Apr 30, 2004 - 3:50 pm
My husband has a strong will to live even though our doctors are only treating him for pain. Since June of 2003, our doctors have decided not give my husband any chemo treatment due to getting an strepocotoics in his blood last year. Doctors ruled that he was due to the chemo treatment that weaken his immune system. Since then my husband has not had any treatment. The disease has metastized to his stomach, bladder and to his lungs. The tumor contiunes to grow but they will not allow no treatment. Our doctors feel that it would be malpractice or unethical to give him any treatment. The two new drugs (Avastin & Cetuximabon) approved by FDA should like that can help shrink his tumors. My husband has not accept the will to die. He wants to live. What do you think I should do? Does anyone know of any real good oncologist in the Northern part of Illinois or even Wisconsin? I want to find a new doctor that will be open-minded about this. Our doctors threw in the towel last year. Please help.