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Joan,
Thank you for the info on Staten Island.  Best of luck with your husband
George's appt there.
Please keep us posted!

Gwen
-----Original Message-----
From: Joan <zaiger@cdsnet.net>
To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Date: Sunday, March 14, 1999 8:04 AM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Mary !


>Gwen, the staff at Staten Island are the most friendly we have met
anywhere--So far
>we have only talked to them on the phone--My husband has non small cell
lung cancer,
>Stage IV, and has been receiving chemotherapy here in Oregon for a year.
Staten
>Island is the only facility we have heard of that treats metastisized
cancer of any
>kind. There are lots of brands of photodynamic therapy out there, but so
far we have
>been told that they only treat you if you have one tumor site. We have sent
all of
>the information, George has been accepted, and we are waiting for an
appointment
>date. 3,000 miles is a long way to go but worth it. I would never have
known about
>it if  I hadn't been signed on here to the MOLer forum. Lillian and Marty
are two of
>the people here who give us so much information, and they have encouraged
me to look
>in to this for a long time. Thank God for those two people. Their material
indicates
>they have housing (apartments) on a limited availability and we are going
to look
>into that as soon as they call with George's appointment. Good luck to you,
all our
>prayers are with you. Joan
>
>DpozTLC@AOL.COM wrote:
>
>> Gwen,
>>         Go to the web site for Staten Island University Hospital.  There
you can
>> request a video of the body radiosurgery. It's non-invasive and has no
side
>> effects.  You can send records and they will evaluate the case for no fee
and
>> tell you if they think they can help.  By the way, my husband was
diagnosed
>> with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas in Oct '98.  He is in NY right now
>> receiving treatment for what the doctors in Cleveland said was
"untreatable".
>> He is responding well and the tumor is necrotic and dying.  Tell your
loved
>> one that there is always hope.  Good Luck.     Nisi
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