My mum had been diagnosised leptomeningeal carcinomatosis which was spreaded from lung tumour (NSCLC) in December 2012. She declined very fast. Luckily the doctor told me that she has EGFR mutation in her tumour. She started using irressa on 25th Dec. She climbed up from semi-conscious and started gaining strength. It seems that Irressa is controlling the progress of her illness.
My question is if she should have a whole brain radiotherapy while Irressa is still controlling the process? Will the whole brain radiotherapy help her and also I don’t want she will be over-treated.
Thank you very much if you can help.