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Reply was posted 11/01/2009 01:57 am by Teresa Peace
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I had Distal 6 years ago.My tumor was on the body and tail of the pancreas.I have to agree with another posters comments.Its depends on what type of tumor you have? If its on the head then Whipple is done.We have alot of Whipple and Distal survivors that post here.If you go to the search feature at the top of this page.Type in Distal you will see all the post and type in Whipple and you will also see the post.Here's a link you may want to visit that can help how alot on Pancreatic Cancer.With some of your concerns. www.pancan.org phone number is 1-877-272-6226 hope this helps.Good luck and always seek a second opinion .Keep checking back here for other post alot of helpfull caregivers-patients post here.We just need some more info about what type of tumor and where is the tumor located? The more we know the better advice we can give you.

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