redraider88 Posted March 22, 2005 Share Posted March 22, 2005 Not sure where to ask this question as it is my first time on the board. My father, 66, is a seven-time cancer survivor to date. A year ago, he had one lung removed and part of the second as well. In the meantime, he has a leaky heart valve and is scheduled for an angioplasty on Thursday. Last weekend he was short of breath and went to the hospital, here in Las Vegas, where we live. He was told they found 18 polyps on his remaining lung. His cancer specialist has advised him that there is no way to determine if the tumors are cancerous since his remaining lung will not be able to take it. The specialist also says chemotherapy and radiation are no longer options due to his limited lung capacity. They have put him on steroids and that does make him feel better. What options should he be exploring, if any, or, because of his limited lung capacity, or is he resigned to the end as he now believes? Thanks, in advance, for any advice you can give him!!! I am sorry I dont have his medical history to post here. He is not very internet-savvy but I think his girlfriend is so I am emailing her the link to this site as well. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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