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Immune Recovery after Cyclophosphamide Treatment in MM

Excerpts of a review worth reading in regard to dosing of Cyclophosphamide and immune recovery through Treg depletion

Implication for Maintenance Immunotherapy

Recent studies have revealed that CD4+CD25highFoxp3+ regulatory T cells (Tregs), which are physiologically engaged in the maintenance of immunological self-tolerance, play critical roles for the control of antitumor immune responses.

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Bye-Bye UTI

U-T-I. It means urinary tract infection, and I have one. Well, I had one and I might still have one.

After my last visit to the oncologist, the hospital called to tell mom my CBC bloodwork looked great and my kidney disease looked stable and mildly improved. 214 more words


Chemotherapy cocktail

End June 2014

My mixture of “chemotherapeutic agents”, or drugs, goes by the delicious name of “FEC-T”. I’ve read lots about this regimen on the various cancer websites, but I’m really disappointed that most have a patronising tone. 531 more words


4 mg of Hope

Thursday evening I got the phone call that delivered more good news: Frida’s blood test were OK, so we were allowed to start her treatment. Yeih!!! 333 more words


Chemo: Cycle 4, Day 5

Join me as I enjoy day 20 of chemo with a bag of Cyclophosphamide, in-tandem with a litter of saline. (Doesn’t that sound intoxicating?)

Thankfully, this is my final day of this cycle. 14 more words


Zerohedge: Europe To Propose 6 Month Extension After Greece Warns It May Get Funds From Russia Or China


Did Europe just fold?

Moments ago Bloomberg blasted a headline which has to be validated by other members of the European Commission as well as Merkel and the other Germans (and may well be refuted, considering this is Europe), which said that: 628 more words


Another cancer drug for M.E.

It came as a complete surprise to me that Dr. Øystein Fluge from the Haukeland University Hospital was planning a trial with the cancer medication Cyclophosphamide for patients with severe M.E. 1,085 more words