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- Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:18 am
- Forum: Patient Experience Forum
- Topic: Recently diagnosed and concerned about surgery and chemotherapy
- Replies: 7
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Hi, I had pancreatic cancer in the body of my pancreas and I think it was about 4cm when they operated. I was 59 at the time of diagnosis on 13 September 2016. I had an endoscopic ultrasound late September and on the 4th October they confirmed I could have a distal pancreatectomy to remove the body ...
Hi Slim I am three and a half years post operation. I had a distal pancreatectomy which removed the body and tail of my pancreas, my spleen, 28 lymph nodes and a resection of my portal vein so a lot of replumbing was required as no doubt was the case with your partner. I can only reply as a patient ...