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Hi Barb,

We are going thru the same questions...but is always ...ultimately up to the person going through it..and there is no crystal ball...after second line of chemo treatment...Mom was feeling really good...but cancer still grew...opted for third line...which is not supposed to be has hard on her as the Topotecan that didn't help her situation...but she hasn't had one good day since...personally..I opt for quality...not necessary quantity...I want her to feel as good as she can for as long as we have her...rather than get a bit more time...but having her unable to really enjoy any of it...but with said...if god forbid...faced with this myself...i might change my mind..the will to live is strong...Although hard to watch...just need to support my mom in her decision right now....and there is always that small hope...what if this does something...so I am sorry...I don't think you will get a clear cut...black and white answer from anyone...as there isn't one...just lots of love...good thought and prayers to you and your family...take care...Carol