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Re: How much time?

Postby Dandygal76 » Tue Jun 21, 2016 3:26 pm

Louise... she needs to understand if that happens at {name removed - moderator} is that this 6-12 months is what all the consultants throw at you. Everyone is different and they go by median statistics (I won't start right now on the technicalities of that). We have seen people on here extend to 3 years and I have seen stories of people going well beyond that. I know it is a rare event but google "pancreatic cancer stage IV success stories" - why should your mum in law not be the lucky one. The statistics that there are now does not cover forfirinox or abraxane and new treatments adequately. Your mum in law is not a statistic even though on a realistic level she is in a perilous position. There is hope and all is not lost yet - this is her own path she will tread and who knows what the future holds for you all. x