Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Hi Sir, My father-in-law's recent CT scan reports after 4 cycles of chemo suggest that there is a mild decrease in tumor size and there is no new lesion seen. Doctor suggested erlotinib for 1 month as he is having EGFR mutation in axon 19. He is absolutely normal. Is dat possible that blood reports are normal even if person is not responding after Chemotherapy?

1 Doctor Answered
I infer that your Father in law has lung cancer. It is absolutely possible that the patient has a normal blood counts during disease progression.
Suggestions offered by doctors on Lybrate are of advisory nature i.e., for educational and informational purposes only. Content posted on, created for, or compiled by Lybrate is not intended or designed to replace your doctor's independent judgment about any symptom, condition, or the appropriateness or risks of a procedure or treatment for a given person.