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Hi, I'm RogerS
I was diagnosed with Stage 2b pancreatic cancer in April of 2017. I went thru chemo and radiation for about a year then in May of 2018 I had the Whipple Procedure. When I had the surgery they wer...
  • Mon Mar 29, 2021 · Like2
Hi, I'm Marsha
Thank you so much Laurie for all your kind, encouraging and helpful words. My heart goes out to you as well with your Mom. I kinda thought that, at almost 84, I was "home free" from this horror c...
  • Sat Mar 27, 2021 ·
Hi, I'm Boymom
You have to do what's best for you and be OK with your decision. Have you asked about the chemo recommended so that it could help inform you even further? I can share my experience but its a littl...
  • Wed Mar 24, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Eileen
Thank you, of course this helps...the more we know, the better we can cope. Thank you. Keep healthy.
  • Wed Mar 24, 2021 ·
Hi, I'm Jan Larson
I know someone who had stem cell at MD Anderson in Houston. Supposedly they have a high rate of success.
  • Thu Mar 18, 2021 · Like3
Hi, I'm Jack L T.
My brother was prescribed Creon, yes its very costly, 90day supply cost 376.00 after insurance. but, it helps with digestion lots. he's 73 yr old and was diagnosed Dec 2020 with pancreatic cancer t...
  • Wed Mar 17, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
Have you asked your doctor(s) what the number means? That's where I would start.
  • Tue Mar 16, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
I'm not a doctor. I did work in healthcare so will try and break it down for you to the best of my ability. Lymphocytes are white blood cells that help fight infection in one's body and penia wou...
  • Thu Mar 11, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Matt
How did you do on the Casodex? I had seed implant in 2009 that was doing well until PSA rise in 2020. Oncologist talked about Casodex as an option IF PSA did not lower after antibiotics.
  • Sun Mar 7, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Matt
What were your results? I wish Proton was available in my area back in 2009 when I made my choice on treatment methods. I went with seeds at the time.
  • Sun Mar 7, 2021 · Like2

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