Topic: Any new hope?
Hello. I am the mom of a beautiful girl named Amanda who lost her life at 21 years old to intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, something we had never heard of. She was on the dean's list at NAU in her sophomore year when she suddenly became ill. "Not feeling well". Pain in her right side and fever. She was diagnosed March of 2011 and she left us on March16th 2012. We had the best reasearch doctor, went through 3 different types of chemo treatments and nothing helped. We were Hopeful til 5 days before we lost her, when we found out that her then current treatment, erbitux was not working either.
I am so saddened that there is nothing that can treat, even slow down this monster. Is there a rise among young adults with this cancer? Did we miss something or is their simply nothing that can be done? I have read everything I can regarding this cancer. Just seems there there is no good news regarding this type of cancer.