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  1. Chemo/cisplatin/erbitux Treatment With Radiation
    ... For 7 Weeks. The Chemo Is Cisplatin And The Other Is Erbitux . We Were Told That It Is Curable At The Stage He Is...
    ... How did he get in the use of Erbitux ...
    ... He Gets An Iv Of Erbitux Once A Week For 7 Weeks And Started With A Loading ... Dose. Supposedly Erbitux And Cisplatin Together Has Shown Amazing Results In ... Head And Neck Cancers. His Reaction To The Erbitux Was A Severe Acne Like Rash And His Entire Head And...
    ... accelerated radiation..."The gold Standard" but not the Erbitux . We were told that the computer did not select him ... for the erbitux . we asked if we could get it anyways and were told ... anything that may even help get rid of it in any way. If Erbitux is another means we want it. Many of you have been ... given ERbitux were you part of a clinical trial or did your doctor ... we would have gotten selected by the computer for Erbitux we would have started that this wednesday 5 days earlier...
    ... and now i have mets to the lungs. i have been doing erbitux and carboplatin since nov of 2006. 2 weeks a go i ... reaction to the carbo so now they just give me the erbitux every week. that is my only treatment right now. ... i was not in trial. they just prescribed the erbitux . im hoping it works by itself. i will find out at...
    ... We were told that the Erbitux is used for Colon cancer but was showing wonderful ... used with another chemo and radiation. The trial for erbitux is closed but we were just given a choice on whether ... We did not get picked for it. The thing about the erbitux is the rash you get. We were told the rash (as painful ... as it can be) is a good thing. It means the Erbitux is working. We could have done just rad and cisplatin ... oncologists said that they have no doubt that the Erbitux was the icing on the cake. I posted about the rash...
    ... i have been doing the erbitux for 6 months now and the rash for me did not get too...
    ... how soon did people using erbitux get the rash? the reason i am asking is b/c my dad ... is on erbitux (just started his first treatment wednesday), and...
    ... George's First Dose Was A "loading" Dose Of Erbitux Only. You Have To Get The Load Dose First And It ... Radiation Starts. He Got The Rash 2 Days After The Erbitux And It Was Really Bad. He Has Been Taking The Steriods ... Bad. The Docs Say The Worse The Rash The Better The Erbitux Is Working. Now We Are Dealing With A Blood Clot...

  2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    ... Motexafin Gadolinium &/or Proxinium, and possibly Erbitux . This will likely be a six week cycle. This will be...
    ... chance I have is from a combination Taxol/Carbo and Erbitux (which according to recent report is showing "statistically...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. The best way to use honesty
    ... but he's scheduled for chemo with the inclusion of erbitux starting Tuesday. Does anyone have any success stories...

  2. Round 14 Folfiri done, CEA @ 2.7 - Remission!
    ... chemo and the cancer becomes resistant, switch to Erbitux . Basically, continue chemo indefinetly. :) 2: Discontinu...

  3. Any suggestions??
    ... one of my new chemo drugs is Erbitux and the skin rash is nasty. Any suggestions for a...
    ... QUOTE=tamtam46;3503596]one of my new chemo drugs is Erbitux and the skin rash is nasty. Any suggestions for a...

  4. Question for survivors or those finally responding to treatment.
    ... we’re being told that they’ll try 1 more thing Erbitux , if a clinical trial isn’t available. And if...

  5. My Mom diagnosed with terminal Stage Colon Cancer
    ... take the less than 3% chance of survival with the Erbitux , but essentially...go home, take pain meds and get...
    ... something else in mind...now, it's "Well, we'll try the Erbitux , but you have less than a 3% chance on it. So it...

  6. My Dad
    ... internet about the common combos). He started out with erbitux , then alvastin, then oxaliplatin, then got some magnesium...
    ... really bad diarrhea. he had to go in today for his erbitux treatment only (they're doing it weekly and the others...

  7. Colon cancer at 25??!!
    ... chemo infusion during 30 radiation treatments, and erbitux (oh, the rash... I'm so glad I'm done with the erbitux...

  8. Treatment after "Standard Protocols" stop working
    ... more months just 5 FU with Avastin, had to switch to Erbitux and Irinotecan in Sept. and his CEA has slowly been...

  9. Bossan
    ... battle with Panitumumab was going. My husband is now on Erbitux , Irinotecan and as of last week Avastin was added...

  10. Jeni61
    ... was OK proceeding with FOLFOX before surgery but not erbitux or avastin. Basically, looks like we're on the 70...

  11. some good news
    ... at the same time, sick, diarria, rash, I HATE the erbitux rash... WORST EVER... I did get sme good news though...

  12. New with questions...
    ... drug) then rose to 73 before treatment was changed to Erbitux and Irinotecan. This time the change in treatment...

  13. CEA Rise after 1st chemo
    ... the 8 /29 CT scan from 2.1 to 2.8 cm. I am on Erbitux , Xeloda , and Oxylaplatin with a scheduled 3 cycles...

  14. Chemo resistances, need options, and hope
    ... side effected to oxy). She is currently on CPT11, Erbitux and Avastin. Obviously it is not working. What seems...

  15. treatment options questions
    ... liver mets. She has been on CPT 11, Avastin and Erbitux for seven weeks. Her CEA more than doubled this past...

  16. Stage 4 colonrectal caner & chemo is not working
    ... July. It has since crept up a bit so he is now on Erbitux and Irinotecan. Our feeling is keep on fighting, keep ... current stats are all outdated - Avastin, Oxaliplatin, Erbitux , and Panitumumab(a drug that was just approved Sept...

  17. Erbitux rash
    ... ImpactZone - I have not tried Erbitux , but I am on a clinical trial for panitumumab (Vectibix...
    ... April 06(it was just approved Sept. 27) and is now on Erbitux and Ironetecan (cpt11). Both drugs work by inhibiting ... once the drug is stopped, within 2 weeks. He started Erbitux Sept. 13. After 2 doses, he needed a week off. The ... rash from Erbitux was bit different from Panitumumab. Whereas Panitumumab ... caused scabbing, the Erbitux seems to cause small pustules, very painful to the ... systemically, 1 tab a day.He just received his 3rd dose of Erbitux on Tuesday, we were told your body will adjust and...

  18. Is There Anybody That Has Stage 3 Colon Cancer
    ... obstructions often. He is currently on irinotecan and erbitux . It is still contained in his abdomen....

  19. name of new drug-?
    ... Do you mean Erbitux ?...
    ... That IS the generic name for Erbitux . Good Luck....

  20. Can Y'all Check In?
    ... daily Xeloda (capecitabine) with weekly cetuximab ( erbitux ) and three weekly Oxaliplatin and have just finished...
    ... round or two. My husband is doing much better with Erbitux and Irinotecan but is still covered with rash all...
    ... at the same time, sick, diarria, rash, I HATE the erbitux rash... WORST EVER... I did get sme good news though...
    ... effects sound awful- I know how you feel about the erbitux rash! It's so painful. My face would bleed each time...

  21. Need some chemo side effects advice/support.
    ... his new treatment same time as you, ironotecan and erbitux ..... he is suffering also.... the pain in his backside ... t really given any indication of what it is. With Erbitux you usually develop a rash which he has aswell......

  22. Advice on sore hands and bum part 2 - Dermol 500
    ... hands. My dad is stage IV currently on Ironotecan and Erbitux .....its doing him in by the way!..... the doctor has...
    ... hands. My dad is stage IV currently on Ironotecan and Erbitux .....its doing him in by the way!..... the doctor has...
    ... when my face was dry from the erbitux , i just used a modgepodge of different moisturizers...

  23. Starting New Chemo Tomorrow, Anxious
    ... working..... now he is on Ironitecan and Cetuximab ( Erbitux ) ...only 2 days in but i'm hopeful...... the thing...

  24. New member
    ... I was on erbitux . I don't have any stats on it, but there are some ... so a horrible rash is actually a good sign. I had erbitux in combination with 5-fu and radiation therapy, and ... my cancer responded very well to it. Erbitux also severely dries out the skin, so he should be...

  25. weight lose problem
    ... removed been an chemo for 2 1/2 years off and on took erbitux back in sept. one treatment it broke him out so stopped...

  26. Folfox
    ... stopped working, we have to move to stronger meds like Erbitux & Irinotecan...we are waiting on pins and needles...

  27. Ok, I have a question....
    ... in literature, is the new angiogenisis inhibitors-- Erbitux and Avastin for example. "Experts in the field" who...

  28. Dad's Current status..help :(
    ... this point would the doctor switch us to FOLFIRI & Erbitux ? I've heard that those chemotherapies are stronger...

  29. Not great news....
    ... think positive... They will probably add Avastin or Erbitux ... those are the latest "new" drugs in the States...
    ... Erbitux , and Avastin are the two new ones recently approved...

  30. Some stage IV patients are living longer
    ... Kewpie: How much longer?... Avastin and Erbitux have extended life by 6-8 months. I have to agree...

  31. Erbitux and Camptosar - have you had this?
    ... regimen... Camptosar/5FU/Leukovorin, but have not tried Erbitux . Erbitux is a new antineogenisis drug... stops blood...
    ... the UK sites I subscribe to and they are saying that erbitux combo with other chemo is effective in colon cancer ... you are the first person on this forum to mention erbitux so it would be great to bring us all up to speed....
    ... Yes, I've been on erbitux and camptosar since the beginning of August, 2004 ... lomotil and five immodium whenever appropriate. Erbitux caused the most nasty case of acne! It was worst for ... skin clears up, and you get your energy back. Plus, erbitux -camptosar seems to work in my case, where no other...
    ... 16 of 17 lymph nodes effected. Scheduled to start erbitux with campostar next Tuesday . I have been worried...

  32. stopped responding to chemo, what should I try???
    ... There are also monoclonal antibody type drugs like erbitux (cetuximab) which can also be used in some cases where...

  33. Treatment Question
    ... Also known as Erbitux it is a chemo drug used for patients with advanced ... Serious side effects have been reported with the use of Erbitux including: severe allergic reactions (difficulty breathing...
    ... By the way Erbitux reportedly costs $17,000 a month. As a trial you will...

  34. Great news! Ktee, James, Jaydees et al
    ... the chemo agents, with the exception of Avastin and Erbitux , which we are keeping up our sleeves should the cancer...

  35. James, Ktee, anyone .....please respond
    ... me, chemo brain... has your husband done Avastin or Erbitux ? What chemo drugs has he done? That's something...

  36. CancerDad? Just checking...
    ... treatment again. But, I figure here in the US we have Erbitux and Avastin approved, where most of you know, it actually...

  37. lymphnode question
    ... I'm glad about the Avastin-- The other one is Erbitux . Good Luck. Thinking of you, James :)...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. New to the board
    ... doctors and they put her on a clinical trial with Erbitux along with Taxotere. The tumor shrunk about 75% but...

Cancer: Rectal & Anal board

  1. If I have colon cancer I'm most likely going to die!
    ... was that studies show that newer drugs (Avastin and Erbitux ) add 6-8 months to your life!!! Furthermore, Cancer...
    ... was that studies show that newer drugs (Avastin and Erbitux ) add 6-8 months to your life!!! Furthermore, Cancer...

Family & Friends of Cancer Patients board

  1. husband has liver cancer
    ... sep. last scan showed cancer is growing again tried erbitux but it broke him out bad so he didnt take it anymore...
    ... treatment you could try to improve his quality of life. Erbitux is used to treat advanced colon cancer patients. In ... clinical trials irinotecan with erbitux (another anti cancer drug usually given in combination ... with Erbitux ) shrank tumors in 22.9% of patients and treatment ... with Erbitux alone shrank tumors in 10.8% of patients. Breaking ... dry skin are one of the most common side effects of Erbitux . Good luck to you and your husband. Sorry I couldn...
    ... I was on a clinical trial for erbitux during my neo-adjunctive chemo. It was a clinical ... my tumor had shrunk signifigantly. If it's from the erbitux , or just the chemo/radiation, I don't know. I stopped...