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Gemzar
VS.
Thalidomide
Other name: Gemcitabine (Gemcitabine)
Other name: Thalomid (Thalomid)
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Gemcitabine (pronunciation: jem-SITE-a-been) is a nucleoside analog used as chemotherapy. It is marketed as Gemzar by Eli Lilly and Company...
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Thalidomide was introduced as a sedative drug in the late 1950s that was typically used to cure morning sickness. In 1961, it was withdrawn due to Teratology and Peripheral neuropathy. There is now a growing clinical interest in thalidomide, and it is i...
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Hair Loss
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Gemcitabine (pronunciation: jem-SITE-a-been) is a nucleoside analog used as chemotherapy. It is marketed as Gemzar by Eli Lilly and Company...
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Also, can I take Gemzar/Cisplatin at the same time...
" Thalidomide I was wondering if you ...success with the drug Thalidomide. I have stage 4 ...info would be appreciated. Also, can I take Gemzar/Cisplatin at the same time as the Thalidomide? Than... "

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) and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar....
" ...(with the accent on the \" lo \" ) and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar. Well, to answer my own post ... I just... "

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) and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar....
" ...rose three months later and chemotherapy was changed to s/l zo-lo-da (with the accent on the \" lo \" ) and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar. The \" zo-lo-da \" is not... "

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well with me to this point.He is going to put me on Gemzar...
" ...of the site.I have been fighting my cancer for 2 ...feel my onc has done so well with me to this point.He is going to put me on Gemzar and Taxol and I will take a pill Thalidomide.I have looked ... "

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Doxil, Topotecan and Gemzar, etc. I said theories because...
" ...go on with second line like Doxil, Topotecan and Gemzar, etc. I said theories because there can be many. ...I have also come accross Thalidomide which you are now using.... "

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Hi there, thalidomide was evaluated over the last 10 years...
" Hi there, thalidomide was evaluated over the last ...treatment of cancer came out. Thalidomide is fairly toxic . there ...in 2005 that suggested that thalidomide with topotecan is superior to... "

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about Thalomid or Thalidomide. In one randomized trial of...
" ...you decide about Thalomid or Thalidomide. In one randomized trial of ...patients that took Topotecan and Thalidomide, the response rate on the ...trials with Thalomid and Gemzar, but I would ... "

of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Indicators appeared great....
" ...Beginning in April I rec'd. 3 mos. of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Indicators appeared great. Became popular the month ...they began me on Thalomid (Thalidomide). Our appt. A week ago... "

3 mos. of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Signs looked good....
" ...rec'd. 3 mos. of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Signs looked good. ...for the pain). They also started me on Thalomid (Thalidomide). My appt. last week (after CTs) showed no improvement.... "

with capecitabine and thalidomide for 2 cycles. The tumor...
" ...that time. I was then treated with capecitabine and thalidomide for 2 cycles. The tumor reduced significantly. I was ...radiation. Now she is on Gemzar [2weeks on & 1week off].... "

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