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CAROLINE - Husband dtx 2008
My husband was diagnoised January 2008 with stage IV pancreatic cancer at
59-years old. He was not a surgical candidate since there was vein
involvement and mets throughout his abdominal caviety. He never complains
and had only one or two very bad moments. The first, the day he received the
news and the second time when he thought he would not make his daughter's
He began treatment with gemzar and tarceva, then gemzar and oxiliplatin. He
did very well on these combinations. Our greatest challenge was the
recurring bowel obstructions.
As I write, he has a JG-peg and has not been eating for two months. He
receives a 100% of his nutrition in the form of TPN administered over a
12-hour period. He also now receives pain control through a second lumin on
his PIC line.
He is an inspiration and a joy in my life.
Posted 11/28/2008 12:07 pm by Caroline
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