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MY DAD WAS DIAGNOSED STAGE IV IN AUGUST 1998. HE WAS GIVEN 3-5 MONTHS AND TOLD NOTHING COULD BE DONE AS THE TUMOR WAS INOPERABLE AND HAD SPREAD TO THE LIVER AND LYMPH SYSTEM. INSTEAD OF RADIATION AND CHEMO MY FATHER DECIDED TO GO WITH ALTERNATIVE AND HOMEOPATHY. HE IS ALSO TRIED THE BOVINE CARTILAGE THAT WAS INTRODUCED BY DR. PRUDDEN. TODAY WE ARE LOOKING AT THE FUTURE. DAD HAS LOST ABOUT 40LBS TOTAL AND IS LIVING A GOOD QUALITY LIFE. HE CONTINUES TO ATTEMPT VACATIONS AND FAMILY OUTINGS AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE.DAD EVEN CONTINUES TO WALK OUTSIDE ON A DAILY BASIS. HE DOES GET FATIGUED AND WEAK QUITE OFTEN. HE NEEDS TO REST EVERYDAY FOR STRENGTH. IT HAS BEEN 14 MONTHS SINCE HIS DIAGNOSIS AND BETWEEN OUR FAITH AND PRAYERS AND HERBAL REMEDIES WE ARE HOPING THAT HE STAYS WITH US FOR QUITE SOME TIME TO COME.RECENT CT SCANS AND BLOOD WORK (10/4/99) SHOW THAT THE TUMOR HAS GROWN LESS THAN 5% AND HIS BLOOD TEST ARE LOW BUT NOT COMPLETELY OUT OF THE NORMAL LOWS. A GOOD SIGN. SO WE SAY KEEP THE FAITH AND SPEND AS MUCH TIME AS POSSIBLE WITH FAMILY. MY DAD HAS SURPRISED ALL INCLUDING THE CONVENTIONAL DOCTORS WHO DIDN'T GIVE HIM MUCH TIME. MAYBE THERE IS SOMETHING TO BE SAID ABOUT HERBS VITAMINS AND BOVINE CARTILAGE, MA


Posted 10/08/1999 02:11 pm by MANUELA
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