My husband (52) was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the lung Stage IV in Sept 2013, and was very unwell. He had liver, lymph and bone mets (causing a fractured pelvis). After just one dose of chemo they found he had the receptor that responds to Gefitinib. Having been on it for 3 months, and off work for 6 months, he is pain-free, back at work part-time, and is living a pretty normal life. The side effects of the drug are now minimal. We would never have imagined that this was possible when he was first diagnosed. We know that Gefitinib does not work indefinitely, but we are so grateful for the life it has given us back.
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