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UPDATE:  Decided to try the Tarceva before the new chemo.   Will update you on how it works. __________ Went to Roswell yesterday to get a CT scan.  It came back showing the clinical trial drug TL, along with the Gemzar (another chemo)  is not working. With that, and the fact that my side effects now [...]

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Just had chemo on Friday, which was chemo number 4 in the clinical trial. I have been having low levels of while blood cells and this time, they determined that I have neutropenia.  Neutropenia is an abnormally low level of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell).  As it was explained to me, it’s the [...]

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Recently I had a PET scan that came back showing an increase in the cancer in my lungs. Not what I was hoping for.  So, now what?  It looks like it’s clinical trial time. What clinical trial you ask?  I’m not sure yet, but the doctor has recommended a new trial.