Hi David- My fiancée is 38 years old has recently been diagnosed with Cervical Cancer Stage 2b (Minimum Deviation Adeno) Rare type. She is waiting a call to be booked in for Radiotherapy with low dose Chemo for 5 weeks ..then INTERNAL Radiotherapy and Chemo for two weeks.
Is there any specialist out there who ANYBODY can recommend to look at a different possibly more direct approach of treating this ASAP. …Please … Best Regards-Peter
Hi Peter- Several things to consider. The therapy you mention, combining radiation with low-dose cisplatin, is the conventional therapy that has shown the greatest benefit for your fiancee’s type and stage of cancer. Further, I will link studies below about supplementation that works integratively with cisplatin.
If you are asking about a more “direct approach” are you asking about surgical options? Something else? I can provide research if you want me to- I’m not sure what you are asking.
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Integrative therapies with cisplatin- supplements to both enhance the efficacy of cisplatin while reducing toxicity.
Cisplatin and curcumin-
“Curcumin also sensitized both the cervical cancer cells towards cisplatin induced cell killing…”
Cisplatin and green tea (EGCG)
“Our observations revealed that EGCG increases the sensitization of cisplatin to cervical cancer cells by inhibiting cell survival and inducing apoptosis…”