Sipulecel-T is a type of vaccine created from the person's own blood cells and is meant to be used only for that person whose blood cells were used to create it. It is given in the treatment of prostate cancer where the disease has progressed. Most people do not experience any kind of side effects from this medication.
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Query: Hi doctor, Before two years, my father was diagnosed with prostate cancer and has been undergoing treatment using Eligard and Xgeva. Early this year, he got diagnosed with vallecula carcinoma and for which he underwent chemo (Erbitux) six sittings and radiation therapy for 27 days. While vallecula... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the details of your father's illness and I will concentrate on the present problem. I will not agree with the advise for surgery of lymph nodes as PET scan suggests that it may have spread to other areas of lung, though not confirmed. Doing surgery for dise... Read Full »