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Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

What is Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome?

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome is a rare genetic disease characterized by the development of benign hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract.

 

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome is a rare genetic disease characterized by the development of benign hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract.
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Hi Trifley Created by Stephanie
Last updated 14 Oct 2008, 03:11 PM

Posted by Stephanie
14 Oct 2008, 03:11 PM

I hope you get this message. I just read your member bio and I relate to your experience. I was diagnosed in 1972 at age 16, though I'd already had polyp surgery in 1957. Since then I've had scopes for polyps plus cervical cancer, ovarian cystadenoma and breast cancer. Yes, it's all PJS, though the GI folks don't always tell us that. In 2000 I started an online support group for PJS people, that is free and supported by a wonderful nonprofit, Association of Cancer Online Resources (acor.org). Go there, click on p for PJS and subscribe to meet about 250 PJS people from around the world. Many members in Australia know the resources and meet up. I'm pretty busy with my health and that group, but do check messages here. You can also write to me at pj4steph@aol.com TIA for your patience, I don't always respond quickly. healing hugs, Stephanie

Hi Don Created by Stephanie
Last updated 25 Sep 2008, 01:04 AM

Posted by Stephanie
25 Sep 2008, 01:04 AM

Well, that's lousy about your daughter. I've had surgery for polyps and also breast cancer. Luckily I've lived a long time with PJS, even though it's sometimes been difficult. Several years ago I started on online support group for people with PJS and JPS through Association of Cancer Online Resources (acor.org). It's been a great source of support & information. I'm not sure about this rareshare "community", I joined so I could meet other PJS people. What about you? Is your daughter the only one with PJS in your family? I will keep her in my healing thoughts. – Stephanie

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome Created by Stephanie
Last updated 24 Sep 2008, 09:41 PM

Posted by dskrap
24 Sep 2008, 09:41 PM

Hi Stephanie, I am the father of a 29 year old daughter who has Peutz-Jehgers. She was diagnosed in 2005 with the metatstatic colon cancer. Just in the last 2 months we have learned that the cause of her cancer was PJS. At this point all efforts to stop the spread of the disease have failed. She probably won't last much longer. I was wondering what your experience has been. Thanks Don

Posted by Stephanie
17 Sep 2008, 04:15 AM

If you should find this message and wish to email about PJS, please write. thanks, Stephanie

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