ScrappysWife's Journey:

Caregiver: Rare Cancers

Patient Info: Receiving hospice or palliative care, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Male, Age: 37

  1. 1
    almost 6 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My brother Michael had been seeing a physician for 9 months regarding stomach pains. After numerous endoscopies, a colonoscopy was finally done which revealed that his colon was compressed by peritoneal adenocarcinomatosis, with an unkown primary.

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  2. 2
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Michael began chemo in June 2011, and in October 2011 it was deemed that it was no longer working. He did the FOLFOX regimen.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. 3
    almost 6 years ago
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    Hospice

    Other Care

    Michael come home in October and my parents are caring for him with the help of Hospice.

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  4. 4
    almost 6 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My brother Mikey passed away on Saturday, December 10, at home surrounded by his family and friends. It was peaceful, and he is no longer in pain. He was a beautiful person and touched so many lives. Godspeed Michael.

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