• What are common treatment options for Stage IVB uterine cancer?

    Asked by HardyGirl on Monday, March 25, 2013

    What are common treatment options for Stage IVB uterine cancer?

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    • carm's Avatar

      If you are referring to chemotherapy or radiation, the best place to get a general idea is at chemotherapyadvisor.com and this free website will list the regimens of all cancers. I am attaching a link to the common regimens for uterine cancer from the site. I hope this helps you get a snapshot view of the possibilities. Best of luck, Carm RN.


      over 3 years ago
    • BuckeyeShelby's Avatar

      Some of it will depend on where it has metastized to. I'm IV B, but my mets were to my omentum. When I had my hysterectomy, my surgeon also removed that fat layer that sits over the abdominal organs. That was the only place it went, so I needed just chemo to mop up any left over cancer cells. I didn't have any tumors anywhere that couldn't be removed, so I didn't need radiation. For chemo, I was on Taxol & carboplactin, which from what others have said, sounds pretty common for endometrial cancer. Hope all goes well for you.

      over 3 years ago

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