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My 71 y.o. husband and I have been married five years and haven't had our honeymoon yet (due to caregiving for two elderly parents). He was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma on 2/26/10 and was in the hospital due to jaundice. They inserted a stent and he is still recovering from the jaundice. He lost over 20 lbs. of muscle and is still weak.
Both my husband and I think he's too weak and thin for chemo and he would
like to go away for a week on our honeymoon to build himself up physically
and mentally before beginning chemo and radiation. The medical oncologist
wasn't pleased. I know that adenocarcinoma is fast growing, but do you think
that delaying the chemo by two weeks will make that big a difference?
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