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Rare and Other Cancers
Archives for October 2004
paitent and family web sites
I just wanted to tell all of you about the john hopkins web site! It is very active with alot of info. Pan Can web site is great and usefull too. Please post if you know of any others. Jen
bile duct cancer
Can anyone give me some hopeful stories about this rare cancer? My mum (an otherwise healthy, fit 70yr old)has just been diagnosed and I would love to hear a positive story from someone who has been through the same cancer and survived!
Advanced pancreatic cancer,liver,lungs
My mother had a whipple done 2002.She did not have chemo. 6 months ago it come back in her pancreas 2cms what is left of it. Spread to her liver not much alittle she couldint go through the clinical trials because her kidneys were bad. so they put her on gemzar through the ivy no nutrition nothing. 3months later they…
Gonzales Treatment for pancreatic cancer
Does anyone know anyone who has undergone the Gonzales treatment? Any info regarding someone who has had direct experience with the treatment would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
switching chemo drugs
I have pancreatic cancer in the tail, the duodenum and surrounds the celiac axis. I have been receiving chemo treatment since March (Gemcitabine and cis-platinum) I am on a one month hiatus and after that my oncologist is thinking of switching chemo drugs. I want to know if anyone has some suggestions to share
Healthy! 1 year post whipple 34 years old
I just want to tell all of you out there that there is hope. I am a 33 year old female that was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer stage 3 following a whipple operation. Its been 13 months and I feel great! No meds, a little pain from time to time but I feel like my life is back to normal. I invite you to read my story. I…
Pancreatic Cancer Treatments
My husband is 62 years old and diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The tumor was at the head of the pancrease and the Whipple procedure was performed. 10 out of 10 nodes negative for tumor around the surrounding area. However the tumor in the head of the pancrease was cancer. The pyloris preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy…
Is there hope
My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer December of 2003 he had the whipple procedure and underwent chemo and radiation and got a clean bill of health in June 2004. Now it is back and has spread to his liver I am so scared he is only 53. Is there hope can he live?
savor eccrine sweat gland carcinoma
Hello. I am 25 and have recently been diagnosed with savor eccrine sweat gland carcinoma. I have had my tumor removed and a margin surgery done. Tissues came back negative, but there was another small tumor. I am scheduled for a CT and lymph node section. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this type of cancer or…