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... I will keep my fingers crossed that the Tarceva works as well for your dad as it did for my mom. My mom was stage IV NSCLC adenocarcinoma with liver mets. ... (12 replies)
... Tarceva was the drug my whole family is so thankful for. My mom was started on it when it first came out so her story was one of the earlier ones that showed good results. ... (9 replies)
... Hi my mom took Tarceva and she was one of the Lucky ones that responded to it. Most people do not respond to it but those that do often have fast and dramatic results. ... (2 replies)

... Thank you for your reply. Best wishes to your mother. I hope the chemo works. Thats good that the Tarceva worked to keep the cancer from spreading for three months. I hope my grandmother has similar results. Her cancer is also localized to both lungs. ... (8 replies)
... Conan,I have heard of combining cellebrex with other cancer treatments and seeing good results. I will continue to pray for Patsy and hope this combo does some good for her. You two as many here are never far from my thoughts. ... (3 replies)
... ne. That loss was what made her make her decision to stop chemo last Oct. Her first year wasn't so bad as she got over the first line chemo fatigue when she took Tarceva and it gave her many great months but the 4th line chemo last year just had a price of ever increasing fatigue. She died in Nov. ... (5 replies)
... depth gene sequencing procedure conducted from a biopsy of the cancer tissue. ... (13 replies)
... Renea, I am glad that my mom's experience with Tarceva can be an inspiration to your husband. ... (5 replies)
... I was hoping to hear nothing but good news! Since it seems you have multiple liver mets it probably depends on what size they are as to what they will do. ... (29 replies)
Just wondering
Sep 1, 2007
... stage IV NSCLC and fought it hard for 2.5 years until she felt the chemo was just too much to take and she had no quality of life then she gave up and died not from the cancer but rather most likely a pulmonary embolism from inactivity and the cancer. ... (9 replies)
... ow of black lymph nodes have appeared along the lining of his pleural but everything else remains the same. The doctor said for my husband to either start on the Tarceva pills or he could take a month or two off to feel good. We were told that the side effects of the Tarceva were rashes and diarrhea. ... (5 replies)
Mom's Ct results
May 16, 2006
... Kim, Jan, Kris, I am so glad to hear that each of you had a good mother's day. We took my mom out to brunch which she enjoyed despite the fact she felt that she had to wear her wig. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks for asking. Dad did start the Tarceva on Monday. As far as I heard, he has not had any side effects yet. I think I have mentioned on another thread, but he has had bad days and good days. ... (12 replies)
Results of Scan
Jul 27, 2006
... Sorry to hear of your mom's scan results. I wish I could offer some advice or knowledge with Tarceva or Alitma, but my husband has SCLC so they have not used that on him as of yet. ... (6 replies)
... Jerry, You are wrong in that coming here and sharing does not open old wounds but instead it leads to healing those wounds.I had a very good teacher when I was young. ... (8 replies)
... Rather then surgery with Satge IV I would opt for these drugs along with some alternative treatment and good nutrition. Read the book Beating Cancer with Nutrition. ... (8 replies)
... Janet, I can offer you a different view on Tarceva . ... (10 replies)
Bad News
Apr 21, 2006
... Thanks for the information. I knew they have been working on a second drug to hopefully help when the cancer mutates so tarceva is no longer working. ... (14 replies)
Prayers Please
Dec 13, 2005
... the bronchi. They will drain the fluid and do the CT on Thu to attempt to determine wether there is any "good" change on his cancer. Dr is worried that if the Tarceva is not working and that if he waits more than a couple of weeks, that it might be too late to do anything to help him. ... (16 replies)
... She will have the next week off too and by then the CT results should be known . ... (9 replies)

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