Chemotherapy Today

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Modern chemotherapeutic compounds are distinguished by the fact that they bind to very specific molecules on or inside cells and thus block the function of these molecules. Of course, before using them in patients, it must first be checked, if these  molecules are present in the tumor cells of the patient in question. This concept is sold under the title “personalized cancer therapy” as a great hope of the future.

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No Remedy for Nerves

Am Seil

 

 

 

 

 

After the conversation with my oncologists (described in my previous post), and after a bit of reflection, I declined a 5th chemo. Unfortunately, it is not possible to know immediately whether this was the right choice. So my nerves have been somewhat strained in these last weeks!

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And this is what prevention looks like

Drampolyp

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had never thought I could be at risk for cancer. Never, not me! Then, in 2009, I ended up on the operating table with complete bowel obstruction. In retrospect, looking over my previous reports, I beginn to realize, how I had been at risk for developing cancer. That I really was a candidate for it!

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Why shouldn’t you automatically take Vitamin B12 supplements?

Vitamin B12

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many nutrition and vegan societies recommend the supplementation of Vitamin B12 for everyone, who goes vegan. This is because up till now, no side effects have been reported – even for high doses of Vitamin B12. In this article, I will now explain my doubts and concerns on why an automatic supplementation of Vitamin B12 could end up as a hazard for your health.

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