Surviving Cancer is Just the Start. Help Cancer Survivors Get Life back by participating in Cancer awareness programs and events will really improves the confidence levels and some communities came together to empower and inspire cancer fighters.
We here at GRACE certainly agree that patient empowerment through education and awareness is of great importance. That’s why Dr. West originally created this site, and why we continue to provide authoritative information to help each patient partner with his/her medical team to make sound, informed treatment choices.
Jul 2008 Wife Liz (51/never smoker) Dx Stage IV NSCLC EGFR exon 19
4 cycles Carbo/alimta, 65% shrinkage
Mar 2010 progression, added Alimta, stable
Sep 2010 multiple brain mets, WBR
Oct 2010 large pericardial effusion, tamponade
Jan 2011 progression, start abraxane
Jun 2011-New liver, brain mets, add Tarceva
Oct 2011-Dx Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis; pulsed Tarceva
At rest Nov 4 2011
Since then: http://cancergrace.org/blog/jim-and-lisa