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    Rodensir
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      Sorry you have to deal with this and I understand your feelings.

      You never know.

      Six years back I had similar predictions I did clinical studies at NIH that were with some of same drugs you are trying and things sort of worked out.  Once I understood the statistics I made sure to plan out a course of action that would provide my loved ones with the best.  I then made sure there was nothing unsaid that I wanted to have said to all my loved ones.  Then with calm that comes from accepting what I could not change myself I gave myself up for treatment and made the best of the situation that I could.  I rode a bicycle across the country my son, paddled the Mississippi in a canoe with my wife and then walked the Appalachian Trail with my dog, for no other reason than those things turned my crank, and I could do them.  

      Sorry I have no way to predict what treatment works best, what foods to eat, what church to go or other stuff.  The only secret I can give you is to view this time as a gift for you to love the ones you do, let those people love you back, and do the stuff you love to do that you can and undergo treatments as best you can.  I found cancer support groups helped me a lot reach this point so I do recommend them, but they are not a cure all. 

      Best of luck.

      Allan

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