Hi again, Mum is 59 and 8 months since sclc limited diagnosis..2 months since PCI completed..
Just got home from emergency, doc says not good, 2 lesions on liver, took her home on pain med(first time she's had to take anything btw) and call onc in morning. Last scan liver was clear, how bad does this change things? anyone with past experience with liver mets I'd like to know, good and bad...thx a mill Shona
sept 12/08 mum 59 diagnosed sclc Limited
sept 16/08 3 days chemo(cisplatin/etoposide) as inpatient due to low sodium.
Oct 7/08 3 weeks radiation twice daily.
oct20/08 2nd cycle chemo 3 days changed to carboplatin/etoposide.
oct28/08 radiation completed. burning throat kicking in.
Nov 18 3rd cycle chemo back to cisplatin for some reason. coping well with all side effects. 4th 5th and 6th chemo.
Feb 13/09 results show good shrinkage but possible bone met.
March/09 10 rounds of Pci...loses hair again
April/09 Mum goes to Scotland for a month
comes back very tired, heavy fatigue and loss of appetite follow.
May/09 Take her to emerg with abdominal pain, shot of morphene and scan. not good 2 spots on liver.
June/09 full scans...liver mets growing rapidly and 3 bone mets to her back.
Devastated we are told 3 months tops, does not recomend second line chemo