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What happens near the end?

dukeskid
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Joined: Jun 2006

My Dad has had a relapse. The doctors have said there is nothing more they can do and to get hospice. I have found only one book that describes what happens near the end. I have heard that PC is terrible near the end. I am looking for resources to give us info to make it less terrible and would appreciate any ideas.

Sorry to be so gloomy. For many of you just starting this journey, please be aware that my father has had PC on and off for 15 years. The Da Vinci procedure was not an option for him when he was diagnosed. He has survived and lived better than we ever hoped and he has lived well. I believe that those who have been diagnosed in the last few years will live long lives. New technologies and drugs will make that possible.

Thanks for any info you can provide.

Duke's Kid,

Bridget

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Posts: 1564
Joined: May 2006

Hello,

I encourage you to contact the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center. Cancer Information Specialists are available 24 hours a day and can assist you with your questions. They can be reached at 1-800-227-2345 or by clicking on the "Contact ACS" link at the top of this page.

Take care and be well,

Dana
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