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.

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