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Monicaemilia
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Joined: Nov 2006

Hello everyone - recap dx Stage IV with mets to liver and lungs. I am currently in Buenos Aires doing alternative and conventional treatments to beat the beast because I was told in Canada that there was little else that could be done for me. After seven weeks of treatment, I am now scheduled for a liver resection on July 30th. I had given up hope that I could get to the point where surgery was once again a viable option for me, and yet, here I am. Lesson for the day, do not EVER give up. Monica

Faith4Cure
Posts: 405
Joined: Mar 2007

So glad you are NOT giving up. Sounds like you have found a way to beat the beast. Please keep us updated on your progress. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Lesson learned---Never give up!!!

Faith

lv2scrap
Posts: 44
Joined: Jul 2007

What treatment have you been receiving there? What treatments did you have in the states?

~lv2scrap

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KathiM
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Joined: Aug 2005

Wonderful organ, the liver! You cut some away, it grows back! WOW!!!

Sending my best vibes to you for your surgery...PLEASE keep us posted!!!

Hugs, Kathi

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jams67
Posts: 927
Joined: May 2006

The surgeon told me after slicing and dicing half my liver that it would grow back in 8 to 10 weeks. It is a very amazing body part!
Good luck on your surgery Monica. We'll keep you in our prayers and be watching for an update.

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betina61
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Joined: Aug 2006

Sending you positive thoughts for sucssesful surgery, and will be praying for you especially the day of your surgery.Keep fighting

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nudgie
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Joined: Sep 2006

I am sooo happy for you!!!!! You are correct, NEVER GIVE UP!!!!

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alta29
Posts: 435
Joined: Mar 2005

Que bueno !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for keeping us posted....God bless you !

foxy
Posts: 190
Joined: Oct 2005

Yes, God bless you, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Virginia.

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vinny3
Posts: 933
Joined: Jun 2006

Monica,

We are thinking of you and praying for continued success in your treatment, especially on the day of your surgery. Please keep track of the treatment you have had and let us know.

Dick

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Kanort
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Joined: Jan 2004

Thanks for sharing, Monica. How wonderful of you to be your own advocate and seek other options. You give hope to many.

Hugs,

Kay

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