He has had abdominal pain for 3 months. Treated with Ondesatron and other nausea medication. He is on chemo therapy. Most recent chemo med is topotecan and also received zometa for bone lesions. His main complaint other than being very tired is the abdominal pain and nausea. He recently suffered a TIA and during that time the blood work done showed his lipase test to be 355 Lab normal ranges (80-280). He is to see his oncologist tomorrow. Should we start a diet for pancreatitis? He was diagnosed with the lung ca in January 2011. Had eight treatments with carboplatin and etoposide. After two treatments his tumors reduced by 50%. After four more treatments he developed a resistance to the chemo and his tumor grew back. He received radiation therapy (true beam) for bleeding lung tumor., with significant reducation of lung tumor and also radiation to rt trochanter lesion. He has return to chemo to help reduced tumors of liver and adrenals. The medications are topotecan and zometa. This chemo has taken a toll on his energy with just two 5 day treatments and chemo is not at 100%. strength. He is scheduled for one more treatment, but not sure if he can tolerate it.
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