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I would get a second opinion, and would also ask your primary oncologist if this is an option. Meanwhile, also start looking at the clinical trials - which is also a good idea. Your oncologist will continue to see you when you are in a trial. Often you will get even better follow-up with the doctor running the clinical trial and his trial team.
Your doctor is not wrong... and is making a recommendation that most doctors would also make at this juncture.
The cancer will not spread to the brain and spinal cord from where it is now. Starting Zometa will also help stop any spread within the bone.
I would recommend asking if you can start working with a Palliative Care doctor now... you can sometimes have that option even if you aren't using Hospice yet.
Good luck to you.
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