Researchers still found 'excellent' survival rates for both primary, secondary disease
by TxRacinGirl on Wed Oct 24, 2012 03:42 PM
My dad is 66 and was diagnosed 1 year and 2 months ago with non small cell carcinoma and mets to brain. He did chemo once a month for about 6 months and whole head radiation. He did great and has outlived his prognosis of 6 to 8 months with treatment. He is now he is in a nursing home due to the fact he can not walk cause of the pressure of brain lesions. He eats non stop 24/7 he is very confused and just rambles on about STUFF. The last week he has stopped talking alot and just kinda sits and stares. I am just wondering if doctors should still be checking his blood do they need to be doing anything else for him as in cat scans MRI or do i just leave him there in this nursing home to die obviously very slowly. He is on Haldol and bp meds . He doesn't seem to be in any pain but i mean is that it there is nothing else to do??????
When you track a discussion, you will get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to track this discussion?
If you stop tracking this discussion, you will no longer get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to stop tracking this discussion?
Do you use smart phone apps?
Take our short survey on hospital smart phone apps.
We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.