New Medicine Trial

My Father lung cancer belongs to the 4 stage and is now spreading onto the liver as the growth of the cancer cells has increased.  Currently my father new consulatnt will be Dr Darren Lim Wan Teck at the National Cancer Centre. The doctor are very professional and you get to see the same consultant throughout your treatment unlike Tan Tock Seng Hospital(TTSH).
In terms of treatment and medication, both hospital are similar but the management are very different. The doctor listen to the patient and try to resolve or keep the pain due to the cancer to a minimum. My father is still feeling pain at his lungs and finding hard to sleep sometimes. The doctor decided to give him a stronger pain relief medicine.
There are many cancer treatment trials available at National Cancer Centre for the current cancer patients. The consultant has recommend a trial study by oral feeding mixed with milk. We have decided to participate as chemotherapy does not help on his current condition. All medical expenses will be cover by the drug company, Abbott.
Now my Father has high blood pressure and the doctor will like to control his blood pressure before allowing him to take the new medication. The new medication may have some side effects like vomitting, high blood pressure, loss of appetite and others.

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