What can I say!!! Rex had an MRI on his chest and abdomen yesterday and the results are so disappointing and like a kick in the heart after being told by his medical oncologist that the 1st line of treatment has failed. The mass in his lung has significantly increased from 3.2 to 11.9 since February this year and has metastised to other areas.He has just finished 4 cycles of vinorelbine oral chemo for Non Small Lung Cancer Metastatic.He has been referred back to the radio-oncologist to see if he can have some palliative radiation on his chest/lung as the palliative radiation therapy helped stem the aggressive growth of a met on his brain and he has been more comfortable since then...so here's hoping. I am drawn to this site because I feel safe sharing and expressing myself. By sharing/caring for our loved ones I reckon we are 'victors' not 'victims' anyway!that's my motto. Gentle hugs to all you brave people. Dotty
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Frequent Contributor
Wish you all the best in this journey. I don't have much knowledge to share on the lung cancer but will listen. Well, or read 🙂
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so sorry to hear this crappy news... such a roller coaster ride... the bad news never gets any easier... xo
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Thanks for your support,it makes such a difference to me.
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So sorry about the treatment failing . I hope the next brings some relief. This must be incredibly hard on you both.
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So sorry for the bad news I can only imagine how much that news hurt.You and Rex are in my thoughts and prayers,and you truly are a victor not a victim.Good on you Dotty will be here to listen or support as much as I can. Bless you both. Huge hugs and wishes X
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