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Forum: Articles of Interest 06-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By donocco
Re: Vitamin D Supplements and Prevention of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

It has been shown that women diagnosed with breast cancer who are in the lowest Vitamin D quartile have worse prognosis and lifespan. As far as prevention goes who knows? It might be good for people...
Forum: her2group 05-30-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By donocco
Re: Melanoma Biopsy when almost 5yrs NED BC.

If you get a melanoma removed early it is close to 100% curable. Im not sure this applies to all cancers like they thought in the past. While ultraviolet light exposure is a factor in causing...
Forum: her2group 05-16-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,587
Posted By donocco
Re: Insurance Frustrations

Becky

It is a very informing article but the problem is the information is on a breast cancer board. Info like this has to be reported by major news networks day after day. Taker CNN for example....
Forum: her2group 05-15-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,587
Posted By donocco
Re: Insurance Frustrations

Tracy

I was thinking about you too. I was going to send you a private "letter"
but decided not to intrude. Im glad things are going well now but Ill give you the same advice I gave you before....
Forum: her2group 04-17-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,052
Posted By donocco
Re: Treatment after Kadcyla?

Iain

Very sorry for your loss. She was indeed a very sweet woman.

Paul
Forum: her2group 04-12-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,210
Posted By donocco
Re: ZW25 clinical trial - day one

SCG

Look up copper reduction as a cancer treatment. It has been tried with some success ie Dr. Linda Vahdut. It may be promising/

Paul
Forum: General Cancer News 03-29-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By donocco
Re: A very old antibiotic shows promise in treating fatal form of breast cancer

Interesting. I havent thought of Clofazimine for many years. It is used to treat Leprosy I think with Dapsone. I can imagine the price of this rarely used drug may go sky high very soon if it has a...
Forum: her2group 02-08-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,052
Posted By donocco
Re: Treatment after Kadcyla?

Jules

I hope other people put in their input but if you can get Herceptin with the Eribulin it would seem the way to go. Im sorry you are having problems with the medical board.

I tell ...
Forum: her2group 02-05-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,052
Posted By donocco
Re: Treatment after Kadcyla?

Jules

I took a quick glance at DS8201. It is Herceptin combined with Deruxtecan and seems to have a good effect in the phase i studies. I tried to find out what Deruxtecan is and didnt have much...
Forum: her2group 02-03-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,052
Posted By donocco
Re: Treatment after Kadcyla?

Jules

The Acetaminophen in Co-Codomal has been known to lower platelets but it isnt that common.
Could the low platelets be due to another drug? From the cases I read, when the acetaminphen is...
Forum: her2group 02-02-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,052
Posted By donocco
Re: Treatment after Kadcyla?

Jules

Epirubicin for all intents and purposes is a form of Adriamycin.It is an Anthracycline chemical and has the same side effects as Adriamycin such as hair loss, mouth sores, low white cell...
Forum: her2group 01-26-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By donocco
Re: Pericarditis Query

Lani

I had no idea of this. Colchicine comes from a plant, the meadow saffron. Colchis was the old name for the area of Russia known as Georgia (the south part bordering on the black sea where the...
Forum: her2group 01-21-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By donocco
Re: Pericarditis Query

Marie

Ill research pericarditis but I do have a question that popped into my mind.
As a child did you ever have a problem with rheumatic fever. I remember in my last year of
Pharmacy school I...
Forum: her2group 01-20-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By donocco
Re: Pericarditis Query

Technically the word Pericarditis (the itis part) implies some kind of infection. I know the anti Her2neu drugs can affect heart function but they wouldnt cause an infection unless the side effect...
Forum: her2group 01-19-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,052
Posted By donocco
Re: Treatment after Kadcyla?

Juls

Go to google. There were cases in Denmark in 1993 where breast cancer patients who took
390mg Coenzyme Q10 daily had the mets cleared. Interesting. You would think everybody would know od...
Forum: her2group 01-03-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By donocco
Re: Two Chemo drugs linked to BC spread

Cutie P

In the science world its publish or perish. We have been taken over by cancer. Just watch TV for an hour. First the box talks to you about colon cancer and measuring the DNA in your...
Forum: General Cancer News 12-04-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By donocco
Re: Researchers find two connective tissue cells to be linked to worse prognosis of b

They dont mention this specifically but on eof the main cancer growth metastasis etc stimulating chemicals is a Cytokine called Interleukin-6. This is what these fibroblasts in the tumor environment...
Forum: her2group 11-13-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,143
Posted By donocco
Re: 13 years!!!

Im late too. Many congrats


Paul
Forum: her2group 11-13-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,210
Posted By donocco
Re: ZW25 clinical trial - day one

I would question the doctor. Keytruda can have serious even fatal side effects but the side effects are immunological. The T cells become too active and can cause auto-immune disease. If this occurs...
Forum: Inflammatory Breast Cancer 11-07-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By donocco
Re: IBC ( inflammatory breast cancer)

There is an enzyme very involved with IBC called Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase. About 90%
of inflammatory breast cancers are partially driven by the abnormal functioning of this enzyme. There is...
Forum: her2group 10-31-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,156
Posted By donocco
Re: Sleepness nights after chemo

You are correct that Ativan is technically not an anti-nausea drug. Some cases of nausea and vomiting are partly psychological. The patient remembers past nausea and vomiting and
anticipates the...
Forum: her2group 10-28-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,156
Posted By donocco
Re: Sleepness nights after chemo

The name of the anti-nausea drug that causes drowsiness probably was Ativan, generic name Lorazepam.
Forum: Breast Cancer Newsfeed 10-24-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,302
Posted By donocco
Re: Immunotherapy successful against deadly breast cancer

The new imunotherapy drug isnt really new. it is another PD1 inhibitor with a brand name of Tecentriq. My computer was down and I was a bit frustrated because I was curious about Tecentriq thinking...
Forum: General Cancer News 10-03-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By donocco
Re: Scientists perform successful trial of new antibiotic on cancer reoccurrence afte

It may be Zinc more than Calcium although both seem to be involved. I hate to split hairs but I want to be accurate. Both Zinc and Calcium (and the iron in Ferrous sulfate) are divalent (two positive...
Forum: General Cancer News 10-03-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By donocco
Re: Scientists perform successful trial of new antibiotic on cancer reoccurrence afte

Very Interesting.
Ive always believed that the key to fighting cancer will be by using old drugs. Actually Doxycycline is a Tetracycline derivative. It has been known for years if not decades that...
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