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(4 replies, posted in Introductions!)

Hi Kate...

Thank you...! It really touches my heart to know that my family and I are not alone. I pray hard that I'll be able to write good news about my father in law one day. He's still very weak at present and the jaundice is still there. We're building him up at the same time with all the recommended nutritional diet to prepare him for surgery. I will certainly update his condition here from time to time. I pray that you mum will remain well and strong and all the good things for you and your family...

smile sya

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(4 replies, posted in Introductions!)

Hi Jules,

Thank you for your words of encouragement. Yes...we have identified a good hepatobiliary surgeon here who also does liver transplant in Kuala Lumpur. Our other option will be in Singapore. In the meantime, we're praying hard that his serum bilirubin will come down soon. At present it's very very high - 500!!! So, there's no way surgery can be done. His appetite is still very poor and he has become very depressed. But we're not giving up. After reading about your Dad and all the others in this website, I know there's always HOPE...

And I hope, and pray, that God will bless all of us.

Thank you Jules.

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(4 replies, posted in Introductions!)

Dear All...

My name is Sya. My father in-law is 70 years of age and was healthy and fit with no medical problems until recently when he was diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma. He's currently hospitalised for jaundice and the surgeons had inserted a drain percutaneously to remove the bile (their attemps to cannulate the bile duct via ERCP failed). There is a plan for surgery but they will only do it once his jaundice subsided. His appetite is very poor and it's sad to see him deteriorating slowly.

I was searching through the net looking for alternative treatments for him and I was so happy when I came across this website. I'm from Malaysia. Most of the things that were mentioned are hard to get in my part of the world. I wonder if any of my new friends here can help me...I really want him to get well and continue to do what he has been doing.

Thank you very much for reading....
May God bless us all...