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  • LonesomeDove has replied to a post on the message board

    Hi Lisa, I can't advise you on whether it's cancer or not but if it's helpful my mom's symptoms were: jaundice itching dark urine unusual abdominal pain (she described it as "back to front") Whether or not it's cancer, it sounds like a problem that needs to be dealt with aggressively, so I don't think you're wrong to be pursuing it. Good luck, Katie...

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      Hi Cathie, My mom was diagnosed just a few weeks ago with pancreatic cancer that has spread to the liver. My understanding is that if it has spread to other organs, that makes it Stage IV, but I think you'll get more information about that soon. My family is also waiting for more details on what sort of treatment my mom will have but I think chemotherapy is the common approach, although there are different kinds of...

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        Hi everybody, I was directed to this site from cancerforums.net . I'll just lay down my basic facts here for now: I'm 23, a student, living in New York. My Mom is 61 and was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Stage IV 8/26/2011, after surgery to bypass her bile duct. Right now my family is trying to figure out how to approach everything. Surgery is not an option. Her doctor says chemotherapy, and my parents have an ...

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