Guest sandra.sobotka Posted June 19, 2004 Share Posted June 19, 2004 My Dad was diagnosed with staqe 4 lung cancer in 11/03 at age 78. He had Carboplatin/Taxol chemo and has recently been on a 2 month break. We just got his Chest and Brain CT scans back. It appears that the cancer has now spread to the brain (2 small spots), the bones (1 rib), the right adrenal and their are multiple lessions in the liver. His Oncologist started him on Iressa today and he will start radiation to the brain next week. However, the oncologist is not hopeful with such a rapid progression of disease and has recommended hospice to consider. Dad is still doing ok at home. A little wobbly, but his appetite is good and I am not willing to give up on Dad yet. Anything we should be aware of in terms of medicines or anything else which should be done prior/during treatment which will help Dad get through whole brain radiation? Any hope for multiple liver lessions? Sandra Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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