Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices
by Kathryn_D_1 on Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:00 AM
by Kimgee65 on Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:00 AM
On 6/6/2009 Kathryn D wrote:Hi there, I've been fighting cancer for a yeqar and a half and unfortunately I now have metastatic disease (gastric with peritoneal mets). I had one round of adjunct chemo (curative) 8 months ago but unfortunately it was unsuccessful and I'm now facing another round of chemo (supportive). I'm a nurse and have always put my faith in traditional medicine but now find myself looking farther. I have heard some good things about Pau D'arco (tea form) and am wondering if anyone has any firsthand experience with it. The research that I have done looks good but would like to hear from someone who has used it. Any input wpuld be greatly appreciated. Kathryn
Hi Kathryn, I have been seeing a naturopath for about a year now, and have been on Pau D'Arco for about 6 months. (I've had a neuroendicrine tumor of the pancreas, with liver mets and transplant, and one spinal tumor since 2002, which were removed.) I can't say if it is actually helping or not, since I don't have another scan until August, however, I can say that I have had no adverse effects from taking it. I'm on many supplements right now, so it's difficult to say what's working and what's not. I feel good, though, so I continue to take what I am currently on.
by Survivor60 on Sat Feb 26, 2011 03:44 PM
I have heard many good things about Pau D'arco but have also read that you have to be careful with the amount that you take as it can be toxic in the wrong quantity.
Best of luck.
by Whokini on Thu Jun 02, 2011 09:36 PM
On fev 26, 2011 3:44 Survivor60 wrote: I have heard many good things about Pau D'arco but have also read that you have to be careful with the amount that you take as it can be toxic in the wrong quantity.
Best of luck.
On fev 26, 2011 3:44 Survivor60 wrote:
d I have been taking Xango and it has given me good results: immunity system went up, no pain and my breast tumor reduced.
Now I am taking a go at essiac,,,
Good luck to everyone
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