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Sharon was posted 08/18/2002 12:31 am by mrs
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Has your husband had a CT scan and a CA 19-9 blood test? Together these tests should show some indication of bile duct cancer. Has he also had an upper endoscopy done? If there is an obstruction he would need a stent put in to open the duct up. That can be done with an upper endoscopy procedure. Does he have jaundice? That is a sign of blockage in the bile duct.

Did you get back a pathology report on the gall bladder that was taken out or the removed lymph nodes? Also ask your physician how experienced they are with bile duct cancer. Hope you get some answers and its not cancer.

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