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    So sorry you're having to deal with this when you...

    So sorry you're having to deal with this when you should be looking forward to nothing more than getting married.

    I can't help much with the book but just wanted to let you know we're all here for...
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    Mallory--- the stent is a hollow tube that is...

    Mallory--- the stent is a hollow tube that is inserted in the esophagus and into the stomach (if tumor is near there). It does not contract the way your esophagus does to take food down into the...
  3. No one has had experience with night sweats etc??

    No one has had experience with night sweats etc??
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    The stent will expand gradually, and he would be...

    The stent will expand gradually, and he would be sedated for the insertion. Depending on where his cancer is in the esophagus, it may or may not help very much. My dad has a stomach tumour that is...
  5. Visiting nurse mentioned that Dad's heart rate is...

    Visiting nurse mentioned that Dad's heart rate is increasing each week. Some of his tumors are on the left side of the chest, and have collapsed the bottom lobe of the left lung, so I wonder if they...
  6. Update: My Dad is now having more pain, still...

    Update: My Dad is now having more pain, still trying to eat but his color doesn't look as good. He has also started to have night sweats -- not drenching ones, but wakes up damp all over. As well,...
  7. Thread: i need an advice

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    If a vitamin sold over the counter could cure...

    If a vitamin sold over the counter could cure cancer, I think it would be more widely known. Please do not take this type of advice.
  8. Thanks. My Dad is doing well still, eating...

    Thanks. My Dad is doing well still, eating better than he was for sure, but having difficulty with some foods. He's holding his own so well at the moment that I am thinking I can go home for at...
  9. Dad has Stage IV stomach cancer - up and down health

    My Dad was diagnosed in early 2013 with Stage IV stomach cancer located up near the esophagus, which had spread to lymph nodes outside the stomach and also to lungs. He did palliative chemo...
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