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Cancer board

  1. How long is / was your chemo?
    ... took me that whole time to recover. Then I was on Topotecan . I think that was the one that I had once a week...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. anyone on hexalen
    ... mom had recurrent ovarian ca. She was treated with Topotecan the second time around with about 30 treatments. Her...

  2. Mom with OC
    ... sign of CA125 going down)He changed her treatment to TOpotecan thinking she had resistance the second time around...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. Topotecan
    ... I also have Ovarian cancer stage 3 and I took Topotecan for about a month about 1 1/2 years ago. Out of all ... I had taken carboplatin and taxotere before the topotecan which neither of them worked for me at all. Actually...

  2. my mum has ovarian cancer
    ... to the Carboplatin so I had to switch to Gemzar and Topotecan ...and I never thought I would finish. well 2 years...
    ... My mom just started taking topotecan . She is a 5 year survivor. They just found out that...

  3. Etoposide For Tumor Resistancy - My Mom
    ... several chemo drugs such as carbo/taxol, doxil, gemzar, topotecan , ifex/mesna, taxotere. Now her tumors in abdomen/on...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. Anyone with experience w/ Taxol?
    ... first line of tratment showed growth...second line ( topotecan ) stopped today as it has shown growth as well....Just...

  2. appointment tomorow for results
    ... to hear detailed result of her last scans....after Topotecan ....when first round of 4 cycles had cancer grow.....
    ... my mom's choice...and today doc gave her news that Topotecan treatment....still showed growth in her liver...so...

  3. scared...do...and don't want to know
    ... blood check tomorrow...10 days after second round of topotecan for sclc that grew during 4 rounds of preferred treatment...

  4. mother-in-law with small cell lung cancer
    ... regular regime" did nothing...actually grew...now on topotecan ...has had good quality of life...everything considered...

  5. Is this false hope?
    ... cancer...not remission...Mom finished first round of Topotecan (5 days) about 10 days ago...has been her old self...

  6. So worried Stage 4 SCLC
    ... Etopside and Cistplatin 2nd line of treatment was Topotecan 3rd line of treatment is Irintecan and Carboplatinum ... the cancer was growing once again. Started him on Topotecan ...did nothing! Then on May 4th he started the 3rd...

  7. Question re side effects of chemo
    ... Cisplatin then he became resistant to that and did Topotecan and that did not work so now he is doing CPT 11 and...

  8. Hello
    ... not too painful to answer...I do know Joe was taking Topotecan like Stan....how many treatments did he receive and ... Stan had chemo he landed in the hospital from the Topotecan destroying his immune system causing the peri rectal ... cannot I completely understand. I just worry that the Topotecan might be doing more harm than good. You take care...
    ... week and so on.Kim you might be right in saying the Topotecan might do more harm than good,from my own experiences ... really started his downword spiral was after his first Topotecan tx. Joe fought so hard and even to his last breath...
    ... THANK YOU!!!! Sounds like Stan is having the same Topotecan cycle that Joe had. Stan told me he sometimes thinks...

  9. melatonin
    ... Thursday before a decision is made to go forward with Topotecan . Stan has been in severe pain since Thursday evening ... better from cancer pain within 2 weeks. He started Topotecan on Jan 23rd and has not received any pain relief at ... fire they say. I also am concerned with this Topotecan because I thought that was what Joe was on and he...

  10. My Joe is gone
    ... hoped to hear from you to see how Joe was doing on Topotecan . I was in shock when I saw your posting and ran to...

  11. My husband
    ... in the hospital for the week. Is Joe still taking Topotecan or did he stop treatment? The topotecan is kicking...

  12. Carnitine Deficiency Syndrome
    ... says his severe fatigue and weakness is from the Topotecan . Are Joe's blood counts good?? Stans were so bad...

  13. Symptoms of liver mets?
    ... husband has pain in his liver area and since he started Topotecan it has not gotten better. I want to thank you for...

  14. thanks, and need guidance now
    ... chemo so they started him on another one which is Topotecan and it causes severe fatigue and low blood counts ... so they can easily get sick. But on Topotecan he lost his appetite a little but not too much which...

  15. Topotecan
    ... you got my posting, right? When Stan started using Topotecan I also put a posting out there wondering if anyone ... I hope you do hear from someone else that has used Topotecan so they can offer some more information to our husbands...
    ... He has had WBR 15 cycles. I have done research on Topotecan ,will do more research to check on the blood brain ... with discovery of new mets,new tumor they started Topotecan . God Bless Karen...
    ... Karen, Remember when I mentioned that I had read that Topotecan penetrates the blood/brain barrier? Anyway, Stan...

  16. my dad has cancer
    ... to his first line of chemo treatments so now is on Topotecan . I wish you and your dad and family my best and will...

  17. CT results tomorrow
    ... share some of what Stan has been experiencing with Topotecan . Stan started Topotecan on January 23rd. It makes ... handle the fatigue this chemo has on people. I pulled Topotecan on the Internet and read all about it. Sorry to hear...
    ... Kim Thanks so much for the reply! Joe started the Topotecan today after he saw the Dr. He is to have the chemo...

  18. difference between sclc and nsclc
    ... lungs stayed the same so they have now started him on Topotecan which is knocking him down and he is having a hard...

  19. Docetaxel(Taxotere)
    ... each person is different too. My husband started topotecan this week and so far no one has come forward and said ... different. So...if anyone might ever have to be on topotecan then you will have idea what someone else has experienced ... . Topotecan is used for someone who has become resistant to the...

  20. recurrent small cell lung cancer with liver mets help!
    ... is resistant to the drugs. Docs are hoping to get Topotecan his tumours have grown since jan bone scan and brain ... any advice on alternative methods herbs etc , exp of topotecan dealing with liver mets or any advice in general...

  21. Small Cell Lung cancer
    ... fighter. Thank you both for responding back! Is the topotecan really strong chemo? ------------------ God Bless...
    ... they are not completely gone. He starts today on Topotecan for five days and the fifth day he gets Taxol. We...

  22. great midwest lung cancer doc tor
    ... wrong trial. she was the lead u.s. ivestigator for topotecan and is for zd0473. she has been published many times...

Family & Friends of Cancer Patients board

  1. Confused about treatments
    ... which is not supposed to be has hard on her as the Topotecan that didn't help her situation...but she hasn't had...

  2. I've lost Stan.....
    ... response to first 2 drug treatment...and is now on Topotecan ...if you have the time to respond...i would truly...

  3. Husband recently diaganosed with small cell
    ... reduction was gone. So...he started his 2nd line of chemo Topotecan and ended up back in the hosptial in February 2006 ... for yet another stay overlooking the ocean. The topotecan did not do what we wanted and then the 3rd line of...

  4. Stan is taking a week off from Chemo
    ... time with his immune system from the chemo he is on. ( Topotecan ) The doctor agreed and had orginally told us that ... is when they started his 2nd line of treatment with Topotecan . I will end this now praying everyone is having...
    ... some so he is better able to tolerate the next dose. Topotecan for SCLC must be alot like the Taxotere is for NSCLC...

  5. Anyone ever had abcess during chemo?
    ... Hi- Stan is being treated with Topotecan which destroys his white and red counts. He just...

  6. Got the Scan results......
    ... bones. He starts on a chemo we had never heard of... Topotecan . Has anyone ever used this or had a loved one or...