Re: [MOL] Re: Emma! [00762] Medicine On Line


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Dear Lillian,

Thank you very much for all these most valuable
information.  I can feel all this love from you and
the forum.  You are an angel.

We are most grateful,
Emma and Jen's family

BTW, I am searching web like mad right now. Love, Emma

--- Lillian <firefly@islc.net> wrote:
>  I had a hunch that it possibly had spread to the
> liver.  Something about
> that old liver just loves to draw cancer cells to
> it.  The good news is if
> need be one does not need a whole liver to function
> properly.
> 
> The thing to remember that with any cancer surgery
> no surgeon no matter how
> good they may be can be 100%  sure they got all the
> cancer.  A itsy teeny
> fragment of a cancer cell could fall back into the
> cavity and there you go
> with round 2.  This is why adjunct therapy (Chemo,
> radiation; etc.) is so
> important.  It catches the little buggers that
> thought they got away.
> 
> One of the best things you can do for your sister
> right now is to get her
> started on guided imagery tapes.  She needs to keep
> herself stress free.
> She has much to learn in this department alone. 
> Solving the Puzzle of
> Fatigue by Belleruth Naparsek, she also has Health
> Journeys, for
> Chemotherapy and Affirmations, Image Pahs, Inc. P.O.
> Box 5714, Cleveland,
> Ohio 33101 (1-800-800-8661.  I think more than
> likely any health food store
> would have some excelent guided imergery tapes. 
> Some of our Molers have
> said when they are having chemo. they sit and think
> of "Pac Man just running
> around gobbling up the cancer cells".
> 
> And if your sister is not a healthy eater, then it's
> time for her to learn
> about the foods that naturally build her immune
> system, the darker the green
> vegtable the better.  When on chemo therapy is is
> not always wise to take
> vit. or herb supplements as some work against the
> chemo.  Your sister should
> let her doctor know everything she puts in her mouth
> to eat.
> 
> It will have to be your choice on if your sister and
> you tell your parents
> about her cancer.  Generally the consensus of this
> group tends to feel that
> timing and honesty are the best policies.  I had a
> dear friend who with held
> from me that she had a re-occurrence and did not
> tell me because I was going
> through too much personally.  While this was
> generous and noble of her, it
> in the end created more stress for me.  She was with
> me all through my
> cancer and denied me the choice to be there for her.
>  I was the last to find
> out and boy did I stewed over all of this.
> 
> We are blessed with wonderful caring, uplifting
> people on our forum; so you
> will be comforted, hugged, and understood here. 
> Warmly, lillian
> 
> 
> We invite you to take a look at our Album.
> www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> 
>   ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures,
> art work and much
> more....
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Emma Wang" <ewang_1@yahoo.com>
> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2000 9:16 PM
> Subject: Re: [MOL] Re: JUDY !
> 
> 
> > Hi Lillian,
> >
> > I am not sure you were addressing to me but I will
> > reply any way.  I hope it is ok with you.
> >
> > My sister had a surgery this past Wednesday and
> found
> > out the cancer in her rectum was too big to be
> > removed.
> > The doctor also found cancer cells in her liver. 
> They
> > diagnosed her to be stage IV. (I was reading 
> colon
> > cancer library I am not sure with the stage IV
> > diagnosis.)  She is pretty young and she did not
> feel
> > any discomfort until October.  She had bowel
> problem
> > since October.  Her doctor now recommends
> radiation
> > and chemo.
> >
> > The whole family is in a state of shock.  My
> parents
> > in their 80s.  She does not want us to tell them.
> We
> > really do not know what to do.  I was so happy to
> find
> > this web site.  I am especially happy to see the
> > emails coming from mol-cancer alis.
> >
> > Hope to hear from you guys soon.
> >
> > Emma
> > --- Lillian <firefly@islc.net> wrote:
> > > Welcome to our forum.  Are you a caregiver or on
> the
> > > cancer journey?
> > > Warmly, lillian
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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