C's Colo-Rectal Cancer with Mets on Liver
- Cancer appears to be gone -
"We don't get this type of response"
Comment of doctor upon seeing tumor results after chemo. The patient was taking DCA too.
This is a survey we received 6 March 2009. I spoke with the patient. The patient will give us a more detailed story soon. We will add this survey to the survey page early next week. Note the patient used DCA every other day and drank a lot of caffeine.
Cancer_type: colon cancer, stage 4, complete blockage size 2.5 cenimeters Aug 06 liver cancer, stage 4, found in first MRI after colon operation 2 spots on the liver
cancer_comments: Liver tumor sizes: Oct06 1.5c - 1.7c, Dec06 1.5 - 1.8c, Feb07 .9 - 1.1, Jun07 1.8c - 1.8, Aug07 2.3c - 1.8c, Oct07 operation cut out size 2.7 - 2.1
DCA_dose: 1/4 tsp every other day. Mix in 16 oz bottle and drink throughout day. When started in 07 took for 1 month and then off 1 month
why_or_why_not_does_DCA_work: My CEA marker since the Oct 07 liver operation are down. Oct07 5.5, Jan08 2.0, May08 2.3, Sept08 2.4, Jan09 2.7
DCA_response_comments: I found DCA in April-May 07. I started to take it but my Dr wanted my tumors to be large enough to feel when he cut them so I quite until the operation. Have taken it ever since and am cancer free.
other_drink: Brew bulk black tea and make ice drink that I drink through day and night
supplements: Take 2000 mg of MSM. A good multiple supplement
diet_comments: Mix a ground flax seed and stablized rice bran drink in the morning. Am overweight and need to take off 50 lbs this year.
chemo_comments: I took 1 dose of Cemo and then found DCA and started it. Dr wanted liver tumors to be big enough to feel well before he operated on liver.
side_effects: Need a little more sleep as I have got older. Don't think it is DCA
general_comments: Am happy with DCA.