Diagnosed in february, stage III with possible mets to nearby lymph nodes. Chemo and radiation began in late march. Surgery in june 2013. Toughest thing I've ever done! Spent 4 weeks in icu due to pneumonia, blood clot complications and leaking issues. Have been in and out of hospital since. Had egd done 4 days ago 8/17/13 to remove food that was stuck, felt like I was choking. Unable to vomit. Have dry heaves 24/7 and dumping syndrome is aweful. 6 weeks post op had jtube removed. Have since lost 12 #. Weighed 170 in april 2012. Now weigh 129. Its a long hard road.
Years since diagnosed:5