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by Desso
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Latest CT scan - conflicting result
Replies: 0
Views: 5009

Latest CT scan - conflicting result

Got my CT scan results a couple of weeks ago. It is now 26 months since I stopped chemo before surgery in June 2017, and 2 ½ years since I was diagnosed with PC w/7 or 8 metastases in the liver. CT shows no sign of the cancer growing in my liver or around the tail of the pancreas where I had surgery...
by Desso
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Distal pancreatectomy operation
Replies: 3
Views: 3806

Re: Distal pancreatectomy operation

Dear Sophie, I don't think you should worry too much. I had distal pancreatectomy to include removing the spleen 18 months ago due to pancreatic cancer. I am 53 and recovered pretty fast. Removed the stitches after 2 1/2 week, and was actually swimming in the ocean the week after. No heavy lifting f...
by Desso
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Just diagnosed
Replies: 28
Views: 18684

Re: Just diagnosed

Very sorry about your diagnose Theresa, but as many already has posted there is hope. I am 53 and was diagnosed with PC stage IV in December 2016. My chemo treatment was very effective, and I was able to convince my medical team to perform surgery and remove the primary tumor after 9 cycles of folfi...
by Desso
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Experience and perspectives on surgery for stage IV Pancreatic Cancer.
Replies: 1
Views: 8383

Experience and perspectives on surgery for stage IV Pancreatic Cancer.

I am diagnosed with stage 4 Acinar Carcinom with the tumor at the tail of the pancreas w/metastasis to the liver. I am very interested in experience and perspectives on surgery of stage 4 patients, understanding that it is a complicated question where each case might be different. I am currently bei...

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