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Forum: her2group 08-06-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By donocco
Re: Nct03368729

Yes as I realize you stated at first now, the long number is the clinical trial number. It is Niraparib and Trastuzumab (Herceptin). There are 2 different dosing schedules of Niraparib, 100mg daily...
Forum: her2group 08-06-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By donocco
Re: Nct03368729

Valleygirl

I may have written in haste as I was rushing. When I put up those numbers I got a clinical trial of niraparib and Trastuzumab. Niriparib is an FDA approved drug called Zejula. Im a...
Forum: her2group 08-06-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By donocco
Re: Nct03368729

Valleyfgirl

I xeroxed a clinical trial. There isnt too much info on the drug but NCT03368729 is niraparib and it is a PARP inhibitor. The side effects such as myelodysplastic syndrome and...
Forum: her2group 08-06-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By donocco
Re: Nct03368729

Valleygirl

New drugs always are interesting and of course giving you some facts is paramount. Ill see what I can find. I imgaine you are most interested in possible side effects.


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Forum: her2group 08-04-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

Let me add one more thing about the copper/zinc ratio and thats it. For one thing it may be the ratio that is important not the actual concentration of either zinc or copper. This has nothing to do...
Forum: her2group 07-30-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

Let me add something to the above post. I wrote it when I was rushed and a bit tired. Thee was an experiment where about 100 women with breast lumps were biopsied. I think about 22 of the women had...
Forum: her2group 07-28-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

Donna

Radiation does sound like a possibility. Like anything with cancer it is somewhat of a crap shoot. Some patients respond extremely well others dont.

This may sound crazy but Ive been...
Forum: her2group 07-27-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

Donna

I read something just now about local radiation therapy to the liver for breast cancer to liver mets. Is this a possible option for you?. It has been used with some effectiveness it seems....
Forum: her2group 07-23-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By donocco
Re: Anyone Else for Heart Arrhythmias?

I dont know exactly what to say about the Hawthorne. I take
the Swanson Hawthorne Berry extract for blood pressure, i capsule 3 times a day. I think the recommended dosage is twice daily but T I D...
Forum: her2group 07-21-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By donocco
Re: Anyone Else for Heart Arrhythmias?

Well the naturopathic medicine book arrived last night
and I looked up Herceptin heart toxicity vs herbal medicine. The book
gives the caution about ignoring the regular drugs such as Ace...
Forum: her2group 07-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By donocco
Re: Anyone Else for Heart Arrhythmias?

Last night I purchased a book on Naturopathic medicine. I hope it comes
today as this type of medicine interests me. It was expensive but I had Amazon Gift cards.


I think they talk about...
Forum: her2group 07-11-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By donocco
Re: treatments

Valleygiirl

Im going to mention one thing and its a long shot. Im only going tomention what it is titled for now there will be no long explanation. Please look up dr Li nda vahdut and the...
Forum: her2group 07-09-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By donocco
Re: treatments

Nguyen

You did excelletly. its hard to believe you have no training because you know this wll and are a good source of information. As far as mistakes go I dont see any except one possible one....
Forum: her2group 06-22-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By donocco
Re: Hello from Flori

The main side effects that have to be watched for with Enhertu are pneumonitis. decreases in left ventricular ejection fraction and neutropenia. anemia and thrombocytopenia. Fatigue is also common...
Forum: her2group 06-14-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By donocco
Re: Hello from Flori

Flori

Great to hear from you. I was wondering what was going on as its beenawhile. Congrats on your grandchild. Mine have disappeared ie they have grown up. One is 20 and the other almost 15. Wow...
Forum: Caregivers Corner 06-01-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,644
Posted By donocco
Re: Caregiver burnout!!

llertoosa

I never heard of crestor to treat panic attacks. it is a drug that is used to lower cholesterol and it works by inihibiting an enzyme involved in the last step of cholesterol synthesis...
Forum: her2group 05-21-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By donocco
Re: Chemo - I need to make a decision

Jaykay

I didnt get a chance to answer you.
You are correct about my age as Im 72. In fact in Octomber of this year Ill be 73. With breast cancer Im not negative about chemo treatment as it can...
Forum: her2group 05-14-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

I meant Cymbalta as one you shouldnt use with tamoxifen not celexa
Forum: her2group 05-14-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

Laurel

I noticed on your signature line you switched back to Tamoxifen.
If they are using antidepressants for hot flashes you have to be careful which
one they use. Tamoxifen is an inactive...
Forum: her2group 05-12-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,971
Posted By donocco
Re: its back

The Aleve news is interesting. Try to take it with food if youdecide to use it. It is an NSAID and can upset the stomach. Of course tell the oncologist you are taking it as it can reduce fever and...
Forum: her2group 05-07-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By donocco
Re: Chemo - I need to make a decision

Jeet

With some cancers it isnt worth it. I think it is very much so with breast cancer. I dont post this lightly. Age is a factor too. If yoiu are in your 70s or late 60s to me the positives are...
Forum: her2group 04-22-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By donocco
Re: Looks like I have progression

What about Tucatinib? Would that be of value. It can cause severe diahrrea and possiible liver toxicity but it wont affect the hair like chemo. I forgot the brand name Tuksa?


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Forum: General Cancer News 04-01-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By donocco
Re: Lower dose of tamoxifen may reduce risk of breast cancer

The low dose Tamoxifen could be combined with Vitamin D

I read this can decrease breast density (Vitamin D)
Forum: her2group 04-01-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,746
Posted By donocco
Re: Tip Toe2

Very sorry to hear of this.


Paul
Forum: Articles of Interest 03-08-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By donocco
Re: CDK 4/6 Inhibitors Are Associated With a High Incidence of Thrombotic Events in B

Nguyen

It goes beyond this. There was a trial using Faslodex alone vs Faslodex and Palbociclib (Ibrance) way back when. The combo extended the time of disease progression from 10 months...
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