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I am a 36 year old Divorced male with 3 kids.In April of 2001 I was diagnosed with PC.When my doctor told me that I had pancreatic carcinoma,I had no idea what he was talking about.I had never heard of it before that moment.I had been an insulin dependent diabetic for 10 years prior to that.So I asked my doctor what all this meant since my pancreas didnt produce any insulin anyway why dont we just take it out and whatever this carcinoma is with it.Thats when he told me that it was inoperable and that it was terminal.He told me that because of my young age and otherwise good health that I would have 16 months to live.That was 10 months ago and unfortunately, despite all the miserable treatments and procedures it looks as though he was right,barring some miracle,which I am confident will occur.However if it doesnt I intend to enjoy the remainder of my life here in the Pacific Northwest.Portland Or area.If there are any questions that I can answer for any of you,please dont hesitate to ask.

Posted 02/05/2002 10:00 pm by Karl
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