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You are in a very good situation so far. To already be 15 months out and not have a recurrence already is a very good sign. The longer time interval without a recurrence, the better you will do. The healthier you are and younger you are, the better you will do. And the longer the time before a recurrence, the more time you have for new discoveries to be available for treating PC. It is already amazing to me how many changes have happened in the last 5 years. 5 years ago, FOLFIRINOX and Gemzar/Abraxane were not even routine therapies, and now they are the top two proven treatments.
But chemo sucks. I am hoping the new Immunotherapies will show benefit for PC and will change the way we treat many cancers.
Meanwhile, I hope you have a very good gastroenterologist helping you after
Whipple, and a very good oncologist following you. If you don't, now is a
good time to look around for another. And I have found that a survivors
support group and treatment (medication or a therapy) to help decrease the
anxiety are very helpful.
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