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Discussion BoardGBC Stage IV was posted 02/10/2010 01:05 am by Tracy
My husband was diagnosed with stage IV gallbladder cancer on Oct. 23, 2009 at
the age of 53 years young. I am on the web every night researching...He has
been feeling well and eating well. Treatment: chemo with Taxatere and Gemzar
and taking Xeloda (2 AM, 2 PM) then chemo with Cispatin added which is an
overnight stay (I hate that one the most!!-not used to being apart at night).
Prognosis was a year but we are not going to be a statistic!! Ordered the
Gerson Therapy dvd's and books and just received our Health Master Juicer.
Will be starting this in the next few days at home. It's where you drink
fresh fruit and vegetable juices from organic that you buy yourself and
juice. Hopefully this program will help more. His first round of chemo ended
early January and CT scan showed some shrinkage but the oncologist stated
that he could have his gallbladder out (we asked) yet did not want us to
pursue that idea due to the risk of infection and that the prognosis would
still be the same anyway. Anyone have thoughts on that? He is now doing his
2nd round of the same treatment and will not have another CT scan until early
to mid April and we want to know if anyone has had their gallbladder out
after recession when first diagnosed stage IV.
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