My husband has been receiving gemzar treatments for his pancreatic cancer. Since a spot
was also discovered on his liver, he is unable to have surgery. The oncologist suggested
that he be put on a clinical trial, he was not selected to do two chemos, but only the
gemzar. My question is why some people seem to be getting two chemos without being on a clinical trial. The oncologist told us this was the only option for his treatment, and
did not suggest any type of radiation or chemo combinations. Also, everytime his platelets
lower, so does his gemzar,even if the the platelet count goes back, he will not be able
to go back to the normal dosage of gemzar. Does this seem like good treatment or should I look into something else for my husband?