standard. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Chemo: Dose-dense chemo given every 14 days instead 21. You should discuss with the doctor the reasons for offering it, could be a few. ...Read more
It depends on why.: Scleritis is inflammation of the white of your eye. It can be associated with other autoimmune conditions. It is usually treated with mild anti-inflammatory medications. For severe scleritis, Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) might be used. This is a strong immune-suppressing drug that is also a type of chemotherapy. I notice you take methotrexate, which is similar to Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide). Ask your doctor about taking both. ...Read more
For a 19year female with pauci glomerulonephritis, what is more likely outcome, transplant or cytoxan+steriod treatment for few moths with poss. Recov?
Would try treatment : If you don't treat and go for dialysis and transplant, you may have the disease affect other parts of the body e.g. Lungs or brain. Pauci immune gn e.g. Wegener's disease or vasculitis is a systemic illness. Need to discuss risk and benefit of treatment with your doc esp Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) that can cause infertility. ...Read more
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