• Cervical cancer metastasized to lungs and bones(ribs). What is the the best advice you can give me?

    Asked by Sheismyheroine on Sunday, August 4, 2013

    Cervical cancer metastasized to lungs and bones(ribs). What is the the best advice you can give me?

    My mothers cancer has enhanced rapidly. After five straight weeks of radiation and six chemotherapy treatments, the tumor only shrunk slightly. After a midweek analysis of the treatment, her chemo was changed to see if we would see better results. Following treatment we planned for an internal radiation procedure but tumor was still too big. We had to proceed with a radical hysterectomy taking out the tumor on June 27. On July 29, my mother received a vaginal examination and we were sent immediately to the emergency room. Her ct scan came back that her cancer has grown back to 5 cm and also metastasized to lungs and touching rib. Right now we are torn and are in search for a second opinion. The doctor did not give us much time so we have to make moves fast........

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    • Chocolatenator's Avatar

      Sorry to hear about your mother's status. Call Dana Farber in Boston for a second opinion. It will be worth the trip. Stay strong.

      almost 6 years ago
    • CAS1's Avatar

      Thats right get to a top name center Like MSK, Dana or M.D. Anderson. I know they can do cyber knife to control the cancer in the locations or ablation therapy or even proton. I also just saw Avasitin being use in cervical spread to the lungs.

      But yes, you need to move fast and get her into a top name facility. This is extremely fast growth.

      almost 6 years ago
    • Sheismyheroine's Avatar

      How do you guys feel about alternative medicine????

      almost 6 years ago
    • kss5757's Avatar

      the cancer center in Philadelphia did wonders for my aunt. Please contact them asap, they pay for your flight and stay there.

      almost 6 years ago

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