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Have glioblastoma. Receiving radiation for tumor. On decadron and dilantin. Safe to take essiac tea?

Hi, My dad was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiform 7 weeks ago. He had one tumor romoved from frontal lobe , but he has one that is inoperable due to location. He is now recieving radiation for the second tumor. I have started to give him ESSIAC tea. He is also on Decadron and Dilantin . Is is safe for brain cancer patients to take Essiac tea? We are willing to try anything that will extend his life.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Your dad is already on radiotherapy. it was worthwhile using combined radiotherapy and radiosesitising chemotherapy.The two together will give better control of tumor. you can discuss with your Radiation Oncologist. You can continue giving Essiac tea, there will be no harm but a help rendered by it is not documented.
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Answered: Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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