islandgirls Posted February 19, 2021 Share Posted February 19, 2021 My boyfriend (age 55) was diagnosed stage iv with brain Mets (innumerable) and has undergone 10 days of WBRT. He has tolerated treatment very well, with his only side effect being tiredness. His PD-L1 is 0 and the only mutation found was HER2. Oncologist has recommended the triplet, however I suppose in the presentation it was interpreted that with or without treatment he only has months. Hearing from survivors on this board, I feel that this may not be accurate information. I know that currently at MD Anderson there is a clinical trial for HER2 underway RIGHT NOW. So my thought is, if a round or two of the triplet can give him some mileage, then perhaps a breakthrough could happen for his mutation as has happened with previous ones. This all being based on his quality of life not being destroyed by seeking treatment. If any of you have similar circumstances and can weigh in on the positives of not just throwing in the towel, PLEASE chime in! I am going to see him today and want to show him the responses. Many thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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