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Post-transplant Dental Antibiotic Use

Prophylactic use of antibiotic Rx's for transplant recipients before and after dental work is a common practice.  What is your experience? Do you premedicate prior to dental visits?  Since my first liver transplant back in 1993, I have taken the same dose of amoxicillin – four...

Does sugar really feed cancer?

This often asked question and common concern deserves some attention.  Does this issue concern you?  If so, what effect does it hve on your daily life? The following 1 minute video provided by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) provides some scientific insight on the...

What immunosuppressant meds are you on?

Post-transplant cancers are most often caused by our immunosuppressant medications that protect our transplanted organ from rejection.  Which of those meds are you taking and what has been your cancer experience as related to how long you were taking those meds?  If they switched you...

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