I have been on gemzar/cisplatin. It was planned for 8 cycles. Chemo had to be postponed a couple of times because my white cells were too low. Had the neulasta shot which worked well, but I had a bad reaction after the third one. My oncologist told me they really didn't know if 8 cycles were better than 7 and said we should stop at 7.
I decided to do this treatment 8 months after I ended my first treatment session of radiation and FU-5. I learned from this board how new tumors often come and started the gems/cits as a precaution.
Stayed stable for another 8 months and then a couple of new spots appeared on my liver. Now on a phase I clinical trial for the last 7 months. Doing good. Feel good.
I'm 31 months from my inoperable stage 4 diagnosis. Original time line was 3-14 months.
Hope you hear the news you want to hear on Monday.