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Pancreas Cancerpassed peacefully on 11/23/14 was posted 12/04/2014 05:41 am by JeffB
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Sorry I've been away. Annie's cognative impairment worsened after starting
folfiri on Sept 22 so on Nov 11 we had an MRI which told us her cancer had
metastisiced to her brain. I chose to keep her in the comfort of our home
instead of taking her to Stanford for them to perform procedures for
releaving the swelling in her brain. I basically told our oncologist, enough
was enough and I did not want to subjecdt her to poking and prodding to give
me what? A few more days? We opened our doors from November 11. For 12
days we surrounded her with family, relatives and friends each day until
Annie closed her eyes and fell into a deep sleep on Wednesday November 19.
She slept peacefully, with no pain, no pain medications for three days until
she took her final breath at 12:45pm on Sunday November 23.
Today, she will be cremated and I will bring her ashes home at 3:30pm PST
where we will keep her in a special cove in our homes stairwell. Annie was
victorious in this 3 year journey with stage 4 inoperable adenocarcinoma of
the pancreas with liver mets. The fact her recurrences never came back to
those primary locations and made it to her brain, statistically only 3% ever
reach this and it was a huge blessing she had no pain and had not taken any
pain meds since prior to September of this year. It was a peaceful passing I
would wish for anyone including myself.
Thank you for all your support on the forum since 2011.
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