Can I go back on Cetuximab?
I was diagnosed in May 2016 with bowel cancer which had spread to my liver and later, now, to my lungs.
I had Cetuximab with 5FU and Irinotecan from July 2016 until December 2016 and then a break for 3 months. The Cetuximab was reducing the cancer, the break was because of side effects to give me a chance to get back to 'normal'.
Is there any way that I can go back onto Cetuximab? I am an NHS patient near Southampton.
I have had 2 other types of chemotherapy since December 2016 but both have stopped working so now I don't appear to have any other options.
I am a fit and otherwise healthy 63 year old male.
I had an Ileostomy in July 2016 as I had a blockage which could not be cleared with an operation and had a stent which failed.
I have local support nurses at our brilliant hospice hear in Lymington and will also contact them on Monday but would appreciate any advice please.