As most of you know I am a caretaker for my husband Charlie who was diagnosed with stage iv EC in March. Mets to lymph nodes, lung, liver, and peritoneal cavity....therefore surgery is not an option. He has had 4 rounds of chemo, is in remission, and now takes Xeloda to try to keep him in remission. We went to the onc today and he had some news. The use of Herceptin (used in breast cancer) has shown a significant improvemnt in overall survival for patients with gastic cancers. Dr had Charlie's tumor tested and it is the right type (HER2.) So we are going to try it...as long as we can get the cost covered...we understand it is extremely expensive.
Thought you all might want to have this info in case it might apply to you. I don't know much more than I have told you but you may want to ask your drs about it.
Continuing to keep you all in my prayers.