Topic: Tumor Shrunk, but Spine Mets
Mom has gone through 11 rounds of Folfirinox (9 of which were with oxi before they took her off) and her tumor has been shrinking consistently by the looks of her ct scans since being diagnosed in 4/2012. She's been having some nasty back pain and when she ended up in the hospital with an infection they did an MRI that showed a couple mets on her spine. It looks like our next steps are a short course of radiation and then gem/cis. Hope it works! I have been looking at other clinical trials, but the onc feels strongly that this is the route to follow. Does anyone else have experience with spine mets after continued shrinkage? Thanks for your help and you and your loved ones are in my daily prayers.