• Newly diagnosed--what to expect?

    Asked by suggi on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Newly diagnosed--what to expect?

    Getting appointment with specialist at Mass General in MA. Is this the best hospital to go to for bile duct cancer? Scared. Had breast cancer/mastectomy in 2002. In remission since then. That did not scare me half as much. Please and thank you for any input.

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    • gonewest's Avatar
      gonewest (Best Answer!)


      Link is to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation patient forum. Best.

      almost 5 years ago
    • suggi's Avatar

      gonewest - Thank you so much for your help. I do appreciate it.

      Hope you are doing OK.

      almost 5 years ago
    • kalindria's Avatar

      In addition to being at a good hospital, make sure you have a physician (and a surgeon if you need one) you trust and who communicated clearly and completely. That makes a lot of difference.

      And all the best to you - you know you have a lot of people here rooting for your to beat this turd of a disease!

      almost 5 years ago

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