What treatment to pursue upon finding lymph nodes with cancer cells - 2ndtimearound

Decision Point Associated with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Esophagus Cancer. Posted on September 6, 2012 View this journey (9 Experiences)

Apparently, my case was very unusual. Treatment after surgery is iffy. Finding lymph node involvement was a surprise to every one. So now my chances of survival are much less. My oncologist took my case to the hospital tumor board to get authorization for the use of an alternative chemo drug. They settled on using Oxiplatin for a six month period or for as long as my system could take it without having neuropathy side effects. I agreed to try the treatment.

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