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The best news about these chemos is that the Gemzar combos and Abraxane by itself kept the cancer dormant and the Folfirinox actually reduced it. I'm back on Folfirinox now and jumped at the chance to do it when my doc said it was OK since it had been over a year since we used it last. I'm not discounting the fact the others kept the cancer dormant either, I could live a long time with dormant.
I don't have studies and research papers to back up my observation but I think you are correct about lung metastasis, It seems to be slower growing and has a better chance to be controlled than liver mets. Although I have seen and heard about people who have successfully battled liver mets for many years or even got to a point where they were NED after liver mets it seems much more rare.
Great news that the patient is in such excellent physical condition
otherwise, chemo or other treatments will be that much easier to tolerate and
I believe it also helps with the potential for positive outcomes, I already
know that people who run marathons are mentally tough as well and understand
that their bodies can keep going far beyond when those first messages from
their brain to quit or slow down start coming in
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