Re Iressa/Gefitinib. I was diagnosed as stage 4 nsclc with pleural effusion in January 2014.Tested egfr positive following a talc pleurodosis. Have been on Iressa since then with remarkable results - one scan not even being able to spot the primary! However, have had a chest infection (klebsiella pneumonia) since October and two weeks ago a scan showed numerous blood clots in both lungs and enlargement in lymph nodes and primary tendrils - now on Fragmin injections. My oncologist feels both of these problems point to Iressa no longer working. Waiting on more tests and another scan. Has anyone else been in this position and what alternatives were offered? Thank you in advance for any information. Regards Diz xx
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