thebody68 Posted June 5, 2007 Share Posted June 5, 2007 Hi, I'm new to this site, just had a few questions, any help would be appreciated. My dad is 70 yrs old. Was a heavy smoker up till 15 yrs ago. The Dr.s found a small tumor in his lng back in november with no symptoms, thought they caught it early . So it was scheduled to be removed . When The Surgeon went in, he saw a few lymph nodes were cancerous. Closed him up and said to get 5 weeks of chemo (Taxol and Carboplatin) and radiation, come back in and they'll remove it then. So they go in the second time and now he has very small cancerous spots scattered on the outter lining of the same lung. Closed him up again, and said he was inoperable. They declare him 3B now. Now I have hil local oncologist saying to go with Taxotere/Cisplatin and Avastin. An oncologist in Mt Sinai is reccomending Alitma on its own. Who do you listen to at this point? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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