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intra-arterial chemo was posted 07/29/2010 08:04 pm by kathy
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one lives in Alabama (6 yrs. cancer free) the other lives in South Dakota (10 yrs. cancer free) intra-arterial chemo is direct infusion into the pancreas and liver (if there are liver mets) makes sense in theory since both of these organs are very dense and it takes a lot of drug via systemic chemo for 'some' of it to reach those organs, which is partially why this is such an insidious cancer. Both of these survivors had stage 4 with liver mets, very high markers,

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