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Re: [MOL] Re: Claire!



Now you have proof on low dose chemotherapy!  I have read much on this and
everything has been good so far.  They are in our archives.   So keep your
chin up and your hair in place.  Love you, lillian


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Claire Lee" <clee02@snet.net>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2000 5:30 AM
Subject: [MOL] Re: Pat Kimmi's Dad


> Pat, many thanks for the post about your Dad.  Makes me feel better
already.
> I'm particularly pleased to learn that he still has his hair after four
months.
> I hope, I hope, I hope I won't lose mine this time.
>
> Jeanne -- More reason than ever to have your onc investigate and see if
low dose
> will work for you.
>
> Claire
>
> Pat Kimmi wrote:
>
> > Jeanne,
> > I don't know the dosage amounts my Dad gets but he gets a lower dosage
once
> > a week vs. every 3 wks. His onc. nurse told me that a lower dosage more
> > often seems to be more effective and easier on side effects. He gets
Taxol
> > for 3 weekly treatments, and carboplatinum usually added to the second
> > treatment taking about 30-45 min longer. Just Taxol take about 2.5 hr,
maybe
> > a little longer. He gets 4 premeds in IV;  Tagamet, Benedryl, Anzamet,
and
> > Decadron right before Taxol and no follow up meds. He still has his hair
> > after 4 mos of treament and has not mentioned hearing prob. He is 81
yrs.
> > young so does has some hearing loss not from chemo. He's doing great!
Will
> > find out results of CT Scan tomorrow. Everyone's body is different but
he's
> > tolerated it well.  Prayers to you.  Pat Kimmi-Kansas
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Jeanne Kissinger <jhkissinger@home.com>
> > To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2000 10:14 PM
> > Subject: [MOL] Claire/Lil
> >
> > > Lillian, what have you found out about low dose chemo? My oncologist
> > > says that this is experimental. This is Canada. Her advice is to start
> > > carboplatin/toxol once every month asap. Anyone ever try this low dose
> > > besides Clair?  Still thinking about acepting the high dose chemo.
Would
> > > take two weeks before they start. (This is Canada!) I am sending my
> > > pathology slides to MD Anderson as soon as our local hospital gets
them
> > > back from the mainland where they did a review.
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > >
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