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    Is there anyone here who has experience with the Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) / Low Dose Naltrexone treatment? Anyone who has visited Dr. Burt Berkson in NM? http://drberkson.com/index.html Thank you!

    February 19, 2013 view discussion
    • BDutchess has replied to a post on the message board

      Hello everyone, I've sent several of you a private message, I hope you don't mind. Finding people who can tell you more about ampullary cancer is like finding a needle in a hay stack! My dad (65) was diagnosed just a month ago. He had a classic Whipple procedure, 3 out of 27 lymph nodes tested positive. My parents live in The Netherlands, he had his surgery in a specialized hospital in Germany. Because this type of ...

      October 26, 2012 view post
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        Oh and one more thing I forgot, we'll have a meeting with his surgeons in a few days. What are the questions we need to ask? I want to know if bloodvessels were involved and how many lymph nodes were taken and how they tested. Any tips on what to ask is appreciated.

        October 07, 2012 view post
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          My dad was diagnosed just 3 weeks ago with stage I ampullary cancer, he had the Whipple procedure last Thursday so within 15 days of diagnosis. I think he's recovering very well. He's started to eat small amounts of soft solids, is going to the bathroom and passing gas. He did have a problem with his catheter today, it kept creating a vacuum and blocking up, flowing over etc. So this morning he was moved to a differe...

          October 07, 2012 view discussion
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