Topic: Floating Tumors?
Bile duct cancer was the original diagnosis. Then the tumor invaded the stomach. Recent cat scan showed the tumor was causing the stomach to shrink and thickening the abdominal walls. This is the reason for the pain he suffers and only being able to eat very small amounts of food. This latest scan shows the addition of multiple "floating tumors." Has anyone ever heard of floating tumors? Dr has been waiting for Bob to gain some strength before chemo. But, now he feels there is no time to waste as the cancer has speeded up. He got his first chemo treatment yesterday. This is in hopes of shrinking the tumors to alleviate the chronic pain and allow him to increase the amount of food he consumes. Dr. gave him a prescription for chemo nausea. However when I went to pick it up was told the insurance had turned it down. Cost $770.00. They are supposed to call his Dr. today. I guess to encourage the Dr. to prescribe something that is not so expensive.
If anyone has any info. on stomach cancer from Bile Duct cancer I would really appreciate anything you can tell me. Irene, Bob's wife.