• momof21954
    • Experience with Neuroendocrine Carc...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Family struggling

    Oh No

    I am taking all this in stride right now, I meet my cancer team today. Looking forward to hearing options for treatment, if there is...

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    • papamelx5
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiate...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Other

    Other Care

    Pet scan complete it is very confusing see oncologist tomorrow any one know what questions I need to ask

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    • papamelx5
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiate...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Have been diagnosed with poorly differentiated carcinoma of deep cervical lymph node with unknown primary. Pet scan on Monday what ...

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    • kerrylynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unkn...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Came home from the hospital!

    Milestones

    After almost 3 weeks, we brought Mom home from the hospital on Wednesday, 1/15/14. We had hoped to come home a week earlier, but wer...

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    • kerrylynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unkn...
    almost 6 years ago
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    PTC/Cholangiogram

    Procedure or Surgery

    On Monday, 12/30/13, IR was able to complete a PTC and inserts a biliary drainage tube without complications. Biliary drainage bag i...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • kerrylynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unkn...
    almost 6 years ago
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    ERCP

    Procedure or Surgery

    On Sunday, 12/28/13, IR attempted to put in a biliary stent to relieve the jaundice. After about 2 hours of trying, they were unable...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • kerrylynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unkn...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Symptoms

    On Friday, 12/27/13, Mom started to get jaundice. By the time my husband (her son) and I got to the hospital Saturday morning, her b...

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    • kerrylynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unkn...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Upset Stomach and Lower Back Pain

    Symptoms

    I figure if I'm going to try and chronicle what is going on with my mother-in-law, I better start at the beginning. She was complain...

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    • kerrylynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Unkn...
    almost 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Mother-in-law did 30 gray 10 fractions of 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT), concentrated on mass on head of pancreas, liver, ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Rennos151
    • Experience with Cancer of Unknown Pr...
    almost 6 years ago
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    treatment

    Decision Point

    on January 3rd I went and saw my Doctor. It was the mark for my 1 year in the hunt for a diagnosis (i had symptoms for almost 2 year...

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    • Rennos151
    • Experience with Cancer of Unknown Pr...
    almost 6 years ago
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    I gained a few new symptoms.

    Oh No

    Not only did all the old symptoms come back from before. Night sweats, fatigue, pain ( i have a "roaming pain" shooting in my leg on...

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    • Rennos151
    • Experience with Cancer of Unknown Pr...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Job

    Loss

    Had to leave work. As the doctors weened me off the steriods (for fear of long term issues from high dosage) i fell right back into ...

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