Be sure to have an adequate biopsy to allow genomic proteomic tumor testing now or in future. In theory ideally don't go into RT without adequate tissue for future. Chemo before or during RT are research and very few (too few)patients clearly need the extra regarding advanced stages role of chemotherapy.
This can be curative so the argument favors best standard therapy. Endometrial is very much like ovarian but maybe actually much better in terms of drug medical options. Taxol Carbo are the standard taxol weekly rather than intermittent an option. In theory any schedule closest to the ideal delivered dose rate that meets comfort so called dose limiting tolerance works. There are modifications that fit the elderly and even the resistant or ineligible for one drug
-Poor reaction to steroids other support med or fluids
-Something that warrants a diagnostic brain image
However, the practical approach is to have the staff collect more facts. Make staff aware and get an evaluation plan. Fall precautions, no driving, no unsupervised business. No unaccompanied chemo sessions. Make sure alert when eating.
-Therapeutic specific for a few cancers
-Non-specific to reduce swelling
-Rarely to reduce pain except in short use
-Prevent side effects of chemo
-Chronic to avoid deficiency re: prostate
-Acute or a few days to prevent chemo malaise nausea/vomiting
-Acute to control allergic reaction
Topical rinses for some types of target chemo mouth sores. Generally, less oral or IV is better. Don't self medicate or reduce without doctor's guidelines. Reasons for less ideally minimum effective:
-Avoid diabetes, new or worse
-Avoid infection worse
-Atrophy weakness of muscles
Often, if using a lot of steroids, one needs complementary ulcer and blood pressure, even infection protection. Ask about each.
Continue to follow up as your specialist recommends. Get rehab strength fatigue diet lifestyle bones hormones reproductive reality. Do better, but avoid any extreme programs. Your support system is still important, be careful, you will be around long enough to regret bad decisions and bad enemies. Don't repeat past lifestyle mistakes; it isn't business as usual. Do better. Delegate the technical medical. Have your best significant other keep on top of changing knowledge about follow-ups and residual side effects of past treatment.
Majority of women gain weight
Too much weight harmful beyond cosmetic self image which matters
Weight loss appetite solutions successful for 90% available here our practice it is a bigger problem see a lot of cancer involving GI where weight loss is normal pressing and chronic debilitating concern because problems are our niche. Still 90% have correctable appetite weight loss. Education common mistakes accidental diet
Support meds from natural biological to hormones to mood energy to motility and malabsorption correction..
Current thinking is that a little weight loss and modest diet measures plus activity increase are good prognostically Meeting weight and diet goals needs a coach for many healthy people seeking fitness It should be no surprise that problems during therapy often need a doctor or doctor directed coach Fixable problems are the norm during cancer therapy
My father is suffering from excessive sleepiness and loss of appetite due to his chemotherapy. Is it normal?
1- Support medications for some half the patients
2- Others can be helped with dose modification or a change in one of the drugs
3- Also, cancer causes metabolic abnormalities poisoning, can sometimes be remedied
Prognosis is key to choice of prevention. Many post operative treatments are critical to motive outcr but one option doesn't got all
Yes BC recurrence is a real risk problem not just for five years but far beyond the risk decreases w time BC with no evidence of residual disease can be seen as a chronic disease for many bit w the ideal pathology the risk of recurrence can be small
There are diet exercise and weight recommendations to reduce the risk they clement but don't replace adjuvant medical intervention
Don't lose weight
Make sure not c diff not bleeding
Starch frequent small meals no veges or fruit or milk or high sugar
Soft land protein six meals a day small
Immodium under supervision
Stop lazxatives magnesium
Tincture ipium before meals or half codeine if diarrhea comes right after eating
Painful diarrhea change in color weight loss fever need professional review w tests
No one should self diagnose yes or no. If there are concerns put them to rest objectively.
Tumors, some, not all, produce atypical location or time of headache. Something is different than prior headaches; balance off, weakness in a limb, subtle speech is a little off, vision changes, any one of the above.
I was just diagnosed with Crohn's, but there is a history of bowel cancer in my family. What should I look out for?
There are other less common causes
Should I take certain vitamins or supplements after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer? Which ones?
Vitamin replacement to normal is recommende for Breakfast 12 D3 folic acid
Maybe a superdose of the reduced folate.w chem
Other vitamins avoid pyridoxine and E
C is complicated. AACR 2017 high doses can protect with specific not all chemo
Suitable advanced disease but not for adjuvant therapy after resection
Level of evidence expert hands safety is reasonable phase 2
But for efficacy very complex lab and Anecdotes needs personalized consideration
Suitable when side effects a problem sometimes
Re neutroceuticals must check each one for drug interaction some cats claw negate chemo drug
Gain weight protein low fat
You are doing something wrong if you lose weight
Insulin diabetics need specialist
Not insulin potentiators
Pancreatic enzymes creon
Personalize Details really make a difference
Your Dr must know what you want to take
It is possible to make bad mistKes