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Gemzar vs. Thalidomide for Cancer

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Gemzar

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Other Names: Gemcitabine

Thalidomide

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Other Names: Thalomid
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 20,998 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 10,404 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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 In 1961, it was withdrawn due to Teratology and Peripheral neuropathy.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... Read more on Wikipedia
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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...
) 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...
) and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar....
...carcinoma with ...lo \" ) and thalidomide, and then subsequently to Gemzar. The \" zo-lo-da \" is not Zoladex. Oh, on ...\" al \" . Is this separate from or a part of methotrexate...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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....
with capecitabine and thalidomide for 2 cycles. The tumor...
...more optimistic since 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 o...
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....
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