... Are you pretty sure that liver cancer was the primary, because you suggest that his spine had tumour in it, and liver cancer rarely spreads to the spine. ... (9 replies)
... Love is a funny thing hun it can lead you were sometimes u know u shouldnt go but I believe u did the right thing because when its all said and done u know u loved him dearly and did all u could to give him one more day of hope rather for him or u giving up doesnt come natrually so please dont beat ur self up Ill keep u all in my prayers please feel free to write me anytime... (7 replies)
... Hi, everyone. My 54 year old husband was diagnosed Last Tuesday with Pancreatic Cancer. On thanksgiving day, his off and on abdominal pain (several years of it) became severe and constant. Since then he's lost 74 pounds and is unable to eat, just takes milkshakes.
He had his first round of Gemzar Wednesday, and did well. The oncologist also order MS Contin for the pain with... (7 replies)
... the hospital but hasnt since he's come home.We didnt need the morphine last nite so I think he's doing better. ... (13 replies)
... last final days she ended up in the hospital because of severe abdominal pain which when they did a cat scan there was a blockage in her intestines and also the cancer had spread to her liver. ... (5 replies)
... I dont know that much about kidney or bone cancer so i dont know if the symptons will be the same..... ... (11 replies)
... I'm so sorry you had such a bad experience with Hospice. Given the same situation again you would probably not consider using Hospice, but, I'm hoping my story may change that. My sister and I (thankfully) had just the opposite experience as you and your Mom. We are in upstate NY and our local Hospice was great - Mom said she wanted to be at home and they provided an LPN... (9 replies)
I'm so sorry to hear about your Mother's illness. My Mom also had small cell lung cancer with metastises (sp?) to the liver. She was diagnosed in August of 2004 and after three rounds of chemo, and no regression or slowing of the disease spread - her decision was to stop treatment on April 20, 2005, and enter Hospice. She lived a week under Hospice care, and... (9 replies)
... Well, I have a few answers. My father has had a tumour in his liver for a little over three years. The doctor brushed it off as depression. He was on anti's, and T3's for stomach pains until about eight months ago. ... (9 replies)
... Well, it's official. The doctors told us yesterday that with Walter's condition as bad as it is, he's lucky if he has six months left.
We have decided to stop the chemotherapy and radiation and enjoy what time we have left together. The trouble is, Walter is severly debilitated by his cancer. Not the treatment, the cancer. The parts of the body it is affecting, the spine... (6 replies)
... recovery during their careers. Cancer can be a formidable opponent, there is no denying that, but you have to hold on to your hope and never stop believing in miracles. ... (32 replies)
... I see thats comforting right now she is very aware, her only problem is the pain of course but she has pain patches, not morphine i forgot the name. Also she is taking pills when the patch fails. Vicodin to be exact. Is their any hope for live if she has metastic cancer? ... (32 replies)