September 16, 2021
Chemotherapy for large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma
etoposide and cisplatin/ carboplatin (at 50% for 2 days at a time)
Chemotherapy medications commonly used to treat LCLC include Altima (pemetrexed) and Platinol (cisplatin) [Source]
Chemotherapy causes death in more than 25% of cancer patients
Palliative care patients are more likely to die of chemo than others. Those who have a lot of weight from cancer are more likely to die.