It is with great sadness that my mom and our family learned that she has metastatic pancreatic cancer. She has the more common form of pancreatic cancer- ductal adenocarcinom
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We had a setback today which hopefully will be temporary. My mom could not start chemotherapy and is in the hospital
This will hopefully be a shorter update tonight for you all since bottom line, we are still waiting. My mom was feeling a bit better today with pain finally under more con
So, I think this really will be a short update because we do not know much more. As planned, my mother had a minor procedure today to remove fluid from her abdomen. They
This actually will be a short update- I know, famous last words. Basically, we do not have more news today. They think that she probably has an infection from the init
Again we are just waiting for my mom’s white blood cell count to return to normal levels and for her to feel a bit stronger and better. Good news though- her white blood c
My mom’s blood cell count came down again! Now it is at 28,000. Still high, but they think the antibiotics are working. The levels may never be completely normal
The white blood cell count, our rough gauge of the infection, continues to go down. The infectious disease doctor we like (who calls my mom “Dr. Bianchi”) stopped
Today my mom had another good day. She was very glad to see her youngest brother, my uncle Ric, in the morning. He thoughtfully brought her an album of photos. He
My mom had a pretty good day today. Her pain was a bit worse, but her white blood cells have continued to come down. Sorry for missing the count yesterday, but today,