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Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. In its modern-day use, it refers primarily to cytotoxic drugs used to treat cancer. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Breast Cancer
Colon Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Acute Myelogenous Leuke...
Lung Cancer
Overall, 89% (2031 Members) find Chemotherapy helpful

Chemotherapy Reviews

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3rd round of chemo next friday. Then back to MD Anderson for CT scan . Been very fatigued and sad. Fortunately, I have a good family support system.
Working / Worked
Aggressive and mean but it worked
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taking chemo for now. having surgery next week
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When I was first diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer stage 3c I received Cisplatin and Taxol following Major debulking surgery. I had 6 rounds of chemotherapy the first time and my CA 125 went down to 16 and my scans were clean. I followed with 6 months of Avastin therapy x1 monthly. I was diagnosed August 2, 2010. Surgery same month, chemo started in September through December every 3 weeks, followed by Avastin every 3 weeks January through July 2011.
Working / Worked
Used Velcade before auto stem cell transplant
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Presurgery to reduce tumor
He was recommended 4 cycles of chemotheraphy (7 plus 3) but experienced pneumonia in the first one. He was in critical condition and the next cycles were suspended. Now he is taking Vidaza.
Working / Worked
Helped radiation work better/faster - was successful.
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so far is working
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working - Had 5FU on a metastasized liver tumour, followed by surgery, that showed the tumour was necrotic
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