Geraldine Williams | CaringBridge

Geraldine Williams

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  Hello.  My story.  Tired and very vague symptoms December 2015.  Saw a gastroenterologist and a family doctor.  Had mulitple ultra sounds and blood work. All normal on January 24.  Five weeks later diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and mets to liver.  That diagnosis was April 2016, Whipple surgery May 2016, June 2016 chemo therapy of abrazane and gemzar thru October 2016.  Cancer began  spreading  further in multiple spots in  liver (3 phase CT scan).   November 2016 switched chemo to Onivyde, Leucovorin, and 5FU on portable pump (fanny pack) for 46 hours, every two weeks.  After two treatments my cancer markers came down from 4000 to 147.  Right sided abdominal pain gone.   Fortunately I have been able to eat well since the Whipple surgery.  Nonetheless, my weight remains at about 113,  which is 21 pounds light from my normal.  So that's it.  
  Can anyone relate?  Thank you for listening.

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