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Gerald was posted 06/01/2000 04:34 pm by Josephine
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Hi, Have you been told you have cancer in the tail of the pancreas? The pain in the upper abdomen that radiates to the back was a symptom I had before I was diagnosed with islet cell carcinoma of the pancreas in the tail.Some people here have it in the tail, but it is an adenocarcinoma. My type of cancer has some drugs available that are effective, much more so than for the adeno cancers. I have survived in a good state of health for 21 yrs after my diagnosis. I am cancer free. Some people still do die of my type of cancer. If you know or find out that you have an adenocarcinoma, the outlook is not as good, but is still hopeful. Others will have to tell you about that. I have never had pancreatitus, but I think it would produce the same type of pain I had. It is not Hi, Have you been told you have cancer in the tail of the pancreas? The pain in the upper abdomen that radiates to the back was a symptom I had before I was diagnosed with islet cell carcinoma of the pancreas in the tail.Some people here have it in the tail, but it is an adenocarcinoma. My type of cancer has some drugs available that are effective, much more so than for the adeno cancers. I have survived in a good state of health for 21 yrs after my diagnosis. I am cancer free. Some people still do die of my type of cancer. If you know or find out that you have an adenocarcinoma, the outlook is not as good, but is still hopeful. Others will have to tell you about that. I have never had pancreatitus, but I think it would produce the same type of pain I had. It is not as bad as cancer, but can be life-threatening if you let it go. I hope you find out that you have a lesser problem than cancer.

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