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Gemzar vs Thalidomide

Gemzar
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Thalidomide
Other name: Gemcitabine (Gemcitabine)
Other name: Thalomid (Thalomid)
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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 In 1961, it was withdrawn due to Teratology and Peripheral neuropathy.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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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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lso, can I take Gemzar/Cisplatin at the same time a...
" Thalidomide I was wondering if you know of any success with the drug Thalidomide. I have stage 4 ovarian ...info would be appreciated. Also, can I take Gemzar/Cisplatin at the same time as the Thalidomide... "

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and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar. Well...
" ...(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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nd thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar. The...
" ...Pt has breast carcinoma with metastases to the right hip and occipital bone .. Her markers increased and chemotherapy was changed to s/l ow-ko-lin or al-co-lin methotrexate and 5-FU. Her... "

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well with me to this point.He is going to put me on Gemzar...
" ...sure if of the site.I have been fighting my cancer for 2 years.Seens I ...with them.I 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... "

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xil, Topotecan and Gemzar, etc. I said theories because th...
" ...line like Doxil, Topotecan and Gemzar, etc. I said theories because ...7 cm tumor disappeared. I have also come accross Thalidomide which you are now using. I think these days... "

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Hi there,thalidomide was evaluated over the last 10 years wh...
" 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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out Thalomid or Thalidomide.In one randomized trial of 37...
" ...you decide about Thalomid or Thalidomide. In one randomized trial of ...patients that took Topotecan and Thalidomide, the response rate on the ...clinical trials with Thalomid and Gemzar, but I would suppose... "

of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Indicators appeared great....
" ...rec'd. 3 mos. of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Indicators appeared great. ...for the discomfort). Additionally they began me on Thalomid (Thalidomide). Our appt. A week ago (after CTs) demonstrated no... "

3 mos. of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Signs looked good....
" ...Starting in April I rec'd. 3 mos. of Taxotere, Gemzar, and CPT11. Signs looked good. Took off the month ...also started me on Thalomid (Thalidomide). My appt. last week (after... "

th capecitabine and thalidomide for 2 cycles. The tumor re...
" ...then treated with capecitabine and thalidomide for 2 cycles. The tumor ...name of it] and radiation. Now she is on Gemzar [2weeks on & 1week off]. She is taking these... "

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