Hi there, my dad got diagnosed with seconday bone cancer before they found found the primary kidney cancer. Dad is being treated for the bone cancer (- in his leg, bottom of spine, hips, top of spine, neck, and rib) with pallative radiotheropy. He is now starting his third week of treatment.
We were told at the time of his diagnosis, about 3-4 weks ago now, that he would also be refered to a kidney cancer specialist doctor to treat the kidneys. After asking about this appointment a few times now, we are still waiting for it.
Considering the kidney cancer is stage 4, is it normal not to be treating it quickly. I understand that it is not curable, but surely it is still spreading. We have been told that both kidneys are affected, one tumor in the left kidney about 4cm I think, and two smaller tumors in the right kidney.
To be honest, I sometimes feel very unsure about the whole process as I find a lack of feedback from the doctors to be consistant. Just to add to the whole confusion, when we first met the oncologist, he was reviewing my dads file and also casually mentioned a few other areas the cancer had spread to (don't really want to name them here as dad doesn't know this but if you can help me and need to know p.m me).
I think my main question here is has anyone had the same, is the order of treatment normal, what happens next, we are not really even sure of prognosis.
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