• 4th stage kidney cancer

    Asked by Viking on Saturday, June 8, 2019

    4th stage kidney cancer

    My husband diagnosed with 4th stage kidney cancer to bones and both lungs...anyone on Opdivo having success? He starts chemo next week. Back pain so bad he can’t sit upright.

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    • 2943's Avatar
      2943

      Has your oncologist told you how they want to treat back?

      4 months ago
    • SandiA's Avatar
      SandiA

      I was on opdivo for stage 4 melanoma and had good results. Stopped treatment almost three years ago and staying stable.

      4 months ago
    • Viking's Avatar
      Viking

      They want to start opdivo and Yervoy tomorrow. Yes, it has spread to bones and both lungs and we were just diagnosed last week. They spent a month testing and and investigating and he is worse than a month ago with the back pain. He can’t sit up now. I don’t know why this took so long to get started. I have spent 8 years and counting at this excellent hospital clinic with my own cancer and they have been perfect for me.
      I don’t like that every time we go there they keep asking him where his pain is and they aren’t communicating with each other about his issues.

      4 months ago

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