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Discussion BoardDenise was posted 05/06/2001 08:34 pm by Martha
E-mail Address: MMcafee404@aol.com
Your dad's story sounds so hauntingly familiar to my mom's story. They did
try Gemzar but only after we insisted--it was pointless, especially since the
cancer had already invaded the liver. But we did keep hoping and praying. My
mother lived for sixty days after we were told the cancer had came back via
the pathology report.
I wish I could be uplifting Denise, honestly I do. I hate to see anyone go
through what we've been through. But this cancer is such an insidious one
that there really isn't much hope to give. I can offer you my prayers however
and I most certainly will do that tonight.
Today is one week since my mother passed and it's such a horrible feeling.
All day I've done nothing but lie around and feel sick inside.
My mother struggled so hard to live and we kept thinking she would be one of
the lucky ones since she was so strong and healthy otherwise but it was not
We did start her on a special vitamin program and I ordered the Moss report
to see if there were alternative treatments but to no avail...by the time she
was finally diagnosed there wasn't enough time to try these things, and even
the vitamins were too much for her to handle...she had so much nauseu and the
jaundice was just awful. Towards the last few weeks she became so swollen, in
the abdomen, legs and feet that she was unable to get out of bed to even walk
across the room...it was horrible to witness.
Three days before she died she was still hoping to be one of the lucky
ones...now I realise that in the end she was...she went to heaven where these
types of things don't happen...and where health is restored and happiness is
If I can lend an ear or a shoulder do not hesitate to write me.
I am really sorry Denise...really, really sorry.
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