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My husband Ed was just diagnosed today with pancreatic cancer. He is 58 and this is the first time in the 20years we have been together that he has been hospitalized. He had flu-like symtoms with diarrea and lack of appetite. He started turning yellow Valentine's weekend (we were in Jamaca as a special treat-he loves Belefonte). Monday AM ultrasound to check for gall-stone blocking duct, 2-3cm mass noted on pancreaus. Ct-scan and ultrasound done then today an external drain for bile since mass occluding bile duct. Surgeon in tonight to discuss options. He will be studying ct-scan and other tests to see if mass is operable. Wish us luck!!! We are both scared!! I can not even imagine not having him in my life (I'm 50 and a Respiratory therapist)


Posted 03/13/2002 09:55 pm by LYNNE HERMANSON
E-mail Address: karaoke51@yahoo.com

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