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Breasts cancer, spreading to liver. Why vomiting and diarrhea?

My sister has breast cancer and its now spread to the liver and spine she is South Africa. the doctors said her liver is enlarged now. Are there any suppliments that I could buy to help her secondly, what are her chances or how long roughly are we looking at? some days she is constantly vomiting and diarhea all day. please tell me something
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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Hi, breast cancer involving liver needs chemotherapy treatment, provided the bilirubin is normal or less than 1.5 gm/ dl. If that's not the case, we should give her good supportive care, which includes medicines for vomiting, loose motion, and pain. I think you must take her to medical oncologist as the bottom line is , if we can control the disease with chemotherapy we should use it and if not at least we should support her last 2 to 6 months. We can't live her like this. Take care.
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