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  • indierokker has replied to a post on the message board

    I can't say where the best place is for staging and treatment, as I was lucky enough to end up with a tumor that was benign. But I did undergo the Whipple procedure at IU Methodist hospital in Indianapolis, and the team there was outstanding.

    January 04 at 11:28 PM view post
    • indierokker has replied to a post on the message board

      Thank you for the reply! I'm really hoping for scar tissue, I just need to figure out how to get it under control, because the pain is SO frustrating when I eat - no matter the amount. The only meds I'm currently on are Protonix 1x day, and Creon with meals. And I'm pretty confident in my doc, he seems like a keeper! I've got an appointment with him on Tuesday morning.

      June 04, 2013 view post
      • indierokker has created a new message board discussion

        Hello All! It has been roughly 9 months since my whipple procedure - solid pseudopapillary tumor - benign - yay! I've been doing fairly well, still making those adjustments but what can  ya do. Anyway, lately, I've been having the EXACT same symptoms as when I first went to the doc before my whipple. Pain in my upper center abdomen just below my ribcage, felt when I'm breathing deeply, or constantly when I ea...

        June 03, 2013 view discussion
        • indierokker has created a new message board discussion

          Hello Everyone, this is my first post! A little background - I am a 22 year old female, and I am ALMOST 4 months post op. (Tumor was benign, yay!) Recovery has most definitely been tough, and I have been tested in ways that I never thought possible, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel for me, which I am so grateful for. I know that many people on this site do not have the same advantages that I do.  ...

          December 04, 2012 view discussion
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