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About Mdallas

Caregiver, Nurse
Pancreatic Cancer
Acupuncture, Alternative Treatments, Biotherapy, Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Treatments, Chemotherapy, Clinical Trials and Research, Conventional Treatments, Diet, Emotional Support, Genetics, Hormone Therapy, Local Hyperthermia, Massage Therapy, Naturopathic Medicine, Prevention Tips, Recipes, Side Effects, Spiritual Support, Supplements

In October of 2009, my mother was told that she had pancreatic cancer. She was 64 years old and has never been sick a day in her life. Really healthy with a healthy lifestyle. The wheatgrass type...You know what I mean! She had a whipple 5 days later. She was only in the hospital for a total of 5 days and went home without any problems or complications. About 6 weeks later she started Gemzar and Zeloda. She stayed on that program for 6 months with very little side effects. In July of this year (2010) her cancer markers where elevated. A CAT scan showed 3 small growths in the peritoneal cavity. The next week she got a port placed and started Folfox.

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