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Discussion BoardSupport groups was posted 03/21/2009 02:31 pm by Audra
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My dad was recently diagnosed with tumors in both his gall bladder and bile
duct. He had surgery about 6 weeks ago and will start chemo next week. This
is all scary and confusing and I feel for you. I have found several groups
(very recently -- today) through facebook. If you are signed up on FB, just
go the groups section and search -- there are several for both bile duct and
gall bladder cancer.
In terms of staging, I've been told this cancer is difficult to stage. The
surgeon's nurse said she thought my dad would probably be Stage II or III.
The oncologist said I or II. Surgery seems to have the best prognosis, so I
will say a little prayer right now that you can get the surgery.
Good luck and God Bless You.
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