I have had progression after 8 months on Tarceva in the bone and now involving low uptake values in some lymph nodes. Stopped Tarceva and began Carboplatin/Alimta yesterday. I have been approached by a very good friend to try essential oils from a company called "young Living".
They have done research thru Brigham Young University. It was laboratory research not clinical studies. I believe they have begun some clinical studies. So far their research was not done on Lung Cancer Cell lines. Frankinscense, myrrh & hyysop (don't count on my spelling) have been the most promising. I know that essential oils can interfer with chemo because they compete for absorbtion into the cells. It is advised by some to avoid essential oils two days before and nine days after chemo. I am certainly not saying it is a cure but could be helpful to rebuild DNA and generally help with chemo after effects. Does anyone have experience with essential oils ?
Thanks for your help,