1. almost 9 years ago
    Sugarshine's Avatar

    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I became ill in July of 2011. Diagnosed with pancreatitis due to gall stones. They removed my gall bladder in August. I had no rel...

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    • medgren
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dad had Whipple surgery at Stanford, which went well, but had Delayed Gastric Emptying complication and is still in the hospital now...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    March 2008 Liver resection, 75% of my liver taken. Learned that I didn't have liver cancer, but rather neuroendocrine tumor with un...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    September 2008 Whipple Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    December 2009 Cancer returns in liver, liver resection 2

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    February 2010 Suspected recurrence in lungs. VATS surgery. Benign.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  6. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    August 2011 Recurrence in liver again. Liver resection 3. Abscess put me back in the hospital. Severe depression.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. almost 9 years ago
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    Other

    Radiation

    September 2012 Cancer returns again in liver. Starting radiation 10/22/2012

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • tibby150
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    birth of my granddaughter

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    • FreeBird
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Where to go now.

    Decision Point

    It appears that the first line of chemotherapy for dad's cancer-- Gemzar or gemcitabine-- has failed at this point. The PET/CT s...

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    • magdem
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started 500mg Xeloda 3 x morning, 4 x evening, October 8th. First week no side effects whatsoever. Second week am struggling with da...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • FreeBird
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancr...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Fever

    Side Effects

    Monitoring a fluctuating 103 degree fever, chills, a little more congestion than usual, and cold-like symptoms. Despite being f...

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