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    Hi Lisawyeth, I'm really sorry to hear you had a recurrence. The lack of information out there for this cancer definitely added to the frustration of handling it. In my dads case, his local oncologist only handled a few cases but ran every treatment decision through a multi-disciplinary board. To mitigate the lack of experience, we setup 2nd opinions literally the day after decision appointments with a large volume...

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      My dad underwent 3 months of mFOLFOX to treat 2 lymph nodes with metastatic duodenal adenocarcinoma that remained after a local resection. The lymph nodes were 3cm and 2cm in diameter, and were no longer visible on PET/CT or regular CT after treatment.  He just had a full Whipple to remove the nodes along with other tissue that was expected to have the disease, however the pathology report found none in th...

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        Hi,  My dad was diagnosed with Stage IIIB duodenal adenocarcinoma in Feb '14 (poorly differentiated, mucosal). The primary tumor and 2 active lymph nodes were removed. A PET/CT showed 2 remaining local lymph nodes (3cm and 2cm), and 2 smaller spots in the lungs that looked like infection or inflammation, but could be metastasis.  After 3 months of mFOLFOX, the 2 local lymph nodes cannot be detec...

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        Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trials and Research, Conventional Treatments

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