What is Crizotinib?

It is an anti cancer drug acting like anaplastic lymphoma kinase.

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My wife is a patient of stage-IV Lung CA with brain metastasis. She's now taking Crizotinib-500mg. However her recent MRI shows the disease is...

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Hello dear. The treatment advised is right.

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Hello dear. Welcome to HCM. I appreciate your concern. I have gone...

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My son has Stage 4 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer, and is positive for the ALK gene mutation. He worked several days during high temperatures in my...

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I don't think that exposure caused the mutation

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Thanks for your query. I am sorry to know about your son. Alk...

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Hi my father has stage four non small cell lung cancer and is positive to the alk mutation. he ceased chemo due to low blood white cell count and...

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It could be due to early signs of arthritis.

As first-line management, you can take analgesics like paracetamol or aceclofenac for pain...

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