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Pancreatic cancer, symptoms progressing rapidly, vomits bile. Prognosis?

My dad is dying of Pancreatic Cancer . His symptoms seem to be progressing rapidly. About 2 months ago, he was given 3 to 6 months to live. The other day, mom said she gave him some meds the nurse gave for clearing saliva if he needed it. Today I saw him throw up brown bile when we tried to take him for a stroll in his wheel chair. I know his time is short, but was wondering a time frame of how short.
Asked On : Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hi welcome to HCM I am Dr Das
First of all, sorry for your father .
There are some conditions where we doctors are helpless.carcinoma of pancreas is such a condition .
90%patients die within 6 month of diagnosis. So, this is a very hard truth.
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