• Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    Other Care: Recovery from surgery... More later...

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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Hiccups stopped! Thanks to a wonderful nurse who wouldn't give up, they finally stopped! (Medication he suggested did it!). Whew!

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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Oh No: Recovery is not going as well as we hoped...

    Oh No

    Painful, non-stop hiccups persisted for six weeks. Affected EVERY waking and (non)-sleeping moment. Weight loss was dramatic and sho...

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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Celebration: Home from hospital

    Celebration

    This was a big one. Surgery was far, far from home (involved flying - can't get from here to there any other way). We were away from...

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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Side Effect: Terrible!

    Side Effects

    Don't laugh. Immediately post-op, hiccups began. Non-stop, heaving, painful (did I mention non-stop?) HICCUPS. They interfered with ...

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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Decision: To have or not to have the Whipple procedure

    Decision Point

    More later... (But when our trusted GI said if we didn't have the surgery, life expectancy would be counted in multiples of months, ...

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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    1st Procedure: ERCP (Stent) at local hopsital

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Cyp
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Cancer antigens are less than half of what they were in December: from 60.7 to 22.2!

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • iowagirl
    • Experience with Intrahepatic, Bile Du...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgery on Feb 28th at Mayo in Rochester, MN, to remove part of the left lobe of my liver for a bile duct tumor of approx 5 cm and a...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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