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cancer common bile duct was posted 06/30/2001 12:57 am by John Little
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My doctor took brushings of my common bile duct and after testing found the cells to be a typical. My grandmother had and died from pancreatic cancer at 66 and my father had cancer in the duct at the head of his pancreas at 66 and is a 6 year survivor after the whipple was performed. My doctor says that this is not considered an inherited disease. Im 50 and a single parent with one daughter only 8. My doctor says he doesnt think its cancer. Seems awfully coincidental I have a problem in the same area and hard to believe its not inherited. I would appreciate any information as to what to expect. Is it inherited ? What are my chances of survival ? ETC

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