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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Definition)

Doxorubicin hydrochloride is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more


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Would i benefit from Taxol (paclitaxel) if I have breast cancer?

Would i benefit from Taxol (paclitaxel) if I have breast cancer?

Depends: ...On the stage and characteristics of the cancer and your general health. Taxol (paclitaxel) is a good drug, very beneficial for early stage and advanced cancer but i cannot tell you a definite answer without more info. ...Read more

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Adriamycin (doxorubicin) cyclophosphamide is toxic to what besides heart?

Adriamycin (doxorubicin) cyclophosphamide is toxic to what besides heart?

Many: Side effects of this chemotherapy combination include fatigue, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, finger and toe nail changes, low blood counts. ...Read more

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AFTER taxol/A/C for breast cancer stage2,path result-Lympho vascular invasion-shouldn't chemo resolved this? What now?

AFTER taxol/A/C for breast cancer stage2,path result-Lympho vascular invasion-shouldn't chemo resolved this? What now?

Ask your oncologist!: You need to givel us more information...Did the tumor shrink on chemotherapy? How much. shrinkage? If the tumor did not shrink much, that is a bad sign. But if it reduced in size substantially then you are on the right track. But your oncologist can address your questions and guide you better. ...Read more

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After breast cancer how long does cytoxan and taxotere (docetaxel) stay in your body?

After breast cancer how long does cytoxan and taxotere (docetaxel) stay in your body?

Not long: Most chemo do not last long in the body. It is cleared from patients' body within a few hours to 48 hours. Half of the dose of Cytoxan is eliminated from the body in 3 to 12 hours. Half of the dose of taxotere (docetaxel) is eliminated from the body in 12 hours. ...Read more

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Cad and adriamycin (doxorubicin) for breast ca 10 yrs ago sob and fatigue er or appt?

Cad and adriamycin (doxorubicin) for breast ca 10 yrs ago sob and fatigue  er or appt?

ER: if you are short of breath, go to the ER by getting a ride or dial 911 and get an ambulance. ...Read more

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Stage 2B idc breast cancer-neoadjuvant ... Had taxol/herceptin (trastuzumab) for 16wks. Now a/c chemo.. Is it risky to be without herceptin (trastuzumab) until surgery in jan?

Stage 2B idc breast cancer-neoadjuvant ... Had taxol/herceptin (trastuzumab) for 16wks. Now a/c chemo.. Is it risky to be without herceptin (trastuzumab) until surgery in jan?

Should be okay: You are receiving ac now and i think (and i hope) it should take care you cancer well --to shrink it down further- so you can have surgery in january. It is not safe to combine adriamyicn and Herceptin (trastuzumab) as it could give you significant problem with your heart. Once you are done with surgery- you will need Herceptin (trastuzumab) to be continued for 1 year. ...Read more

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Estrogen receptor ER positive breast cancer adjuvant Taxol (paclitaxel) benefits?

Estrogen receptor ER positive breast cancer adjuvant Taxol (paclitaxel) benefits?

Get Oncotype: In order to answer this question, more details are needed (size of tumor, lymph node involvement, etc). A test that will help to decide if you need chemotherapy or not is the oncotype dx. I highly recommend you speak with your oncologist and even consider a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Stage 2B IDC breast cancer, her2+/ER/PR+Neoadjuvant taxol, (paclitaxel)A/C,lumpectomy,rads, lymphovascular invasion. What does this mean for prognosis & follow up?

Stage 2B IDC breast cancer, her2+/ER/PR+Neoadjuvant taxol, (paclitaxel)A/C,lumpectomy,rads, lymphovascular invasion. What does this mean for prognosis & follow up?

Prognosis fair: Stage IIb breast cancer is usually palpable at 2-5 cm. and at time of procedure to remove lesion, sentinel nodes are + suggesting axillary dissection and reason for neoadjuvant therapy. Lymphovascular invasion increases chance for recurrence. With Her2+ Herceptin (trastuzumab) with chemo should be used and PET/CAT needed to assure met foci not missed in distal organs. Carful follow up needed. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Adriamycin (Definition)

Adriamycin is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more


Dr. Carole Miller
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Cyclophosphamide (Definition)

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