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What is prophylactic chemotherapy??

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Asked by sumita ganguly, 29 Aug '07 11:03 pm
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Chemo is generally gioen to cancer patients. If some one is likely to get cancer or there is suspected cancer, then they may suggest for chemo as a preventive. Prophylactic neans as a preventive. Noni herbal fruit juice is quite effective in cancer inhibiting.
Answered by Subramanya, 30 Aug '07 11:53 am

 
  
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Chemotherapy drugs have multiple things in common. All are designed to kill growing cells.
Answered by bhupen kantibhai vyas, 29 Aug '07 11:21 pm

 
  
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Treatment of Cancer thru drugs...
Answered by ac ph, 29 Aug '07 11:12 pm

 
  
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Its used to cure breast cancer. All chemotherapy drugs have multiple things in common. All are designed to kill growing cells. Since cancer is an uncontrolled growth of cells, chemotherapy drugs will kill them. But they will also kill some of the bodys normal cells and will predispose the patient to some risks. These risks are manageable and in the hands of an experienced medical oncologist, should be negligible. The following drugs are used prophylactically to treat breast cancer. Cytoxan, methotrexate and 5-flourouracil are the standard three drugs that have been used for a long time. Adriamycin (or doxorubicin) and Cytoxan have been used more recently.
Answered by kunal dattani, 29 Aug '07 11:08 pm

 
  
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Chemotherapy given to prevent onset of a disease when there is riks of a disease which could happen in the future is 'Prophylactic Chemotherapy'
Answered by Umesh Chauhan, 29 Aug '07 11:08 pm

 
  
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Anti biotics are given to people who are at risk. for example..people travelling to malaria endemic zones..they will be given prophylatic chloroquin.
Answered by bhimisetti chakravarthy, 29 Aug '07 11:06 pm

 
  
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