Carboplatin

What is Carboplatin?

A platinum-containing anticancer agent much like cisplatin but more toxic to the myeloid elements of bone marrow while producing less nausea and neuro-, oto-, and nephrotoxicity; used in the chemotherapy of solid tumors.

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My 82 years old Mom just started chemotherapy for small-cell lung cancer. Her d-dimers are 1212.76 ng/ml with the norm being <500.0. The...

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Raised levels of d-dimers only are not an absolute indication of starting an anticoagulant therapy like sintrom....

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Advanced liver mets + jaundice from HER2+ metastatic breast cancer. 2 weeks ago SGOT- 650, SGPT 350, Bilirubin 18.
Now SGOT- 390, SGPT 190,...

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The most probable cause for rise in bilirubin is metastasis to the liver. This can explain the rise in the...

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Hi, A friend has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Age 70 years, bore two children, widow for 16 years. Presenting symptoms constipation and...

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Let me provide you with some information regarding your friend. When we talk about ovarian cancer in the case...

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Why is Carboplatin given on day one and Etoposide Phospate on day 1,2,3 for limited (contained with in L upper lobe and medialsinum) small cell...

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I had my 2nd treatment of chemo, taxol/carboplatin, the following day had shot to increase white blood cell count, ten days later, i woke up with a...

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I have been diagnosed with Cervical Cancer and ovarian cancer (found tumors while removing cervix and uterous). I was told by my OB/GYN that the...

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I have a question regarding tumor markers. I just finished chemo TCH(doctaxel, carboplatin and herceptin) stage 2a, node negative,...

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In 2000 I had triple neg breast cancer treated w/radiation and tamoxifin, then arimidex - In 2016 triple negative - mast. left breast - then...

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Am to begin carboplatin/ taxotere tomorrow in XXXXXXX GA. Am in 4th year of cance, following neck resection, removal of lymphnodes , also tonsils...

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My brother has stage 4 NSCLC, and is on a huge cocktail of meds, including 2 fentanyl patches to equal 125 mcg. Dilaudid as needed, plus regular...

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