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  • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

     First of all my all appriciation to you. you are doing great for your wife. I am in the same boat. My wife had PG 17 months back due to Stage 3 Adenocarcinoma. She is doing really well till date. Since last 2 weeks onl she has started facing issues like burning sessation and acid reflux and waking up during the night. I am little worried, whether to ask doctor or go for some scan

    November 30 at 3:35 AM view post
    • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

      Thanks Dona. this is really encouraging. My wife had CA Stomach. Went through chemo and radiation and partial Gestrectomy. She is 15 month without disease. Thanks again 

      October 01 at 10:54 AM view post
      • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

        It may not be complete removal of a stomach. it may be partial removal around the tumor. The surgery is the primary treatment for this kind of cancer. I read many experiences, life becomes normal in a year or two after surgery. 

        November 22, 2017 view post
        • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

          Hello, Which trial are you on? my wife has a stomach but not penetrated outside. She is on 5FU +leucovorin right now. she has Partial gastrectomy in June. The doctor says next 2 chemos will be last.  

          November 14, 2017 view post
          • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

            Chemo drug and dosage will be decided based on the spread in the body which will comg to know only after PET.  I understand your anxiety but one week is not going ot make much of difference.

            November 10, 2017 view post
            • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

              My wife went through the surgery first and then Chemo and Radiation. Your husband is going through Magic regimen it seems.http://www.uptodate.com/contents/adjuvant-and-neoadjuvant-treatment-of-gastric-cancer in this treatment doctor admister Chemo first and depending on response take a decision on surgery. Unless doctor do the sugery and send the sample for Histopetho report, he can't tell how many Lynphnode is affe...

              November 09, 2017 view post
              • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

                Hello, I am exactly facing the same issue. My wife, 43, with two teenage kids diagnosed Stomach with the lymph node mats. Depending on his spread doctor may go for chemo first and see the impact. if tumor shrink, he may not go under the knife. my wife went through partial removal of the stomach and currently going through Chemo. She lost 20% of her weight. She is doing very well. she is back to her normal life and ta...

                November 08, 2017 view post
                • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

                  Thank you Very much. you made my day today. My wife is going through same only difference is she doesn't have mats. She is going detected in June-2017. She went through 2 Chemo cycle of 5-FU and levorin and 25 seatings for radiotheraphy. Another 3 cycles pending, one starting tomorrow.

                  November 06, 2017 view post
                  • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

                    I understand your situation. I am in the same situation since last few months with my wife having trouble. Moreover, I am from India and social structure is such that this desire is the last thing you can discuss with others. I can't provide much solution other than just empathize with you. in my case doctor says things will be better once chemo is over which is 2 months down. I am waiting for it. I hope you got your...

                    October 31, 2017 view post
                    • nirdesai has replied to a post on the message board

                      Thank you very muchmuddybug. this is exactly she is is facing and treatment she is going through. The FB page is very useful. I will keep asking questions related to her cooping up. your 5 year long strugle is boosting my moral.

                      September 29, 2017 view post
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