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Taxol/Avastin side effects?

kimmyp
kimmyp
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Hi, I just had my 3rd treatment since recurrence on Thursday. I am receiving Taxol and Avastin on a weekly basis with Avastin happening on every other week. I have a big blister on each foot between the pads. I never had this with Carboplatin/Taxol. I also feel like my lips are tingly. Have any of you had these effects and what did you do for the blisters? The port is working well! Thanks, Kim

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eileen_alberti

I use domeboro for burns, esp. chemical burns, bruises, bug bites. I've recommended it to lots of people and they were all very happy with results. I first found out about it when son was 1 yr. old, now 47. He had chemical burn from cream for impatego. You find it in aisle with BenGay. If not there some drug stores keep it behind counter [shoplifting]. It runs about $15 but there are 12 packets and you only use 1 packet at a time [even less] read directions. As usual check with your doctor. Most doctors don't know about it as it is an old topical solution. Some have told me they were going to research it. Hope this helps. All the best, Eileen

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1986reese

No , but avastin caused me to have high blood pressure. I have neuropathy which my doctor said was probably from previous drugs...Carboplatin/taxol, which I had previously. Maybe that what caused your blisters. Hope that gets better, can't be to comfortable.

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1986reese
1986reese
in reply to 1986reese

Also, the tingling could be

Neuropathy. Carbolatin/

Taxol caused that , I understand. I developed

Neuropathy. High blood pressure from avastin.

Good luck.

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Durlydurl

I am biased on Avastin/Taxol. My mother was doing great until she did this same protocol.

After her third treatment, she died. She had a prognosis of 4+ years before she started this protocol - which killed her in 2 months. I don't want to discourage anyone, but this was our experience and I feel that I should share it. It's not for everyone.

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ShygalSpring19

I am so sorry to hear this. Today I will be starting weekly Taxol in addition to my current every three weeks Avastin as the spots in and on my lungs have begun growing.

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Durlydurl

I hope that whatever you choose, it works out for you. I am glad you are open to researching other options - please look into the clinical studies and statistics of a protocol, as well as its historical success/failure aimed at different types of cancer and the theory of how it supposedly affects cancer and healthy cells as well. A cancer cell grows exponentially compared to a normal cell because it has many more receptors (growth and cell signaling) and has mutated beyond the natural cycle of a normal cell (to die). Mom was doing great and was about to begin LDN (low dose naltrexone) maintenance for a pea-sized tumor when her new oncologist (she had just moved) insisted on the Avastin/Taxol protocol, which caused her death. I therefore can not testify as to how effective the LDN would have been since mom didn't get the chance to try it, but the studies were very impressive. LDN can not be used by an opioid dependent person, as it binds and occupies opioid receptors on cells and could cause opioid withdrawal symptoms in that particular case. I wish you and all of the ladies out there the very best. My prayers are with you all.

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ShygalSpring19

After two weekly treatments of Taxol I decided to hold off on it to research other options. At the persistent recommendation of a good friend, I read the book Chris Beat Cancer (2018) in which he is living proof 15 years later that nutrition (raw diet) can cure cancer. I would urge others to read it. So I have an upcoming appointment with a Naturopathic Doctor who works with the cancer center I go to. I will report back on how things turn out.

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Lightwvz
Lightwvz
in reply to Durlydurl

Thank you for sharing and I am so sorry to read about your mother. I am wondering if you think she died prematurely from these medications? was the Taxol or the combination of the two?

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