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  • Question: My grandpa just had his radiation therapy to shrink his tumor. Doctors are suggesting that he should start his chemotherapy, as his tumor is on a more advanced stage. He actually has lung cancer, but it has spread in to his brain. Doctors are saying that he should start on chemotherapy. He is 76 yrs old, and we are afraid that chemo might have worse effects on him. He is feeling really good after taking radiation. Our concern is will chemo help him or ruin his lifestyle.
  • Answer:10/05/2005
    It can go either way. It might be helpful for the adults in the family whom your grandpa trusts to have a conference with the doctors on what has been achieved with other patients his age in responding to chemotherapy.

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