Pancreatic Cancer

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Pancreatic Cancer

by ws1953 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 03:12 AM

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I just need your help and advise. My brother had an appointment with his oncologist and the news was not good. The dr, said the cancer has progressed to his liver and it has also effected lungs and kidneys. The situation is very grim.
Do you know or have heard any alternative treatment that we can do it right now? He can not eat any thing. Preferable it should be in liquid form.
Please respond promptly.
Thanks.

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by maxxschiken on Fri Jan 04, 2013 08:35 AM

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What kind of treatment specifically was he getting when the cancer was localized and had not yet progressed to the liver, lungs and kidneys making his current situation grim? 

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by ws1953 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:21 AM

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On Jan 04, 2013 8:35 AM maxxschiken wrote:

What kind of treatment specifically was he getting when the cancer was localized and had not yet progressed to the liver, lungs and kidneys making his current situation grim? 

He as Adenocarcinoma and has taken Gemzar, a chemotherapy drug, as well as Tarceva, a targeted therapy drug.  Another drug he has taken, which may have been gefitinib, another targeted therapy drug.  He also had a few radiation treatments shortly after he was diagnosed.  two years ago.

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by ashleymarie on Fri Jan 04, 2013 08:53 PM

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I was in his exact situation.  I couldn't keep food down and had a tube in my stomach.  I have stage 4 pancreatic cancer I've tried a lot of things  for alternative and everyone is differnent.  I'm not sure what you are looking for in terms of alternatives in a liquid form.  I take different supplements.  I know the situation may seem grim but I was there and was given 2 months tops to live and that was over a year ago and I'm doing just fine.  Stay positive! :)  Ashley aka CancerKickinGirl.com  

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by ws1953 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 03:07 PM

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I am sorry to inform you he passed away on January 9, 2013

at 7:30 p.m in Houston.

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by AAlonzo on Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:15 AM

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My heart goes out to you! I'm facing the same situation, which led me to this site. It's really hard for me, and I just wish I had more time to both spend time with my loved one, and also to perhaps seek help in finding a cure. Pancreatic cancer is no joke. 

Hope you and your family can stay connected and strong during these tough times!

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by maxxschiken on Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:47 PM

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On Jan 16, 2013 12:15 AM AAlonzo wrote:

My heart goes out to you! I'm facing the same situation, which led me to this site. It's really hard for me, and I just wish I had more time to both spend time with my loved one, and also to perhaps seek help in finding a cure. Pancreatic cancer is no joke. 

Hope you and your family can stay connected and strong during these tough times!

Alonzo... sorry you lost your brother to cancer, let alone pancreatic cancer.  You are correct saying "pancreatic cancer is no joke."  With this type of cancer no matter what stage it is, you almost do not have enough time to process it in your head before it's becomes rampant and spreads.  In our situation, the stage 4 diagnosis with the liver affected gave us a sense of urgency where we felt even waiting 30 days to begin chemotherapy could be detrimental to my wife's condition.  Thankfullly her choice to begin aggressive measures in chemotherapy combined with her ability to tolerate enough treatment helped her beat the odds with regard to prognosis of this diseases.  And you are again correct in saying the need for families to stay connected and strong during tough times.  Information, education and a strong support system is KEY to fighting this dreadful disease.  We are over 18 months since diagnosis and the last 6 months with no evidence of progressive metastatic disease and no tumor recurrence BUT still each day begins with a goal to never having to wish you had done this or wish you had done that.  Instead, we embrace each day as if it were our last. 

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by ws1953 on Tue Jan 22, 2013 03:34 AM

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Have you been to National cancer Research Foundations' website?

http://www.ncrf.org/index.html  They have a powder called Cellect. It supposed to work very good if you make shake of the powder and drink it 6-8 times per day. We found it one week before my brother died. I heard if you take 6-8 weeks. It does a good job and stop the growth of cancer and some have reported curing it. Call them up and talk to them. They are very helpful.

Have you heard of Apricot seeds (VIT B 17)

What about Flax Seed Oil and Cottage Chesse

Please read about them and may find some thing that works. Good luck and best of health. Stay in touch

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