Re: Chemotherapy and TF
- Forgive me for being late to the game, but what is TF?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mac Barksdale
>answer is NO.
> Someone asked whether TF acts counter to Chemotherapy. The short
>fact suppress the immune system. In fact many times chemotherapy has
> As most people realize, the majority of chemotherapeutic agents do in
to be delayed or the proper dose reduced in order to give time for the
immune system to recover from the suppression.
>therapy to be administered ON dose and ON schedule. That alone is a
> TF given with Chemotherapy supports the immune system and allows that
big help ! Thus it can be stated that TF acts adjunctively to
chemotherapy. In short TF makes it work better.
>good mental attitude and sense of well being. This is very important
> Secondly, TF supports the patient as a whole. It helps maintain a
for people as well as horses. Appetite remains better and a more normal
living continues thru the chemotherapy.
>thousands of transfer factors, not just one.] [And our TF is an array of
> Thirdly, TF works at a cellular level. [there are literally
these "messenger molecules" use by the immune system to communicate with
the somatic cells, body cells] Further in neoplasia [literally new
tissue] cancer... TF supports and helps the immune system in its
normal job of eliminating aberrant cells. That is cells that are not
normal. Those that the immune system "sees" or perceives as not normal.
So TF along with the chemotherapy helps eliminate cancer from the body.
> There are other actions as well but these are the main ones at work in
>medicine. I hear Equine Practitioners speak of certain horses that
> That second reason may be more important than we realize in Equine
"give up" early in a condition. And others that continue to "fight" to
return to health. In addition observation in people as well as horses
indicates that mental attitude helps maintain appetite and sense of well
>almost always the very first comment I receive from an owner is "he is
> When TF is used in PPID [so called Equine Cushing's] very often or
his old self! !" "He is acting like he did 2 years ago!" Or
something similar... and very often this is in only a few days or a
week after beginning TF.
>the symptoms. We have only used TF a few years. Thus we do not have a
> Incidentally TF actually eliminates PPID, rather than just controlling
long term follow up on a lot of cases. My personal theory is that there
is an autoimmune component to PPID. More about that later...
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