NSCLC adenocarcinoma, Wife Shirley
7/12 Lower Left Lobe removed Cancer Free
8/13 Metastic to Midstinum
12/13 Rad/Chemo (Cisplatin, Etopiside) complete, Cancer free, started Avastin and Alimta Maint. (Genetic tests nothing)
3/14 Pet scan: Cancer free, Avastin and Alimta Maint.
6/14 Pet Scan: Metastic to epicardial fat. Avastin and Alimta Maint continued.
8/14 Metastasis; jugulossubclavin, paratracheal region, subarinal region , right infrahilar region, left adrenal gland. Started Taxol, Carboplatin, Avastin. 1st cycle as expected. 2-3 Cycles, fluids, steroids, Zofran, 2 days a week between cycles.
12/14 Stopped treatment for QOL, not tolerating.
12/24/14 – 12/27/14 Hospitalized for Dehydration and Pleureal infection. Given antibiotics. ER X-ray showed tumor still exits in left hemithorax.
I do not even know what to ask. With the Holidays everything seems to be pushed back and on hold and I want a direction and don't know where to start the fight.