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Diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer, had vomiting during chemo, on stomach tube, has difficulty in drinking and passing bowels. Prognosis?

MY SISTER HAS STAGE 4 STOMACH CANCER WAS TOLD ABOUT IT 11 MONTHS AGO.SHE WAS GETTING CHEMO THEN IT STOPPED WORKING THEY TRIED A SECOND AND SHE STARTED VOMITING AND IS NOW IN THE HOSPTIAL.SHE HAD A NG TUBE DOR 6 DAYS AND NOW THEY PUT IN A STOMACH TUBE TODAY.SHE CANNOT EAT OR DRINK AND CANNOT GO TO THE BATROOM AT ALL BOWEL..HOW LONG CAN SHE GO ON THIS WAY? SINCERLY..MARYLNN
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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Hi
We are sorry to see the state of affairs -
It is not possible to say how long - but it will not be long / Nothing is being now done - could be done - for the disease but supportive measures
God bless her
Good luck
Answered: Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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