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Me with a new oncologist at Sloan for the first time. Ca19-9 (9) and blood work good. After she examined me and asked questions about my health, she said I do not need a scan or blood work again unitl August.
My last scan was last July and it will be 3 years since my whipple surgery for adenocarcinoma stage 2. I had clean noded and margins and did 6 months of adjuvant therapy afterwards.
Want to know what the feeli...
February 27 at 4:42 PM
Sorry to hear your latest setback. You are so strong and I know you will fight this. Remember to live each day as best as you can and tell your loved ones how much they mean to you. Don't let this beast win....kick some butt.
You have all of us fighting this thing along side you.
February 13 at 12:21 PM
Have a wonderful trip visiting your family. Stay positive and keep your fighting spirit. Prayers help, so continue to do that also.
Make sure you spend quality time with your family and tell each and every one of them how much you love them.
God has you in his hands. I will keep you in my prayers and hope to hear about your trip when you return.
February 05 at 7:17 PM
Congratulations on your 3 year anniversary. So happy to hear. You are right since my whipple I have a totally different appreciation for life. Have a wonderful holiday!
December 10 at 1:37 AM
So, so happy to hear of your good news! Yes, we have to give thanks to God, our family and great team of doctors.
I will be coming up on 3 years in April. I am here to see the marriage of my daughter and the birth of my first grandchild in Decebmer.
What type of PC did you have?
God Bless you and may you have continued good health!
October 24 at 3:37 PM
So happy for you. God Bless and celebrate,
September 08 at 2:02 AM
Hi did not call doctor. Pain seems to come and go. I am having bloodwork again next month to check markers
August 29 at 2:17 AM
I am 28 months post whipple and had ct scan july 25 results were good. I have been getting intermittent sharp pains on my left side under rib cage area. At first I thought it was my left breast, but now I feel it in that area.
Being this is something new that I am experiencing I am wondering what it could be and if i should call my doctor?
Can it be a recurrence?
August 20 at 1:26 AM
I am 27 months post whipple for adenocarcinoma stage 2 no nodes and clean margins. Did 6 months of adjuvant chemotherapy. See oncologist every 6 months with scans. Went last week bloodwork good ca 19-9 is 5. Was told don't need to come back for 6 months and scans now every year.
I am worried since many have scans every six months until 5 years. Should I question this?
August 05 at 12:45 AM
Hi just take one day at a time. It is a long recovery but you will feel better and better everyday. It was recommended to me to have 6 months of chemotherapy and I did even though I had clean nodes and margins. I did not have radiation.
After my 6 months of chemotherapy was done I went to an alternative doctor and started on vitamins and supplements. I eat very clean and organic foods, no red meat or dairy and i ...
July 30 at 12:40 AM
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