• CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    over 3 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I agreed to follow the recomedation of theTumor Board at Loma Linda recommended following a protocol recently published in American...

    Read More

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    over 3 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    10/8/2015 Liver resection 4b/5 plus Lympaedectomy of 13 Lyumph nodes, biopsies of pertoneium, diaphragm and section 8 of liver all h...

    Read More

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    The surgeon explained the planned surgery/I want them to do all they can do to get the cancer out!

    Decision Point

    1. exploratory laparoscopy, if no cancer found then 2. open exploratory laparaotomy, if no cancer found then 3. remove lymph nodes, ...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    planned Alaskan Cruise BC (before cancer)

    Celebration

    Left the day after my visit with the surgeon. Time to rest and relax. Will have the test the day i come back then see the surgeon th...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Met with Loma Linda Surgeon

    Decision Point

    Aug 20th finally got in to see him. He gave me the grim statistics and ordered one more test. Then we will meet to discuss possible ...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    exploratory laparoscopy that supposed to go on to be a Liver resection but frozen sections came back questionable so big surgery ha...

    Read More

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Other

    Decision Point

    Doing a Happy dance! Onchologist said today my blood tests were all good, tumore markers were negative, PET scan shows no metastisis...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Met with the Sugeon my Primary care doctor referred to me on Aug 13. He explained that since the polyp had grown through the gall bl...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    almost 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Other

    Celebration

    PET scan on AUG 11 shows no abnormal uptakes. It appears that I have no other big cancers in by body so the Gallbladder CA has not s...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    about 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Other

    Decision Point

    Appointment with Oncologist to find out what next on Aug 6 2015. I keep reading on the internet to prepare, but nothing much is av...

    Read More

    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    about 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of Gallbladder due to Stones and a large polyp. I don't feel sick at all! But they tell me I am sick!

    Read More

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • CindyWain
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Gall...
    about 4 years ago
    CindyWain's Avatar

    Meeting with surgion to get results of biopsy after gallbladder removal

    Oh No

    Stage 2 but unknown it is in lymph nodes or if it has spread beyond the gall bladder locally, more surgery will be needed but this s...

    Read More

    0 Comments
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6
  6. 7
  7. 8
  8. 9
  9. 10
  10. 11
  11. 15
  12. 16