Please know that even though it is confusing that you have two
different diagnosis from two replicable cancer centers this easily can
happen. If you went to 10 specialist you could have several different
opinions; but were more on the same course then that would give you your answer.
The more knowledge acquired the better the decision.
You did not mention what grade your father's cancer
I also want to mention that SCLC quite often does not respond
to certain chemo's. Most doctors are two and three pronging the
chemo's as some chemo's boost other chemo's effectiveness.
And lastly I wish to tell you that a friend of mine has
only a 3 inch scar and no broken ribs. So if surgery is elected then
make sure the surgeon is so apt That he/she is able to do as little damage as
In the site I sent you it covers all the various treatments
for this cancer. If I may be of further help, just ask. Warmly,