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Tom Galli

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  • Birthday 09/23/1950

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    Lung cancer patient/survivor
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    Author of Scanziety, an ebook published on Amazon. Scanziety: A Retrospection of a Lung Cancer Survivor https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JMTX0LU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_g3pbDbH0T8E64

    Treatment history https://sites.google.com/a/redtoenail.org/chronicles-demo/home/tom-galli

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  1. Jess, Welcome here. Tagresso is a targeted therapy used to treat those who have adenocarcinoma with a tumor marker expressing EGFR exon 19 deletion and or exon 21 L858R mutations. I'm not sure I've ever heard of the drug being used as a "preventative" treatment. It is however used as an adjuvant therapy (a treatment that enhances the effect of surgery) for those who've had a resected tumor. Perhaps you are using the word preventative to mean adjuvant. Cancer vocabulary is tough! Here is more information on targeted therapy. I know folks who've contacted AstraZentica and have received
  2. Our medical world grows in complexity. There are now doctors with titles like thoracic oncologists and interventional radiologists. All this specialization has a place in our increasingly convoluted world of unpronounceable drugs and obtuse procedures. Amid this world of complicatedness toils the general or family practice physician. In my mind, they are the most important physician in the medical system. Why? Last night at about 7:30 PM, I was notified that my first dose of COVID vaccine would arrive at my GP's clinic today. Moreover, the practice nurse would contact me today (and did) s
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