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Surgery possibilities was posted 09/05/2007 07:20 am by Peter
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There are surgeons who are able to do a resection when the tumor, usually a Klatskins at that location, involves the portal vein. Please consider getting a second opinion. I had a successful resection, including part of my portal vein, with clear margins 4 years ago at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington Mass. The surgeon, an amazing and wonderful human being, was Dr Roger Jenkins.


I believe this surgery is now also being done at other major cancer centers that have experience with Cholangio. The experience part is key!



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