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Archives for October 2010
putting weight back on after partial gastrectomy & chemo - has anyone gotten back into sports, eg at
Hi all As you probably already know, my husband is recovering from a subtotal gastrectomy where most of his stomach was removed & also had 12 weeks of ECX chemo treatment that he finishes the final course of tablets on Oct 26th. He has been eating pretty well normal meals now since about 2 months post op, which was in mid…
Leaking from the new connection between the stomach, intestine, and/or esophagus
My father had a full gastrectomy a month ago and his new connection between the esophagus and stomach is leaking. The doctors suggested opening him up again and inserting some plastic to help keep things together. Is there anyone out there with experience with this type of post-op complication? I am desperate! I can't find…
best stomach cancer treatment in California?
looking for recommendations of the best places in Northern or Southern California to get treatment. thank you.
Stage 4 has spread to most of liver, alternative options NOT kemo??
Hi my dad 53, was diagnosed w stomach cancer stage 4 a few wks ago. It's spread to most his liver so surgery isn't an option. We are scheduled to start kemo in few days, but all of us dreading it as it's admittance that we will be accepting his inevitable maximum life span of a few years. We are even considering going to…
stomach cancer treatment in singapore
my brother 38 yrs old, stad 4 stomach cancer, now he is having 4th cycle chemo. he cannot swallow anything, the liquid food go through a tube from his nose. is there any advise how tho endure this ? i do research about tianxian and found out it has several research published in medical journal, has anyone try this ? any…
Help newbie- stage IV
My husband is 38 and just diagnosed with stomach cancer. It s stage IV and has gone to his liver. They say the cancer is about 1/3 of his stomach, where it meets the esophagus. All of the doctors are doom and gloom telling him he will not survive. Because of this he feels very depressed and seems done with life. I still…
Just found out today that my mother has stomach cancer.... Not sure how to understand or take it..
Found out today that mother has stomach cancer. Doc still doesnt know on what stage its on. Were all praying to god that its not bad :-( . Any advice, suggestions, help anyone can give. I would really appreciate it.
My brother had whipple surgery the first of July and initially the surgeon said he had gotten all the cancer and that following repeated evaluations from pathologists, that the type of cancer they found is unknown and the surgeon explained that chemo is not good idea since they don't know the type of cancer they are…