Oral chemotherapies available?

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Question from Nancy: I am dealing with the fourth go-around with breast cancer. Have been on pretty much all meds during this time. Presently on Xeloda. Question is whether there are any other oral chemotherapies that may be available sometime soon?
Answers - Patricia A. Ganz, M.D. It's very difficult to give medical advice to a patient that I have not seen and don't have their full record, so it would be difficult to make recommendations about your specific situation.

The Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Managing Ongoing Medications featured Patricia Ganz, M.D. and moderator Lillie Shockney, R.N., B.S., M.A.S. answering your questions about staying on track with breast cancer medications you have to take on a regular basis.

Editor's Note: This conference took place in August 2007.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of Breastcancer.org. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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