I'm a male, age 64, preparing to retire in December 2017.
I found this site by searching the internet for support groups and for those who have been prescribed Votrient.
I was recently diagnosed with metastatic RCC - one lung, bones, bit of shull, T-spine, a bit of the liver, some lymph nodes, and of course the lower left kidney. No brain metastases.
On Monday, I have a lung biopsy and a kidney biopsy.
Tuesday, my left arm will be irradiated.
I am waiting for Votrient to be delivered.
Male, age 64, preparing to retire in December 2017.
Now that my "credentials" are presented, my purpose is just to gain some insight by browsing this support group.
And, in particular, to perhaps learn about some dietary guidelines to help with the side effects of Votrient.
Thanks for any input.
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