Posted by Nicole
on April 02, 2000 at 20:51:13:
In Reply to: topotecan chemotherapy posted by diana on April 02, 2000 at 09:50:41:
: my mother has small cell lung cancer and is being offered topotecan chemotherapy instead of brain radiation after her therapy is complete to guard aginst brain metasasis. usually this is being used on small cell when it returns. has anyone out there been treated with topotecan for small cell lung cancer. need help to make a decesion
I am currently taking topotecan for cervical cancer that has spread to my lungs. I have done pretty well with it. The only side effect that I have had is low platlet and white blood counts. I have had no nausia or fatigue from it.