Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts
by algop on Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:44 PM
After my Whipple surgery for pancreatic cancer, I slowly increased my intake but the food tasted like cardboard. My gastroenterologist suggested zinc gluconate over-the-counter 10 mgms, 2-3 times a day. In 1 or 2 days (my wife and I disagree on the time) my taste returned. Three months later we were displaced from home for a week of painting, the cardboard taste returned, and disappeared with the zinc!
I have passed this on to others (with food tasting like cardboard) and I know of 3 cancer patients (out of 4 who trued it) whose taste also returned.
I now take Vitalux (multiple vitamins for Age Related Eye Disorder) which contains Zinc (?40-50? mgms).
I bless my gastroenterologist!
When you track a discussion, you will get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to track this discussion?
If you stop tracking this discussion, you will no longer get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to stop tracking this discussion?
If you were considering traveling for cancer treatment, which headline would you find more interesting?
Destination: HOPE. Cancer care that is worth the trip.
Over 84% of our patients travel to our hospital from another state
Neither headline is interesting
We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.