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My mother has been diagnosed with stage iiib adenocarcinoma

My mother has been diagnosed with stage iiib adenocarcinoma. She had a large spot on her right upperlobe. And branches in her mediastenum and shoulder bone. The cancer had ate thru her shoulder bones. She was treated for that but now its back with smaller spots in her lower lungs. She just finished a round of chemo for that and it didn't even touch it. What do I do now.
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replied January 31st, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern.
She has to continue with second line chemotherapy or bevacizumab or epidermal growth factor inhibitors if biopsy specimen is positive for EGFR.
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