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Is Gleevec suitable for me as a prophylactic?

KEH888
Posts: 1
Joined: Apr 2013

I had a polyptetomy done for cancer in the sigmoid (large intestine). 

The polytectomy was sucessful and a followup CT scan showed no spread of the cancer i.e. liver, lungs etc were all clear.

A full blood scan showed perfect results.

Can I take Gleevec as a prophylactic ?

Would appreciate any advice.

TIA.

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Lovekitties
Posts: 2992
Joined: Jan 2010

The best source of information would be your doctor as he/she is familiar with your case.

Just know there are no guarantees in life.

Marie who loves kitties

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