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Dee H was posted 08/25/2002 11:58 am by mrs
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It is hard to answer how long with bile duct cancer. My dad has been over four years with only mets to the liver after his whipple surgery. Walter Payton had primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) which spread to bile duct cancer. He was on the transplant list, but didn't get a liver in time and got the cancer from what I read. My dad is currently in a hospital and the doctors here do live donor liver transplants for several years now which is the best way to treat PSC.

My father was on a chemo combo of gemzar and xeloda. If you click on the top of this board for the pancreatic chat group, there are other treatments being used that have done well for others. Panceatic and bile duct cancers are treated very similar. Mary

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