... She has told all the family that the chemo tablets are for her arthritis, but i cant imagine them being given for something like that, when shes had arthritis all her adult life. ... (4 replies)
... Methotrexate,which used to be used as chemo years ago is often prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis. ... (4 replies)
... Which "chemo" pill are you referring to? Does it have a name? Tarceva is the only thing coming to mind, which is a cell growth inhibitor. And, no, I can't imagine a doctor prescribing a chemo pill for anything other than cancer - I would imagine it's illegal. (4 replies)
... Thanks Hep for your posting...appreciate what anyone can offer to help with the fatigue for Stan. I will ask the doctor, but think I can just get the tablets under the tongue too. He is just so weak these days, but somehow pushes himself. ... (8 replies)
Any replys plz :confused: (4 replies)
... Hi i wonder if anyone can tell me whether chemotherapy tablet are ever prescribed for any other treatment, than cancer.
Concerned daughter in law.
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... They want to provide Carboplatin and Paclitaxel chemo drugs once every 3 weeks along with daily tablets of this experimental drug. ... (1 replies)
... I have just had my first of a new cycle of chemo after my 10 month break, I didn't remember how hard it hits you at first. Today is my blue day as my wife calls it so I'm just resting up. ... (6 replies)
... I was recently diagnosed with R:wave: adiation Pneumantis. Symptoms include a bad cough and shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. I have NSCLC stage IIIb diagnosed in October, 2006. My oncologists decided to treat me very aggresively with concurrent radiation/chemo treatments. I had 12 treatments of chemo. and 37 days of radiation. I will have my final treatment of... (0 replies)
... my father saw the onc today. His tumor is inflammed and has been put on tablets that hemophilliacs take to control the bleeding as he has had a further 2 bleeding sessions. ... (4 replies)
... The transfusion will make him feel better almost imedietly! (1 replies)
... with liver and bone metastasis. He was told he had up to 5 months if he didn't receive Chemo and possibly a year with Chemo. ... (1 replies)
... Mom has be given permission to use the Iressa! Her immune system was to low to allow anymore chemo treatments. About a week after her lung catscan, she had a brain scan and was found to have several tumors growing in her brain. None are able to be removed. ... (0 replies)