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Re: My husband Jim

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    Janner
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      Sharon,

      Is the VA Jim is at associated with another hospital?  My Dad went to the VA for his 3 cancers.  For his lung cancer, they sent him to the local cancer center for "4-D radiation".  This is state of the art technology.  The VA covered it.  I think the VA can and will cover stuff done at other centers IF they don't offer something similar in their own facility.   If I were you, I'd investigate IPI.  While it can have side effects, it's not in the same league as some of the big guns like biochemo and IL-2.  Baring that, maybe Temodar.  I think fatigue is the only real side effect with that one.

      Good luck,

      Janner

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