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Valeriepannone's Recent CancerCompass Activity

  • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

    Wow so glad to hear she pulled throug!! That’s wonderful news! Seems they got it all now she has to fight every day,, also see if she can get immune shots to avoid infections if they do occur; your very prone to infections after er chemo+ it’s very common.. I am willing to answer any kinda of question anyone has. We are in this message board for a reason and that is for support and knowledge from others- I’m always w...

    Saturday at 7:48 AM view post
    • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

      It’s started in the bile duct and spread to the liver

      March 14 at 4:33 PM view post
      • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

        Good afternoon, My dad was diagnosed in July 2018 stage four I’ll tack cancer. He started chemo in September after his first round he wound up in the hospital after being discharged from the hospital he finished his chemo sessions. He got the highest most potent dose of chemo anyone could get. It’s a stride and killed his immune system he wound up with C-diff infection & sepsis he went into the hospital November 6, ...

        March 14 at 4:31 PM view post
        • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

          The rigors is from the infection, my dad gets them and it’s bad.. we give him an electro blanket and that seems to comfort him..

          March 07 at 2:52 PM view post
          • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

            Yes my dad was in the hospital one time for 2 months with sepsis, then E. coli, the c-diff, it was one infection after the other and because his cancer went untreated it has spread. He’s is at the end of his life. He cannot walk, eats very little, lost bowl control and bladder too. He is confused and doesn’t understand things when you talk to him. If I go see him he will forget I was even there. He has deteriorated s...

            March 07 at 2:51 PM view post
            • Valeriepannone has created a new message board discussion

              In july of 2018 my dad found out he had stage 4 liver and bile duct cancer( cholangiocarcinoma). It's a very aggressive and rapid cancer. And it's rare!...  That September he started chemo. He went for 1 chemo treatment and a week later he was in the hospital because he had gotten an infection. He spent about 2 weeks in the hospital and then once he  was strong enough he finished all his rounds of chemo. Sh...

              March 04 at 2:58 PM view discussion
              • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

                awww good luck to gim!... try to google it because their are different kinds and it should tell you all about it. My dad tried it he said it did nothing and only make him choke,, i tried it and it gave me a headach...  good luck to you! Val Staten Island

                February 21 at 4:11 PM view post
                • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

                  Thank you for sharing that! I am so happy your mom is doing better, i no what you mean when you say a mess, it's just life changing when your loved one gets sick,, i'm glad all is ok witj you. Bless you all Val Staten Island

                  February 21 at 3:57 PM view post
                  • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

                    A cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) is done when the gallbladderbecomes infected or when gallstones are present, causing symptoms. ... Once theorgan is removed, the main bile duct takes over the function of the gallbladder by carrying more bile from the liver during digestion. After surgery, your liver still makes enough bile. But&...

                    February 19 at 8:26 PM view post
                    • Valeriepannone has replied to a post on the message board

                      Please keep in touch... i am so sorry you have to go through this. :(  See what docotr says collect your thoughts, just remember everyone reacts and heals differently. Treatments even perform differenlty for people too...        Val

                      February 18 at 3:24 PM view post
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                      Bile Duct Cancer, Liver Cancer

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