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  • lalofgren has replied to a post on the message board

    I am very sorry for your loss and I too lost my mother to cancer 12yrs ago, but it was pancreatic.  It was slow, as she went for surgery and within months it came back on her liver and very aggressive. From diagnosis to death, it was 8mths and had I not gone to Australia to see them at that time, my mother would never have gone to the doctor, despite the yellowing skin and when I arrived, yellow eyes.  She ...

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    • lalofgren has replied to a post on the message board

      I have just read your question and most of the responses and great advice.  I am very sorry about your mother, her attitude and you in particular.  You cannot do this alone and there are those who will and can help - go through all the info that has been suggested and I am sure, answers will be found.  You must stay on top of it, your mother I am sure, is upset, frightened and more than likely, very an...

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      • lalofgren has replied to a post on the message board

        Do not  waste any time and this is your life.  Definitely contact the Mayo Clinic or even the Cancer Treatment Centres of America - you need to get this checked and very soon.  You may have to travel, but all have places to stay that are for patients and relatives if treatment is necessary.  I would also suggest Emory Winslip in Atlanta.  All the best and here's the glass half full.  Do ...

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          I did not go through the same cancer, but similar thing - three doctors ignored a lump in my breast for years saying it was just a lymph node.  By the time I found it, it was breast cancer HER2+ and everyone had me dead or dying.  Four years after cancer, I am doing just great and all I can say is get your mind, if you can, into a positive mode and tell your body and yourself that you are going to fight thi...

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