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Tretinoin Cancer Agent
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
I have used rdl baby face solution which contains hydroquinone 4% and tretinoin 20 mcg.Is it harmful for skin.Is that a cause for skin cancer..?
Bad choice: This won't give you skin cancer, but if you try to lighten your skin color, you can disfigure yourself. You're a young man at your physical, mental and sexual prime. Light or dark, it's your genetic gift, and if people see you trying to change it, you'll invite ridicule. Why not instead focus on taking the best care possible of your body, and develop its full potential for strength ; beauty? ...Read more
I have been using (hydroquinone+tretinoin+mometasone furoate) cream for 4 months now for PIH at my back, twice a day. Am I at risk of skin cancer?
Any irritant is bad: Any time you do something there is always a risk and a benefit which have to be weighed. Discuss things with your doc. ...Read more
Myocyte damage: Adriamycin ( doxorubicin ) originally derived from bacteria, an antibiotic used in cancer treatment can damage cardiac myocytes by interfering oxygen transport inside the cell , (by decreasing in mitochondrial oxidative phasphorylation ), by simple words choking heart muscle cells. It is dose related.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multidisciplinary: Developing a cancer drug is an involved process that need contributions of chemists, biochemists, molecular biologists, doctors, pharmacologists, and more. Nanotechnology has not played a major role, yet. ...Read more
Several: Herceptin (trastuzumab) is remarkably well tolerated. The most common side effect is a decline in the pumping ability of the heart (called the left ventricular ejection fraction), possibly leading to congestive heart failure. Thus, people getting Herceptin (trastuzumab) should have an echocardiogram done before, and about every 3 months while on herceptin (trastuzumab). Most of the time, the heart recovers after the Herceptin (trastuzumab) is stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer