Deb Carlson

First post: Mar 31, 2018 Latest post: Apr 20, 2018
Earlier this  year, I began feeling sharp stomach pain, and on March 30th, after a series of visits, scans, and consultations, received the devastating diagnosis of a very rare pancreatic cancer called "acinic cell carcinoma'.  Less than 1% of pancreatic cancer patients have this form of cancer, and there is no cure.   Current tests are being done as doctors suspect that the cancer may have mutated and spread.    They won't know this for a few weeks as tests are ongoing.

I am a Warrior Chick, and am fighting for time with my loved ones and for every moment to enjoy the people and world around me.   I remain hopeful as I continue to be taking care of myself and spending time with everyone, and now must balance that with chemotherapy, doctors appointments, the side effects of medication and chemo, and continued pain. 

I appreciate the love and support from everyone.  I am trying to keep up with text and email responses, but know that I just am not able to respond immediately most of the time.

Friends and family helping me update this page, so please check for updates.  Thank you for your friendship and support - it means the world to me.  


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