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Discussion BoardThaksk Mrs. and Peter was posted 07/16/2007 01:45 pm by Chris M
thanks for the information. I have had a full C/T scan and ultrasound that
did not show any other tumors. My docs have said the tumor marker tests have
not indicated any cancer but they are not 100% reliable.
I am out in San Francisco with UCSF and my doctor is specilaized with cancer
surgery and liver transplantation, etc.
The docs are unsure if the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes which is why
they are doing this second surgery. It is helpful to know that waiting will
not necessarily be a problem. I am still quite sore from the first surgery.
Thanks for the link to that website. This is very helpful. I have friends
at Mt. Sinai in NYC that are specilaists in this area so they are doing the
second opinion. It is just soooo scary given the prognosis is so challenging
if it has spread beyone the gallbladder. The docs are 'cautiously
optimistic.' My wife, of course, is having a real hard time with this
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