Possible Protocols To Treat Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy is a very common problem for many of us as we go through a chemotherapy regime. Despite the large numbers of us who do suffer from this side effect there has been limited numbers of doctor suggested remedies. On the Malecare/ HealthUnlocked Advanced Prostate Cancer online support group there was [...]

The Anti-Depressant Cymbalta Can Help Manage Peripheral Neuropathy From Chemotherapy

In a study presented at ASCO, researchers found that the drug duloxetine (Cymbalta) can help to treat peripheral neuropathy, a painful side effect of chemotherapy using taxanes. Taxotere, the chemotherapy drug used to treat castrate resistant, advanced prostate cancer is a taxane. Peripheral neuropathy occurs when nerves in the body's peripheral nervous system (outside the [...]

By |2012-06-06T08:53:56-04:00June 6th, 2012|Advanced Prostate Cancer, ASCO, Chemo Therapy, Clinical Trials,