I'm a 69 year old Asian male, diagnosed with Stage 0-1 bladder cancer last July 2016. I had a non-invasive tumor removed last August 1 and took six weekly chemo (mitocytin) sessions. I have since then been taking supplements per advise of a wellness doctor, mostly for "detox" and to strengthen my immune system and correct nutrient deficiencies. Post-chemo tests have indicated a positive prognosis and I am actually feeling healthier than when I started, probably due to the supplements and a diet change (mostly vegetarian, low-carb, organic and gluten free). My urologist now recommends another six chemo sessions as a "preventive measure". I want to wait for the results of my next cystoscopic examination end of November before deciding. You've probably asked (or heard) the same question at one time or another: "If there's no tumor, why put poison in your body?" Does anyone have any thoughts on "preventive chemo"? Thank you and wishing everyone well.
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