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by morefaith on Fri Aug 09, 2013 01:34 AM
Please pray for my father. He has been very healthy but was diagnosed with cancer that is already in advanced stage a few weeks ago. The doctor decided to perform a surgery for him next week. I hope he can recover well after that big surgery although I am aware it can be very challenging.
He has been a very kind person in his whole life. He loves to help others and always put himself with the lowest priority. He has always been there for me and he always has the answers to my questions.
by IAmLydia on Fri Aug 09, 2013 03:56 AM
Of course I will add your father, you and your family to my prayers. He sounds like a wonderful man who is obviously very important to you. Peace be with you.
by morefaith on Fri Aug 09, 2013 09:52 PM
I really apreciate this...
by cpmty on Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:59 PM
Hi, I don't know what kind of cancer your dad has. I just going to suggest you check other alternative treatments and choose more than one ... and be sure you don't let anyone to try to sell you the moon. Use you common sense. youtube has a lot of alternative treatments. Essiac tea, Gerson protocol, herbs and plants that can help his immune system etc. also RICK SIMPSON hemp oil which I heard many people had good results. vitamine B17, and also in this link a message board check for one called ' SALVESTROLS AT WORK (or solvestrols )-lots of comments- they have peopl who can help you and give you ideas, you can also read some of their messages to see if any insterest you. Be sure if you decide to use an alternative treatment/protocol (together with the doctors treatment) you choose more than one. In the mean time we will pray for your Dad. Remember good spirit and positive thinking it is very very important... don't let him get depress. He need to have hope and all negative thoughts should be remove.
by morefaith on Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:59 AM
Thanks so much for all the great advices.
He has cancer in his main bile duct. There is no way to detect such cancer in advance. He is 81 years old and his annual physical exams have always been very good. His cancer is not spread in other area in his body.
The doctor he has is very good. In general, they would not even consider surgery for people at this age. Since he has been so healthy they considered.
He has been very positve about the condition. He is the one that encourages me not to be afraid. I have so much I need to learn from him.
He has always been there for me. I will stay strong for him from now on.
by morefaith on Sun Aug 11, 2013 07:19 PM
You always walked me to school when it snowed when I was little. You always encouraged me to be brave. I know there is a big battle in front of you and you seemed a bit nervous even though you don't want to show it. It is time for me to hold your hands now and help you go through this difficult time. Please don't be afraid as there are lots of nice people out there praying for you. God will hear our prayers.
We all love you very much!
by Voicefrom1630 on Sun Aug 11, 2013 08:31 PM
Make sure the Doctors are experienced, there is a main bile duct which ports into the duodenum. That area is called Ampulla of Vater. The widened portion of the duct through which the bile and pancreatic juices enter the intestine. Ampulla is a Latin word for a bottle with a narrow neck that opens into a wide body.
If this is the area in question..the Whipple procedure should work fine. A very experienced surgeon can tell you quickly if your father is a candidate. Dr. Eric Kortz is one such surgeon. Look him up, and if you can travel with your father take him to see Eric.
by morefaith on Sun Aug 11, 2013 09:22 PM
Thanks so much for the information. This doctor is very experienced as he is with a very famous unversity in this area. He has been in this field for 20+ years. My Dad is 80 and he has never been sick. The doctor told me he can perform the surgery. He also said that he would treat my father just like his own.
I think the tumor is in the main bile duct.
I really appreciate the information...
by tajit on Mon Jul 14, 2014 06:33 PM
I will pray for him and you! Are you/he cooperating- no smoking around him- nicotine consticts the blood vessles and prevents medicne and healthy blood from getting to and fighting the cancer. Keep him happy-comedies, jokes- endorphines relieve pain and makes the body just feel better. Laughter is arobic exercise for the inside of the body, let him know you care, cut out all harsh foods-fatty red meats, milk, GMOs', the body/the liver need to rest to better deal with all the toxins in his body-especially if he goes on chemo, eat more berries-raspberries, tart cherries, blue berries and have a small juice glass of purple grape juice in the morning and at night-anti viral, if he can tolerate it Thymic Formula may help-it replaces the hormones that the body stops producing when it is stresses-helps the immune system and normal body system activities.it did me. Always give him Hope, don't let the drs tell him he's ging to die- we all will die some time but if they take aways his hope he will let go sooner than later. Hope gives him something to fight for and you give him something to survive for. Gods love and grace are being directed towards him. Love in Christ.
by AnnieWho on Tue Jul 14, 2015 04:13 PM
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