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Gina was posted 08/31/2008 10:01 pm by Anonymous
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A neuroendocrine cancer specialist would most probably do more blood work to find out the functioning status. They can also learn a great deal from the pathology of the tumor they take out. Some neuro tumor specialists can (and I would certainly try to insist) send some tumor off for chemo sensitivity tests. I hope you don't have to go through chemo, but it would be very benecicial to know the chemo's that may work. You will certainly have to be followed often with at least blood tests, if not ct scans, for a long time. Sorry about this journey you are on. I hope the surgery is a cure, but that is relatively rare with this kind of tumor. Michael may know more about the seeding problems with this cancer. The docs will know much more from the tumor if you decide to go with the surgery.

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