Topic: Cisplatin plus Gemcitabine versus Gemcitabine for Biliary Tract Cancer

New in the New England Journal of Medicine:

I can verify this worked for my Mom.  At diagnosis she was Stage IV with lung mets and this was the first chemo she had.  She lived almost exactly one year after diagnosis.  The original prognosis was "maybe 2 months"



http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/363/2/198-b

Pam

My Mom lost her one year battle with CC on April 3, 2009.

"A prognosis is simply an audit of how truly precious each day is.  Live each day to the maximum, celebrate what was, and what is - Don't spend your life looking forward to what will or might be." .... words of wisdom from my beloved son on hearing of his grandmother's CC prognosis.