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chemo combinations was posted 11/01/2010 09:22 am by Rebecca
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Husband diagnosed Oct. 09...3.8 cm tumor. On gemzar, tarceva, and oxiliplatin until early January- little reduction in tumor and discovered to have wrapped around portal vein and SMV abutting. Did GTX from Jan-March. Reduced somewhat..to about 3.1 cm. Still abutting and no surgery option. JHU suggested doing Gemzar and radiation through mid May. CT scan early June. Tumor reduced and removed at 1.4 cm. on June 23.

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