What do you recommend for extensively metastacised lung cancer in a 55 year old male?
mets in pelvis, stomach, intestines, lymph system, spinal column (not cord), 1x kidney and possible mets on pericardium, right lung, liver and pancreas? 2yrs of various chemos and commencing experimental vaso-inhibitor drugs in 4-5 weeks. given 4-6 weeks to live in oct. 2009. nil radiotherapy. previous use of Aboriginal tribal medicine, but no other herbal medicine. ceased cholesterol medication upon diagnosis and continuing hard physical acitvities on non-chemo days. as you can probably tell, there arent many more options, so any help would be much appreciated. Thank You.
Finding peace of mind will add to your quality of life, and I guess you're looking for quality rather than quantity of life.
Talk to your family and put your affairs in order so that life will be easier for them when the time comes.
Speak to your spiritual adviser if that's important to you.
Enjoy every moment you can.
Guess now it is time for supportive therapy and it is unlikely to have a cure. Pain relief is very important other than that allow the person to have good quality life allowing him to have comfortable life optimizing the conditions he has. He should be allowed to spend his rest of life with loved ones and keeping him happy without much suffering and sorrow...
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