Fasting and Chemo: My Take on It

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DK37
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Fasting and Chemo: My Take on It

Postby DK37 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:25 am

A number of people have asked me over the past year to write a blog post about my experiences (and the science) of FASTING during chemo. Here it is...

https://adventuresinlivingterminallyopt ... fast-lane/

-DK
6/4/2012 Dx Stage 3C CRC @ 40 yo. MSS, KRAS-WT, BRAF-WT, p53-mut
7/12 FOLFOX/FOLFIRI
2/13 NED!
8/13 Enlarged lymphs - Stable
10/14 Stage IV. Lung & Lymph mets. 5-FU+bev
3/15 Cetuximab
11/15 FOLFIRI + bev
11/16 Signs of FOLFIRI resistance (Lymph mets)
1/17 Palliative radiation for resistant mets
2/17 FOLFIRI + bev + Maraviroc (off-label)
3/17 FOLFIRI + Erbitux + Maraviroc (off-label)
MSS-CRC Clinical Trial Finder: http://trialfinder.fightcrc.org/
2016 Colondar 2.0 Model
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Re: Fasting and Chemo: My Take on It

Postby mypinkheaven » Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:15 pm

DK37 wrote:A number of people have asked me over the past year to write a blog post about my experiences (and the science) of FASTING during chemo. Here it is...

https://adventuresinlivingterminallyopt ... fast-lane/

-DK


Thanks! Could you write something about the supplements you take? No medical advice, just your opinions 8)

Sally
MSS, KRAS Wild
9/2012 Colon Cancer IIB Lft Colectomy 0 lymph nodes 0 Chemo
10/2013 CT clear
11/15 CEA 2.7 to 4.6
11/15 Metastasis to uterus. Hysterectomy
2/16 Pelvic radiation - 25, brachytherapy - 3.
4/16 - 6/16 Xeloda
6/16 CT Several lung nodules less than 5 mm.
8/16 CT Nodules still present. Most stable. Some growth
10/16 CT Same ^. Onc recommends no tx :evil:
11/16 Transfer to UCSD Moores Cancer Center
12/16 Folfox + Avastin failed
2/17 Folfiri + Erbitux
8/17 5FU+Erbitux No 5FU bolus

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Nik Colon
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Re: Fasting and Chemo: My Take on It

Postby Nik Colon » Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:21 pm

Interesting, Thanks again!
KRAS-mut G12V,MSS
Stage IVa Sig CC 2 lvr mets 1/12 Ln
(3, =<3 lng spots at dx til 5/16)
=T3N1aM1a 4cmX4mm (lng not included)
dx 12/2014 at age 39
CEA 1/15-4.9, 12/16-4.9 again
neoadj FOLFOX 1/15-3/15 (4tx, 3w/1wo oxi)
Col/Lvr surg 4/23/15 NED
adj FOLFIRI start 6/15-9/15 (8tx, 5w/3wo iri)
1 sml lvr spot/cyst
12/6/16 multi lung spots/mets?
No longer NED :(
My tx ongoing-start 1/20/15
Adding your SIGNATURE, etc

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Re: Fasting and Chemo: My Take on It

Postby DK37 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:22 pm

mypinkheaven wrote:
Thanks! Could you write something about the supplements you take? No medical advice, just your opinions 8)

Sally


If you are on FB, PM that question - I have a friend on there that runs a group that has a lot of info on that topic & she knows a lot more than I do! I can point you in her direction.

-DK
6/4/2012 Dx Stage 3C CRC @ 40 yo. MSS, KRAS-WT, BRAF-WT, p53-mut
7/12 FOLFOX/FOLFIRI
2/13 NED!
8/13 Enlarged lymphs - Stable
10/14 Stage IV. Lung & Lymph mets. 5-FU+bev
3/15 Cetuximab
11/15 FOLFIRI + bev
11/16 Signs of FOLFIRI resistance (Lymph mets)
1/17 Palliative radiation for resistant mets
2/17 FOLFIRI + bev + Maraviroc (off-label)
3/17 FOLFIRI + Erbitux + Maraviroc (off-label)
MSS-CRC Clinical Trial Finder: http://trialfinder.fightcrc.org/
2016 Colondar 2.0 Model
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