colon cancer also liver pancreas

  1. I was wondering if anyone can give me info on colon cancer which has spread to the liver and pancreas? my mil had resection yesterday and i will be caring for her when she goes home. any info at all will be helpful( because im L&D nurse and know very little aboutcancer)

    Thanks!! jama
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  3. by   NRSKarenRN
    Multiple cancer resources here:
    Last edit by Joe V on Dec 2, '12
  4. by   prn nurse
    And a painful surgery. Will they start chemo? I think just play it by ear and see what she can tolerate p.o. I have seen ensure work miracles with people as far as building up their strength. If they will only drink one ounce an hour, they don''t get burned out on it and eventually will work up to 2 ounces...lotsa nutrition. I would say a lot of TLC and comfort measures and listening skills right now.