Does anyone know anything about camptosar? And, what is the expected result of using it?
The only thing I can really say at this time about it is that I am on it. I have been receiving it almost weekly along with my monthly 5FU/leucovorin since the first week of January. I have tolerated it very well. Apparently diarrhea is the main side effect, but it has not been a problem for me. As far as effectiveness, I am still waiting to see. We are planning to do scans around end of March, early April to see how it is affecting my liver tumors.
Dr. Ralph Moss has been evaluating colon cancer chemos all this past month so if you go to
www.cancerdecisions.com you may be able to read about it. I receive his wonderful weekely newsletter (email)n and if you can't access the article on his website I would be happy to send it to you.
I took Camptosar along with