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More chemo?

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Joined: Aug 2021

A friend was diagnosed with Stage 4 colorectal cancer last January - had 15 inches of colon, gallbladder and 1/2 liver removed after almost a year of chemo. Drs always saw shadows on her lungs but now it has progessed.  Is chemo necessary or are surgery and radiation enough? 

Real Tar Heel
Posts: 265
Joined: Nov 2019

This is really a question for your docs based on what they find out. Here we can only tell you about our experiences.

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Joined: Mar 2010

I'm on chemo for lung mets. My radiation was focused only on my spinal tumor. I'm on irinotecan and Avastin bi-weekly.


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