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June 17, 2014 at 3:02 am #22035
Is anyone taking this for prevention of melanoma recurrence.
It is normally used for stomach problems and often called Tagamet and can be bought without prescription and doesn’t have any side effects.
Apparently it has a lot of anti cancer properties and some people have had great results from taking it in melanoma tumour reductions and slowing of disease progression.
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This would be an easy drug therapy, but it is not convincing in the literature as being an effective anticancer drug.June 19, 2014 at 3:14 am #64694Catherine Poole wrote:
This would be an easy drug therapy, but it is not convincing in the literature as being an effective anticancer drug.
I think there is however enough evidence there that it might be worthwhile for early stage melanoma patients to take.
It cant really hurt and it might be beneficial.
That is my take anyway.June 27, 2014 at 6:57 pm #64695greenshaekParticipant
Are you taking it farang?June 28, 2014 at 5:39 am #64696greenshaek wrote:
Are you taking it farang?
Yes I am on advice from my doctor.
Interesting too as a few spots on my face that were precursor skin cancers dried out and dropped off after a few days taking it.
I wouldn’t rely on it thou.
It is a bit of a stab in the dark but cant really hurt.
You should still continue with your main treatment.
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