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  • djthx has replied to a post on the message board

    Hello, One of my mainstay supplements that I've been taking, non-stop - for over 5 years, has been Turmeric Curcumin with BioPerine.  I'm currently taking 1000mg 2x per day.  It is an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and a number of labarotory studies on cancer cells have shown that it does have  anticancer effects.  I'm still around, and doing great after being stage 4 diagnosed in Oct '12, with...

    February 13 at 5:40 PM view post
    • djthx has replied to a post on the message board

      Hello, I'm on the Checkmate 032 Combination trial, featuring the two immunotherapy (checkpoint inhibitors)  drugs, Ipilimumab and Nivolumab.  It was a 2 year trial.  However, since I'm still responding to the Nivolumab, and despite it still not being approved for gastric and esophageal c, my oncologist obtained authorization for my continued usage from the sponsoring pharmaceutical company.

      November 14 at 11:07 PM view post
      • djthx has replied to a post on the message board

        Hello, I was diagnosed with gc over 5 years ago.  In my case, there was some stomach penetration, with some proximal - as well as distal - lymph node involvement, but no organs.  I was naively happy, until my oncologist stated Stage IV.  After all, lymph nodes are organs.  So no curative options were available to me.  Bummer.  I first did Folfox, but the oxaliplatin had to be discontin...

        November 09 at 6:13 PM view post
        • djthx has replied to a post on the message board

          Hello, If you google fasting, cancer, chemo, you will find many articles based on how fasting or calorie restriction on its own, and while on chemo, has a synergistic effect in combating malignant cells.  Furthermore, it also indicates that it helps reduce the side effects of chemo.

          October 05 at 3:05 PM view post
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          Esophageal Cancer, Stomach Cancer

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