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    Celebration (Remission): So far so good...last two scans clear!

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    Procedure or Surgery (Surgery): Major abdominal surgery with HIPEC to remove tumor that had grown to size of a football. During surgery heated chemotherapy was added to my abdomen for 90 minutes to kill any microscopic cancer cells. 2-3 month recovery but has been worth it!

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      I hope you are still doing well. My husband has (had) adenocarcinoma of the small intestine. He had surgery to remove it and 12 rounds of chemotherapy. We are considering HIPEC as a prophylactic procedure since his cancer could easily metastisize to the peritineum. We would do a laprascopic procedure, though, unless they see something suspicious looking. If you could share any more about your cancer journey with Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine, I would be appreciative!

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): 2 months of second line therapy...failed miserably. Tumor continued to double in size!

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    Oh No (Cancer is back/Recurred ): Only a few months reprieve...back with a vengeance...back to chemo

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    Celebration (Remission): Completely clear PET scan in November 2013!