Jun 06, 2013 - 9:11 pm
Went to see my oncologist yesterday and the results from my MRI showed the RCC has spread to my liver. She was seeing tumor experts at a meeting today and they will discuss what treatment I should start with. Her first choice is the IV infusion Temsirolimus since my blood workup suggests this would be the most aggressive for me now. The second choice she reccomends is the oral medication Pazopanib (Votrient). She is going to call me tomorrow with the concensus of the experts and then have me make the big decission.
Has anyone been on either one of these and how were your side effects? I'm also going for a bone scan to rule out that it has spread in my bones. Does this damn thing ever stop moving? I've already had a kidney removed, a lung wedge section and had 4 lymph nodes taken with surgeries.
She said liver surgery is out of the question for fear it will spread. And doen't recommend the heavy duty immunotherapy drug that you spend time in the ICU with.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated here.