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    My husband was diagnosed wit hstage 4 liver cancer october, 2012 tha thad metstisized from the  pancrease he was first diagnosed wit hmultiple endocreine neoplasia type 1(men 1) in april, 2000. his first oncologist gave him a prognoses of 7 to 12 months. things i have read on this forum people live longer then 12 months and the 2nd oncologist said he could live awhile with it. who has seen a loved one  or f...

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      Does anyone know of any therapys or treatments for this type of cancer? i seem to be getting the same info. This cancer my husband has just scares me. Sandostatin is all his oncologist is doing for him due to the fact she sais its inoperable and there is no cure and has spread to a lymph node. i just cant belive more is not done for neuroendocrine cancers. There needs to be awareness, money for research, etc... My h...

      September 23, 2012 view discussion
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        Who has info on Stage 4 neuroendocrine liver cancer that has spread to the lymph node? my husbnad was recently diagnosed and the only treatmenat theyre giving him at the major houston cancer hospital is Sandostatin and periodic scans. The oncologist said the cancer is inoperable, would be risky. and she said there is no cure. He's only 46 years old. I dont understand why they dont try chemo or other treatmants to shr...

        September 21, 2012 view discussion
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        Mu husband has stage 4 neuroendocrine liver cancer that has spread to a lymph node. it metasteses from his pancrease. My husband was fisrt diagnosed with a rare illness called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 now diagnosed recently with a rare cancer. He's only 46 years old, a father of 3. The only treatment for him is sandostatin and monitoring him by scan periodcally. The oncologist said the cancer is inoperable and there is no cure. There needs t obe more awareness on this cancer. there needs to be philanthropy(donations) given to research for this cancer. The awareness ribbon for this cancer is Zebra.

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