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|11/30/2005||It looks like my amazingly strong sister wrote question #98. Well, after her radiation treatment and taking the zeloda, they found mulitiple mets to her lungs and the liver spot grew and is around 4cm. She is now on 3 different chemos: zeloda, navelbean, and ? She is finishing this round (6 weeks) and we are going in next week to see her CT results. These Doctor's will continue with this and it is like torture, she wants to travel, explore life, and have fun, how long can this go on? Is she even taking the right chemotherapy? Feeling helpless.|
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|11/30/2005||its very hard to balance treatment with activity sometimes. they want to be as aggressive as is reasonable yet give her quality of life. the disease needs to be in some degree of control for them to feel comfortable stopping the treatment and turning her lose per se. how long it can go on isn't really known by them or her at this point. recommend she have a meeting with the oncologist to discuss a game plan of creating more balance between travel and treatment.|
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