mpbser wrote:My husband’s 5-fu pump was just about empty at 9:30 am this morning, just in time for his 10:30 disconnect appointment at our little cancer center in town. So far, he has had practically no side effects from the folfiri. He takes 1 gram of ginger daily which I started giving him a few days before his Iri infusion on Monday. The Life Extension protocol says to use it for the three days before treatment but, if I recall correctly, is silent about during and afterwards. Since 5-fu with LV stays in the body for 2-3 days after the infusion has finished, he’ll keep doing the ginger tomorrow and Friday. Basically, the only side effect he has had is fatigue and that only came upon him tonight. So far, so good.
Also, his labs on Monday were phenomenal.
mpbser wrote:He is only on folfiri. That's really interesting change per Dr. K. I would be very interested in knowing her reasoning.
mpbser wrote:Thanks for asking, punky. He's still a bit shocked, as am I. The PET results seemed to be so promising. What a let down.
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