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Age,66,male In dec.2001,blockage in head of pancreas by two ducts caused patient to turn yellow. Shunts were inserted and everything returned to normal. Not able to positively ascertain whether it was cancer. C119 level at 400,a whipple was performed o1-08-02,after 8 days in hoppitol returned home,several ( 2) radiation with chemo for 6weeks,thenchemo, cii9 rising also at one point to over 6000,CAT scan revealed nodules in lungs no discomfort,chemo changed c119 down to 343,nodule reduced in one lung still in other, c119 number starts to elevate to approximated 1700, cemo again changed , presently in middle of new chemo. Patient in good spirits. only side effects from chemo appears tobe fatigue. Would like to know if there are many similiar cases

Posted 02/03/2004 04:39 am by JOHN D
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