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Discussion BoardMelissa was posted 11/27/2001 03:50 pm by Brenda/Indy
Dear Melissa: It seems to me that patients as young and healthy as your
husband should be treated very agressively. Many centers are starting to do
radiofrequency ablation for liver mets with good results. 5-FU and Gemzar
seem to be a good combination too. I just would not sit still for no
treatment or a treatment of 'wait and see-when the cancer comes back, we'll
try something then' If nothing else, some low dose maintenance therapy like
Xeloda ( oral 5-FU) or vitamins or something now that it seems like your
husband has achieved a remission of the cancer.
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