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    my bro have pancreatic cancer level 4 since two years ago, actully was diagnosed with a "fibrosis", doctors told him that is not a consecuence from cancer. this fibrosis produce a exogen pressure on the urether, what do you thik about it?

    December 06 at 3:27 AM view discussion
    • vjhp22 has replied to a post on the message board

      my friend there is no way but to manage these side efects better you can. saludos de victor

      December 06 at 3:22 AM view post
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        yes, sometimes happens and chemo is posponed.

        March 26, 2013 view post
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          Hello. My bro was plagued with diahrrea, neurophaty, hemorroids as side effects. A pet scan told us that tumor was estable but not bettering. Dr shifted to  gemtamicine and the last scan after two months; there was a shrinkage of 50 %.  

          March 22, 2013 view post
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            good luck! and positive mind that is very important.

            February 08, 2013 view post
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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 fi...

              February 07, 2013 view discussion
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                My brother has'nt be lucky with folfirinox therapy after seven (48 hours shot). But as to side effects he complains about neuropathy, lack of taste,chilling, and mild diarrea. His Dr will change to abradax plus gemtabicine, we'll hope the new treatmenrt work out this time.Last scan showed a new 3 cm tumor in the liver.

                July 19, 2012 view post
                • rose1726

                  rose1726 Sorry to hear that folfirinox did not work for your brother. PC is horrid. How can it reduce the size of liver tumor and yet grow another one? The cancer cells must be able to put up barriers that the chemo cannot penetrate.

                  July 20, 2012
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                my brother completed 7 cycles with folfirinox, the liver tumor shrunk 3 cm but a new tumor appeared in the liver. The oncologist said us the quimio wasnt working. Now he switch to therapy with gemtabicine and possibly a new drug ABRAXANE no approved in  USA. But we are trying to find out here in Venezuela where is permitted. treatment name is GTX in the States.

                July 16, 2012 view post
                • vjhp22 has replied to a post on the message board

                  my brother completed 7 cycles with folfirinox, the liver tumor shrunk 3 cm but a new tumor appeared in the liver. The oncologist said us the quimio wasnt working. Now he switch to therapy with gemtabicine and possibly a new drug ABRAXANE no approved in  USA. But we are trying to find out here in Venezuela where is permitted. treatment name is GTX in the States.

                  July 16, 2012 view post
                  • vjhp22 has replied to a post on the message board

                    my brother completed 7 cycles with folfirinox, the liver tumor shrunk 3 cm but a new tumor appeared in the liver. The oncologist said us the quimio wasnt working. Now he switch to therapy with gemtabicine and possibly a new drug ABRAXANE no approved in  USA. But we are trying to find out here in Venezuela where is permitted. treatment name is GTX in the States.

                    July 16, 2012 view post
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