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Renal Cell Carcinoma

Last year, my dad had a kidney removed after bleeding so much he became anemic. It took the urologist a month or two to decide to remove the kidney. In it, they found and RCC tumor. They also noted that there were six "spots" in his lungs. Here we are a year later and finally, dad has seen an oncologist. His advice . . . find a hospice, you're 83 yro, in stage 4 of RCC and it is in your lungs.

The other day, he threw up what I first suspected was bile. He'd not had a bm in 4 days. However, it was not the green/yellow I'd seen before. This was a clear dark brown, no particulate visible to the naked eye. It seemed to be the same color and consistency of what was leaking out of him.

Does anyone have an opinion on what the heck I saw? The hospice nurse seemed stumped.
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