Help with information am I on the right direction
Hi, I feel like the doctors that have taken care of my brother have wasted so much time....I feel like he has lost out on precious time for a cure/remission. In March 2010 he was hospitalized at Bellevue Hospital for two bleeding ulcers. They really fuddle his care but that is where the ambulance took him. My brother has…
How long is recovery (I am at 6 months with no end in sight)
Hello everyone, I am a 48 year old female. I was feeling nausea and having dry heaves for several months before the docs decided to scope me. They suspected GERD but found nothing. They took two random biopsies. One of them showed a cancer cell. This was in December 2009. They recommended total gastrectomy because the…
I have noticed there are not alot of people with Pancreatic cancer. Can it no be put on discussion board with the rest of the other cancers?
post total gastrectomy nutrition
My wife (age 66) was diagnosed with Stage 4 gastric cancer in Spring, 2007. She went through 3 cycles of chemo followed by total gastrectomy in Summer, 2007. The cancer has returned twice in lymph nodes in her adominal area. Currently undergoing chemo. She has lost considerable weight and can't seem to get it back. She…
Cancer hospital in southern California
Hello, I have a brother-in-law living in southern California that was just diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. I would like some information on the best hospital there for such a cancer. I am a colon cancer survivor living in northern California, but I do not know anything about your area. I really do want him to…
Stage 3A Possible for a cure?
Stage 3A Possible for a cure? Is it possible for Stage 3A stomach cancer to be cured? (Total gastrectomy performed 5 weeks ago. Starting Chemo/Radiation with EC-Xeloda this Tuesday.)
Does he have stomach cancer?
My boyfriend has SEVERE SEVERE heartburn. He gets heartburn from weird things like chex mix and the candy whoppers. He was diagnosed with an ulcer when he was just 17 years old...he is now 23 and was just diagnosed with H. Pylori...he has abdominal pain...bad indigestion...and such. Is it possible that he has stomach…
I need help please - very confused
Hello, My husband's esophageal/gastric cancer has come back. He is now on Xeloda and Oxiplatin (???) he is still losing weight. Our local oncologist suggested a feeding tube and the oncologist from Sloane suggested a stent. I read quite a bit about both of them but I am not sure what would be best for him. He does not know…
Stomach Cancer Stage 4
Hi All, I wish this finds you in good health & spirit. My father is diagnosed with Stomach Cancer Stage 4. The speciality hospitals refused for Surgery and the only suggested solution was to provide Chemotherapy. But we are afraid to do so as our relatives never suggested for the same as it will kill the patient with all…
Someone please help....
My Beautiful Mother was diagnosed with stage 4 gastric cancer on Aptil 14 and is now going chemotherapy treatments. She has lost so much weight becaue of this. Nothing calls her attention to eat. PLEASE SOMEONE help me learn more about what could be good sources of protien and foods to put weight back on her. She is my…