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Reply was posted 06/30/2009 09:40 am by Anonymous
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My mom had mass in pancreatic head measuring 5.6 x 5.6. It surrounded and compressed the SMV. Doctors would not do surgery.

We were at Duke - don't know if larger hospitals that deal with pancreatic cancer on more frequent basis would do this type of surgery.

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