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[MOL] June



June, just getting back on line. All the best for a joyous holiday
season and in ushering the New Year 2000. God bless and a hug, Jeanne


"Argila, June" wrote:
> 
> Dear Bess:  Thanks for your info.  What I have heard about grapefruits
> is that it interferes with certain meds.  Your druggist should know.
> Hope that helps.  I will be signing off on Thursday and returning Jan.
> 3rd.  I hope you and everyone else out there has a great holiday and a
> better New Year.
> 
> Love June
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: BesTom@AOL.COM [SMTP:BesTom@AOL.COM]
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 1999 9:27 AM
> > To:   mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> > Subject:      Re:  RE: [MOL] Luiza REply ! - June
> >
> > Dear June:
> >      I can't understand about the vitamin business and cancer either.
> > I do
> > know that a researcher at Sloan Kettering found increased levels of
> > Vitamin C
> > in cancer cells.  If you go to their page you will probably find the
> > reference.  So their official position is to eat fruit and vegetables
> > but NOT
> > take vitamin supplements.  We do a lot with Chinese herbs.  The
> > Chinese docs
> > have all assured me it would help the chemo and lessen the side
> > effects.
> > Since the first 5 rounds of taxol/carbo basically didn't work for my
> > husband
> > I always have this nagging suspicion that the herbs might have
> > countered
> > their full effectiveness.  Who knows anything for sure in this crazy
> > battle.
> > I also read recently that in Taiwan they've decided drinking too much
> > tea
> > greatly increases the risk of bladder cancer.  Give me a break!  In
> > that case
> > why doesn't everyone in Japan have bladder cancer?.  Still muddling
> > along.
> > Have a happy holiday.  Bess
> > PS  Just got a case of Florida grapefruits and oranges for Christmas.
> > I seem
> > to remember something very early when I first joined the group about
> > grapefruits being bad for people on chemo.  Can't imagine why.  If
> > anyone
> > remembers anything about this, please let me know as the grapefruits
> > are
> > delicious and I hate to give them away.  Many thanks.  Bess
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