pancreatic cancer stage 4

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pancreatic cancer stage 4

by vjhp22 on Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:36 PM

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my brother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer level 4, tumors in liver and peritoneum. He started with folfurinox for 7 months without good results , liver tumor increased 3 cm, then treatment was shifted to gtx up to now, the last scan gave a 50 percent tumor reduction and tumoral analisys gave 100 (original value was 300), he has and excelent quality of life along with the usual quimo disturbances. One year of fight producing excelent results.

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by daydreamer19 on Fri Feb 08, 2013 03:39 AM

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I'm happy to hear of the better results with the change in chemo. My dad has 4-5 masses in the liver that the surgeon could visualize and he had his first cycle of folfirinox thus week. I'm hopeful this will provide us with just as good results! Keep us posted!

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by vjhp22 on Fri Feb 08, 2013 04:05 AM

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good luck! and positive mind that is very important.

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