Looking for some advice/help/answers.
Dad 55 dx feb 2012 t4 n2 m0 stage 3b nsclc squamous
Treatment so far Radical chemo radio April 2012
Vinorelbine carboplatin chemo oct 2013
Scan in January did show the following:
Collapse of lingular and lower lobe due to Endobronchial tumour
Not much in pleural thickening
3-4cms fluid circumference
Collapse lung and atelectatic lung beneath
Left pleural effusion
Scan jan 2014 showed little progression which the onc is calling stable?!
Onc offered 3 options: chemo, biological treatment daily tablets or watch and wait.
Dad chose watch and wait.
July 2014 dad dx with angina on spray, statins and beta blockers.
Scan sep 2014 showed no change no treatment offered.
Bringing us to the present. My dads health has declined. He is tired all the time, and nauseous alot he is also sick of evenings regularly sometimes bought on my rich food he has also lost his appetite a bit and coughs a lot- coughing fits.
He had a ct scan in dec and gets results Thursday. I am scared and convinced that they are going to say that the cancer has spread and due to my dads health and angina no treatment available.
I tried to hope that maybe the angina medication could be to blame but as he has been on them for 6 months and the symptoms are new 1-2 months I seriously doubt this.