Stomach Cancer: Fainted and In ICU After One Chemo

Language:  Hokkien

Lisa is a 35-year-old Indonesian lady. In October 2009, she passed out black stools. She went for medical treatment and seemed to be alright. But in January 2010, a CT scan showed a thickening of the gastric antral wall, consistent with the clinical findings of carcinoma. She went for an operation to remover her stomach. The histopathology dated 12 January 2010 confirmed a diffucse type of adenocarcinoma of stomach, T2N1M1, Stage 4. After 1 cycle of chemotherapy, she fainted and was admitted to the ICU. She was discharged four days later, but could hardly remember many things. She recovered only after one month.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s