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  1. Need some support!!!!!
    ... eventually is over. My first cancer was treated with carboplatin and taxol. My oncologist was very aggressive about...

  2. my husband recently diagnosed with stage 4 larynx cancer
    ... five days a week radiation, and one day a week chemo ( carboplatin ?) his enemic, and mashed potatoes and gravy along...

  3. Complications from Radiation - Mouth/throat/feeding tube
    ... During this time, I also received chemo - Cisplatin, Carboplatin and 5FU (Fluorouracil). Along the way, I had to have...

  4. Is this normal?
    ... treatments. It is often given in combination with carboplatin . Some things to check into: Make sure he's going ... intravenously BEFORE he has the chemo infusion. Carboplatin , especially, can make one nauseous. He should also...

  5. Nausea & Vomiting
    ... often? What type? Back when I was treated with carboplatin and taxol, I was given intravenous Zofran BEFORE my...

  6. Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    ... on the stage, chemotherapy, specifically taxol and carboplatin , works quite well for squamous cell cancers. There...

  7. How long is / was your chemo?
    ... pretty different results with each. I was first on carboplatin and taxotere and it was by far the ahrdest one for...

  8. Metastatic Head and Neck CA - Stage IV
    ... his second week with chemo soon to start (Taxol and Carboplatin once a week for 5 weeks). I'm extremely close...

  9. Salivary gland cancer that spread to lungs. Any advise?
    ... cancer and have been treated with chemo. They gave me carboplatin and taxol, which are pretty standard types of drugs...

  10. Chemo/cisplatin/erbitux Treatment With Radiation
    ... have mets to the lungs. i have been doing erbitux and carboplatin since nov of 2006. 2 weeks a go i had an reaction...

  11. chemo side effects questions
    ... What type of chemo are you on? I had taxol and carboplatin for cancer of unknown primary. The carboplatin was...

  12. Slow digestion due to chemo-radiation.
    ... such a hard time. i too take emend and my chemo is carboplatin . i have not had the digestions issues. only acid reflux...

  13. Squamous Cell Cancer with lymph node spread
    ... small cell cancers. I was treated with taxol and carboplatin , along with radiation to the area. I finished all ... possibility for a cure. I do know that taxol and carboplatin are frequently used to treat squamous cell cancers...

  14. My dad's Lung Cancer need advise
    ... his Radiation 5x week and Chemo 1x week (Taxol and Carboplatin ) and we just got threw his first week and now starting...

  15. Squamous Cell Carcinoma-Unknown Primary-inguinal nodes
    ... Squamous cell cancer is highly responsive to taxol and carboplatin . If you recall, when I had surgery, they weren't ... to amputate my hip/leg. I was treated with taxol/ carboplatin in addition to radiation, and it is going to be 6...
    ... his second week with chemo soon to start (Taxol and Carboplatin once a week for 5 weeks). I'm extremely close...
    ... Jen, The only thing I can tell you is that taxol/ carboplatin is a very good chemo regimen for squamous cell carcinoma ... prepared with painkillers. This is from the taxol...the carboplatin can cause nausea, but that's usually easily preventable...

  16. Unknown Primary - squamous cell carcinoma
    ... Hi again, The three main drugs he's on are Carboplatin and Paclitaxel and Etoposide. As far as my mom...

  17. Anyone had 2 different types of cancer??
    ... I have cup and will have 4th treatment of taxol. carboplatin tomorrow of 6 treatments had 20 whole brain radiation...

  18. Small cell advanced cervical cancer
    ... has just had her second chemotherapy treatment of carboplatin and taxol and the doctors were very pleased with the...

  19. squamos cell cancer
    ... removed through surgery. I had four rounds of chemo ( carboplatin and taxol), and then 25 radiation treatments. This...

  20. Rife Machine
    ... them and adds dangerous chemicals. For instance, Carboplatin is made using platinum. My husband had a choice....

  21. How did/do you feel during chemo?
    ... which is fairly rare. I was treated with taxol and carboplatin . With taxol, you must take a heavy dose of steroids...

  22. help with sister
    ... to be melanoma)...but I was treated with taxol and carboplatin , and it's been two years since I finished treatment...

  23. Blood tests for cancer
    ... with a combo chemotherapy consisting of taxol and carboplatin , and then I had 25 radiation treatments to the area...

  24. Question about types of cancers
    ... and small cell, I was treated with a combination of carboplatin and taxol. I had four treatments, 3 weeks apart....

  25. Small Cell Carsonoma
    ... is frequently used in small cell carcinoma, as is carboplatin . These drugs can be quite an effective treatment...
    ... believe one of the "standard" treatments is a combo of carboplatin and taxol. It's pretty effective and could hopefully...
    ... cancer to have. She had 3 treatments of taxitere and carboplatin , and her scans didn't show any improvement. She insisted...

  26. cancer with an unknown primary
    ... similarities to small cell, so I was treated with Taxol and Carboplatin , both of which work on squamous and small cell cancer...

  27. cancer of unknown primary site
    ... the early 90's. My treatment was also with taxol/ carboplatin . I was given steroids the night before treatment ... was given IV zofran, to avoid the nausea from the carboplatin . The night of treatment, I took one compezine; then...

  28. small cell carcinoma
    ... carcinomas, and my oncologist treated me with taxol and carboplatin . I've been cancer-free for the past 9 months and...
    ... of unknown primary". The treatment with taxol and carboplatin wasn't that bad. I had to take steroids the night ... taxol, and they gave me intravenous Zofran before the carboplatin to avoid nausea. I had absolutely no nausea, but...

  29. squamous CA, anyone familiar with this please help!
    ... started chemo this day using a mixture of paclitaxel and carboplatin . We are not familiar with the other regimen mentioned...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. How much chemo can be expected?
    ... aggressive chemo. She might have to have taxol and carboplatin or cisplatin. Probably will have radiation also. ...

  2. How did/do you feel during chemo?
    ... then did internal and then did 6 rounds of Taxol with Carboplatin (chemos) along with steroids. I'm not going to lie...

  3. I have another question
    ... doing chemo right now, a combination of taxol and carboplatin , which is apparently the standard combination for...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. anyone been diagnosed wi th stage 3 ovarian cancer carcinomo sarcoma
    ... chemo are you getting now? I was given Taxol and Carboplatin for six months every three weeks. I remember having...
    ... aggressive. It was clear cell. I received Taxol & Carboplatin for 6 months (every 3 weeks) for 6-7 hours. I had...

  2. Fallopian Cancer
    ... chemo treatments after surgery. I was given Taxol and carboplatin for chemo. This type of cancer is very rare. I...

  3. Topotecan
    ... some cancer masses on my intestines. I had taken carboplatin and taxotere before the topotecan which neither of...

  4. my mum has ovarian cancer
    ... chemo after both surgeries. I had a reaction to the Carboplatin so I had to switch to Gemzar and Topotecan...and I...

  5. mom has ovarian cancer
    ... undergone six treatments of chemotherapy, a combination of Carboplatin and Taxol and had very good results. The doctor has...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. mother-in-law
    ... without chem and 6-12 months with it. She chose chemo ( carboplatin and vp16 and etoposide) as it responds very well to...

  2. Cancer Centers
    ... small cell lung cancer and was given a combo chemo of carboplatin , VP-16, and etoposide. It worked very well for her...
    ... small cell lung cancer and was given a combo chemo of carboplatin , VP-16, and etoposide. It worked very well for her...

  3. Anyone with experience w/ Taxol?
    ... My mom's first treatment was carboplatin and Taxol. My mom was 80 had no prior health issues ... painful tingling sensation) and the metals in the carboplatin make food have a weird metalic taste so she did not...
    ... QUOTE=Janmarie2;3440510]My mom's first treatment was carboplatin and Taxol. My mom was 80 had no prior health issues ... painful tingling sensation) and the metals in the carboplatin make food have a weird metalic taste so she did not...

  4. Numb feet and fingers from Taxol
    ... have cancer, and have recently stopped taking Taxol & Carboplatin . It's left me with numb feet, bad enough that I can...
    ... John, my mom had that problem with Taxol/ carboplatin . It never went completely away but it did get better...

  5. "life"
    ... radiotherapy for a week everyday and then taxotare and carboplatin ...he had chemo before he had his lung out and tolerated...

  6. Gemzar and Brain Mets
    ... went bald on Gemzar. His 5th line was Gemzar with Carboplatin and Avastin. I believe the Avastin kicked the Gemzar...

  7. Does TARCEVA work at all?
    ... help shrink it. So, then next, back to Gemzar and Carboplatin (the first set of drugs they put him on that caused...

  8. More questions, please ??
    ... pain in his spine. They also started him on chemo - carboplatin and gemzar. He is also getting zometa for the bone...

  9. Do PET scans show all the cancer?
    ... tumor has gotten. They will start me on a combo of carboplatin & taxol. I don't know much about either of them. The...

  10. Starting Alimta Next Week
    ... fraction of the fatigue the Taxotere and Gemzar or her Carboplatin and Taxol caused. She also did not loose any hair...

  11. Started chemo yesterday
    ... VP-16) for 3 days and on the first day I also had Carboplatin . So far I have had no side effects although I have...
    ... My mom had carboplatin as part of her first treatment , she had taxol with ... recall other issues happening until after the 2nd dose. Carboplatin leaves sort of a metalic taste in your mouth so food...
    ... She is on her 3rd round of chemo - Etoposide and Carboplatin . She has very few side effects apart from fatigue...

  12. Re metastatic lung cancer: stage 4
    ... treatment and made it 2.5 yrs. The first few months with Carboplatin and Taxol were rough in that the chemo left her very...

  13. Wheezing symptons?
    ... radiotherapy late on. 05/01/2007 - Mums first chemo - Carboplatin & Etopiside by IV. takes about 2 hours in hospital...

  14. Chemo side effects - any advice?
    ... extensive and has just completed her first round of carboplatin & etoposide. She had very few effects apart from tiredness...

  15. lost
    ... When they started Bud's chemo, he was on Gemzar and Carboplatin . That put him in remission for 28 days. When it...

  16. Dad's first week of chemo and radiation over, have questions??
    ... Is your Dad getting carboplatin as part of your chemo? I believe that it effects the...

  17. Chemo Side Effect Or Cold Virus?
    ... faith-im also taking the carboplatin right now and bloddy noses(not severe-just a little...

  18. 1st Treatment with Carboplatin/Taxol
    ... first dose is behind you. When My mom had Taxol and Carboplatin it would wipe her out for a few days then she would...

  19. trying out Tarceva
    ... my doc switched me to a better tolerated treatment ( Carboplatin + Gemzar) so that I can work. I was on this regimen...

  20. Tarceva, could anyone shed some light?
    ... better then she had in years. She had it after she had Carboplatin and Taxol. While in the end it did not save her life...

  21. Struggling to cope.....
    ... Stage IV adenocarcinoma. Her first line of Chemo was Carboplatin and Taxolwhich was started July 2004. The next line...
    ... Stage IV adenocarcinoma. Her first line of Chemo was Carboplatin and Taxolwhich was started July 2004. The next line...

  22. New Here! Anxious To Find Ideas To Help My Elderly Mom
    ... same chemo she is getting to people in their 80's ( carboplatin & gemcitabine). These drugs are not given with the...

  23. Update on my friend
    ... them! What medicines are they giving you? She is on Carboplatin and Taxol (sp). Thanks for info by the way....
    ... kickle, i like your friend are also doing carboplatin . she might try asking about nexium for the acid-...

  24. Hi everyone
    ... Hello, I just wanted to say that my hubby was on Carboplatin and Gemzar to begin with and eventually went in and ... went into remission was in June 2006 and he was on Carboplatin and Gemzar again after almost a year's absence and...
    ... with each it never seemd to last too long. She did Carboplatin with Taxol, she did Alimita and her last Chemo was...

  25. A little vent and an update~
    ... chemo meds for this last session to etoposide and carboplatin (sp?) - I did some research on these drugs and it ... 's showing that this is a common side effect for carboplatin . He wished to switch the chemo meds due to hearing...

  26. carboplatin and erbutux
    ... effects will vary from person to person. Patsy is on carboplatin /gemcitabine which is commomn chemo for stage 4 NSCLC ... . If I my memory serves me right, Carboplatin developed from Cisplatin which has harsher side effects ... . Carboplatin typicall doesn't cause hair loss, but will likely...

  27. Can anyone relate to this?
    ... sadly an all too common side effect from chemo. With Carboplatin and Taxol my mom was totally wiped out but her blood...
    ... sadly an all too common side effect from chemo. With Carboplatin and Taxol my mom was totally wiped out but her blood...

  28. A little good news today
    ... steroid? My wife has been taking some decadron after her carboplatin -and it has ehlped with nausea, fatigue and incresed...

  29. Biopsy results are back!
    ... 2004 we found out she had cancer she started with Carboplatin and Taxol the very next day. In December 2004 she...

  30. lung/heart ops and we haven't even got to the chemo yet!
    ... chemo - a cocktail of gemcitabine (aka Gemzar) and carboplatin ? Goodness I've been a nervous wreck. The nightly...
    ... problems like that. My mom's first line chemo was carboplatin and Taxol. The metals in the carboplatin tend to make...

  31. stage 1V nsclc...brain mets....unreal story and need advice and help too
    ... out for with this first line chemo. Is she getting Carboplatin and Taxol? You are both in my prayers along with all...
    ... Chemo Wed. She did very very well. She had taxol and carboplatin . The actual bags were 3.5 hrs long. They served...
    ... that life was normal again. Her first chemo was Carboplatin and Taxol and she would get her treatment then for...
    ... had one dosage of a combination of Doxcetaxel and Carboplatin . She was hospitalized twice with severe vomiting...

  32. My mom's Ct results
    ... next few weeks found stage IV NSCLC. She did Carboplatin and Taxol, which really wiped her out and left her...

  33. Surgery for stage lV NSCLC
    ... trial with large doses of Tarceva and IV chemo with Carboplatin . After 2 rounds tumor found on adrenal gland now considered...

  34. NSCLC Sq Cell Radiation only?
    ... nausea meds with it but did with her 1st line chemo Carboplatin and Taxol. The biggest problem she has had has been...

  35. Husband Home From Hospital No More Treatments Yet?
    ... is to stay on top of it. With my mom's first chemo Carboplatin and Taxol she got the painful neuropathy in her limbs...

  36. adverse effects of radiation
    ... also has had no radiation but the first line chemo Carboplatin and Taxol did cause neuropathy in her legs and even...

  37. Praying for everyone
    ... seeing as changes in Bud are just from the chemo as Carboplatin can wipe you out and gemzar wipes out blood counts...

  38. My dad has lung cancer need advise
    ... his Radiation 5x week and Chemo 1x week (Taxol and Carboplatin ) and we just got threw his first week and now starting...


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