Robert Broude (Manchester, England)
DSRCT Diagnosed 8/02 at age 17 - Passed Away 12/18/04.
|08/02||Diagnosed - Tumor was the size of an American football|
|09/02||Chemo #1 - 6 VIDE: Vincristine, Ifosfamide, Doxyrubicin, Etoposide Tumor became much smaller|
|04/03||Surgery to remove tumors in abdomen and pelvis|
|Chemo # 7 -13 VIE: Vincristine, Ifosfamide, Etoposide|
|07/03||Surgery removed 2/3 of liver to extract cancerous nodes growing on it|
|Chemo # 14 Etoposide and Cyclophosphamide|
|Radiotherapy - 5 times per week for one month Tumors grew again after radiotherapy|
|A trial drug to increase blood flow into the tumors did not work. Pelvic tumor grew. Tumors now on liver and in the bowel lining. Surgery not an option because the tumors are so spread out.|
|Phone consultation with Dr. Kushner at MSKCC. Irinotecan suggested|
|04 - 05/04||Chemo #15 - 16 Irinotecan One hour drip every three weeks|
|09/04||CT scan showed tumors still growing. Will continue with Irinotecan.|
Robert took his treatment in Manchester, England.
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