A 25-year-old female asked:
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a friend, stage 4 pancreatic cancer, 1yr. pain, machine controls her digestion, chemo 7 mo, tumors in pancreas & liver. in hospital 3 wks now. dying?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Unfortunately: your friend has a fatal disease,
Answered on May 8, 2019
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Bad news: While no person can say how long your friend has, you paint a pretty grim picture. I am very sorry. Be with her and help her last days be as good as possible. God bless.
Answered on Sep 2, 2014
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