Apr 28, 2014 - 8:20 am
My dad had kidney removed in 1990 and it came back 23 years later. Multiple lesions in the spine, mass in the right surgery bed. It's hard to see my dad so weak. Dr diagnosed him having sciatica for the last three months. When they finally decided to run a CT scan they found it. Oncologist told my dad to go to hospice. I am not giving up that easy. He still has lots of life in him. The pathology report they could not determine the type of cancer. They assumed it was RCC since he had it before.
I'm reposting this for txgrl. I think she needs a little assistance to start things in the right place.
Txgrl, there is so much more we need to know from you. Tell us about your dads history. How long has he been having pain? Is he being followed by the proper oncologist? Orthopedist? PC? What treatments has he had? Are you in a location near a major city or cancer center? How old is the pathology report? Has he had a biopsy? How old is he? How can they assume what type of cancer it is? I'm not sure anyone can give you much assistance based on the little infomation you've given us. Tell us more.