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I had whipple in March 2012. But cancer was back during the first 6 month maintenance chemo period. From last July I started on folfrinox infusion, which worked very well in the first 6 rounds. My CA-19 stayed around 20... but my remission only lasted about 3 monthes and the cancer was back again. I insisted to continue the Folfrinox. But this time it did not work as effective as w...
October 31 at 7:36 PM
Thank you so much for the detailed information. I really appreciate!
What is "chemo embolozation"? Is it the same as Liver direct Therapy, which is to use laser beam to target the the tumor in the liver and to burn them off?
October 31 at 7:21 PM
Thanks for the detailed information.
I have been on forfrinox since last July. Even the infusion is a very harsh one, and side effect is hard, but I still could enjoy a lot of good times, like a normal person. Only hope this new drug will not give me too much hard time. You are right, Mid over matter!
My CA-19 once dropped to 17 for 3 months about. But now st...
October 31 at 11:21 AM
I was diagnosed pancreatic cancer in Feb 2012. I had whipple, have mets into liver...
I was on Folfrinox from last September. It was very effective at the first 6 round. But, my recent Catscan showing the tumor in liver is growing, though still very slowly... my oncologist suggest me to change to the new drug abraxane/Gemzar. Meanwhile also suggested me to see a liver doc...
October 30 at 10:16 PM
I was diagnosed pancreatic cancer in Feb 2012, had wheeple, have mets to the liver... I was in folfrinox treatment.
My oncologist suggest me to change from folfrinox to the new drug Abraxane/Gemzar after my recent Catscan showing the tumors in liver are growing though still very slowly.
How is the side effect? how often you receive the treatment? My oncologist also sujjest ...
October 30 at 10:10 PM
My tumor marker CA19-9 started todrop after 2 treatment.
I received treatment once every 2 weeks, each time lasting 3 days, total 54 hours, including one day treated in the clinic, 2 days at home.
I received total 12 treatment of Folfrinox.
Now, I am in remission. no more treatment.
I have finished the treatment for 4 weeks now. doctor checks my blood tumor marker once every 30 days. ...
June 03 at 9:20 PM
Hello , sorry to hear that your tumor celsl came back after 5 years! Sorry that you lost your only son...
I was told after 5 years, the last cancer is considered gone. How could it come back again ?
I was dianosed to PC last Feb, 2012. Had a successful whipple in March, considered cancer free after the whipple...a maintenance chemo treatment was followed by. But in Sep 2012, I had met in liver, numorous....
March 01 at 1:11 AM
I will pray for your Mom. But, do not believe whatever others told you. Keep a positive mind, try to eat more, so she could gain the strength to go on this battle. When you thinl positively, positive things will happen.
February 06 at 6:19 PM
When the first time doctor found out that my cancer spread to liver was not by C-scan. C-scan showing nothing abnormal, but my tumor marker kept going up. So doctor ordered Pet-scan, and found out 2 spots on my liver; then doctor ordered MRI to locat the tumor and to conifrm the size of the tumor on liver...MRI showing numerous hepatic metastases...
I am not sure if you have the same experience?
February 06 at 2:58 PM
I have finished 6 rounds of theatment. Since the last test report showing all cancers resolved, tumor marker dropped to 27. Doctor gave me a long break without treatment(since Dec 29 my last treatment). But it will start from next Monday (Feb 11). I have been excercise through out the treatment. Ususally I walk 2 miles a day. Recently, I feel so strong and even started slow running and yoga...I streatc...
February 06 at 2:46 PM
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