This may be a silly question, but are they certain that the nodes in his liver are actually cancer mets? Are they not resectable?
Do you think the doctor is considering limited options because of his age, and not considering his good health? As they say, there are people who are young old and people who are old old.
Definitely, at least get a second opinion, preferably from a major cancer center.
F, 64 at DX CRC Stage IV (or "3 1/2" per Dana Farber consult, LOL)
3/17/18 blockage, emergency surgery, r hemicolectomy
11 of 25 nodes
5 of 5 mesentery nodes, matted
0.5 cm sub-capsular liver met removed
pT3 pN2b pM1
Neg CEA, neg BRAF, mut KRAS, germline mut ATM
dMMR, MSI-H, Neg for Lynch
5/4/18 FOLFOX started
Added Neulasta 6/28/18
7/9/18 CT scans show no masses or enlarged nodes, 2mm indeterminate lung nodule