Hi everyone. Thought It was time for an update on how my husband Steve is doing on crizotinib. He started it last September and is still taking it. His original side effects have virtually disappeared and it really has given us our life back. He's just had a stable scan which is great. We had a blip back in April when we had to return home early from our holiday in Wales due to Steve feeling unwell with stomach problems. A few days later he was in hospital undergoing lifesaving emergency surgery due to a complete bowel obstruction and has ended up with a stoma which he is coping with very well. This was due to diverticular disease and NOT cancer which of course was everyone's first thought. He has seen the consultant surgeon since and she has discharged him as all is going well. He had to be off crizotinib for nearly 3 weeks but was able to go back on it thank goodness. We are just getting back on track again and enjoying life again. It was out of the blue and you really don't know what is round the corner. It makes us more determined to enjoy life. Good Steve is so positive and determined!!! Hope everyone is doing well.
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