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My mom head is bald all over for about 7 years she does take any kemo what is that?

Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy drugs are powerful medications that attack rapidly growing cancer cells. Unfortunately, these drugs also attack other rapidly growing cells in your body — including those in your hair roots. ...Read more

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I have a 8 month old baby. My dad had kemo radiation put in his liver can he be around the baby ?

I have a 8 month old baby. My dad had kemo radiation put in his liver can he be around the baby  ?

Immune System: If your 8 month old is up to date with all of his age appropriate vaccinations, it is ok to be around grandpa. Also make sure he has gotten seasonal flu vaccination, 2 doses at 1 month interval. Keep him away when he gets 12 months vaccine- mmrv, because this is live virus vaccine. Infants can get up to 6 viral illnesses in first year. If your son gets any fever, keep him away. ...Read more

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Will tumer come back after being removed in brain after radiation and kemo?

Can do: The agree of malignancy between brain tumors is very variable. The tumor may or may not be eradicated with radiation and chemo. ...Read more

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Will tumer come back in the brain after being removed and after radiation and kemo?

Will tumer come back in the brain after being removed and after radiation and kemo?

Depends: Recurrence of brain rumors vary significantly depending on type of tumor and treatment employed. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Will tumer come back in stage four brain cancer if it has been removed and doing radiation and kemo?

Will tumer come back in stage four brain cancer if it has been removed and doing radiation and kemo?

UNCERTAIN: Sounds like a thorough treatment program is being undertaken, and a team approach using such approaches offers the best hope for remission and future stability follow your doctors' advice, stay positive, enjoy friends and family, treat yourself well. Many with brain lesions can do well for years. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I keep fit?

How can I keep fit?

Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read more

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How to keep health?

How to keep health?

Diet, exercise,happy: A healthy diet is essential for good health- the basis should be fruits ; veggies. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx minimize exposure to environmental toxins. Being happy is essential! this often involves doing work you enjoy, helping others, having good relationships ; a spiritual connection. Try to reduce stress- meditation helps. Stay physically active. ...Read more