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Discussion BoardReply was posted 08/23/2005 09:52 pm by Anonymous
Ask your Dr. about photodynamic therapy. My husband John was dx'd with the
same thing. Where was his tumor located? John's was in the bile duct where
they join into one. The pdt worked well. It got the tumor but as you know it
You are correct the cancer will not kill him but the infections probably
will. John was just in hospital 7 days on IV antibiotics and was sent home
with at least 10 more days that a nurse has trained us to do. If he makes it
over this he's going to have internal radiation to try and keep the cancer at
Our Dr. Renner is in Los Angeles and he is the # 1 specialist in the country
on BDC. His # is 310-556-7747, maybe your Dr. can talk to him.
Good luck to you both....spend as much time together as possible, I know how
much you are hurting right now, I send you to you a hug.
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