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    Looking for anyone that maybe has had suspicous lymph nodes and they turned out not to be cancer. I had a shoulder MRI and they noted enlarged lymoh nodes in axillary. I was sent for a mammagram which was negative for breast cancer. Then i was sent for ultrasound of axillary lymph nodes. Report states several enlarged notes with some having cortical thickness and some having preserved fatty hila. Lymph nodes incomple...

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      Hi, I am not a doctor, but as a gallbladder cancer survivor, I can share my experience. I had stage 2 gallbladdr cancer and it was not detected as cancer on an ultrasound. I had surgery for gallstones and cancer was diagnosed from the pathology. Gallbladder cancer is very deadly and only very early stages are usually survival. I Am lucky to have survived after stage 2. I would get another opionion from someone that ...

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        Maudsie nice to hear from you. Glad to hear that you are still reaching out to people through the Bloch Foundation. You are a great source of information and it is always so nice to hear how well you are doing!

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          I also had my resection at UCLA( small world)! My surgeon there did not recommend chemo or radiation, but I did travel to Dana Farber abd they did recommend chemo and radiation as did my local oncologist. I think very highly of the surgeon at UCLA, but I still felt that I didn't want any regrets if the cancer came back. I also could only find a few survivors online with my stage and they had received radiation and ch...

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             I WAS DIAGNOSED 4-12-10 after gallbladder surgery , incidential finding as well. I was 47 at the time. I also had a liver resection afterwards and was diagnosed T2N0MO. I had several different opionions about chemo and radiation , some doctors recommended it and some did not. I did do radiation for 5 and hald weeks with a chemo pump at the same time 5fu,and later I had 5 more months of chemo. First I had xeloda...

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            About lourdes726

            Survivor
            Gallbladder Cancer
            After Treatment, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Nutrition, Emotional Support

            Diagnosed with Gallbladder cancer in April 2010. T2M0N0 - five year cancer survivor as of 2015

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