How do lifestyle factors and exposure to environmental substances affect our cancer risk?
by anisha on Fri Jun 01, 2012 03:09 PM
my husband is suffering from stage 4 NSCLC from 2009 . He started taking Tarceva from January 2012..on the report of CT scan befor starting tarceva he had metastasis in his both lungs, abdomen , vertebrae & brain...for brain radiation is done on November 2011....after starting Tarceva we've done CT scan on 3rd May,2012...we got the report yesterday....that shows there is no sign of tumour in left lungs, right lungs tumour is also reduced in size, there is also some lesion in vertebrae.....but the new thing , there is 1.3 cm new lesion in left side of liver.....according to this report my husband is really improving except this new lesion in liver.....could anyone taking tarceva tell me why this new lesion?? doctor says tarceva doesn't work through whole body.....is it true......plz reply if u know anything about it.....
by meldee on Sat Jun 02, 2012 12:32 PM
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