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Are organs failing?

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    Michelem
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      My husband has had an inability to urinate and his abdomen fills with fluid . . . he had a procedure to drain it yesterday but it is almost back to the same uncomfortable level today. Doc says the ipi is not keeping ahead of the aggressive spread of the cancer, and is going to try Temodar, then add the ipi back in. He said the fluid in abdomen is a sign of the effect of cancer spread, not a side effect of the ipi.

      I am, like to many others here, in very great fear. Has anyone else had a situation like this, and how was it overcome?   mm

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