Doxorubicin

What is Doxorubicin?

It is a chemotherapeutic agent isolated from Streptomyces used in the treatment of cancer.

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Is sorafenib the only treatment for Stage IV liver cancer, & could it be given intravenously, or just...

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Brief Answer:
Doxorubicin and Cisplatin are also used

Detailed Answer:
Hi Suepeaches,

Welcome to HCM

Generally, the medications are given via IV...

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My father is having cancer of type Anaplastic Thyroid carcinoma.. He was given 3 cycles of Chemotherapy... medicine given was Paclitaxel 260 mg,...

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Brief Answer:
It responds poorly to chemo

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I understand your concerns.

Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is difficult to treat. It...

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Hi doctor, on 20th of this January 2015 ( its been 23 days by today) my father has undergone lung surgery ( Right Lateral Thoracotomy + Right...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, I think chemo should be given

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for getting back.

I remember your dad's case. Some time back I had...

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