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    Hi all my dad had Whipple's in June 2018 followed by 6 cycles of chemo ( Gemcap) . After the chemo , his count of CA 19-9 was normal ( around 30) . After that we had a PET scan and again did CA 19-9 which showed readings of 50 but after 3 months , we recently did the test and it showed elevated readings of CA 19-9 (  nearly 1100) Though we feel it s quite strange that readings are higher as he feels healthy and ...

    August 15 at 11:36 AM view discussion
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      Thanks for all the suggestions and the help.Will keep all these options as part of the diet.Will keep you posted once first chemo is done.Thanks again for all the help

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        Hi all, My dad 67 years old was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 1.5 months ago and we went for Whipple's surgery last month. He has lost few pounds but recovering well a nd even doing exercises and able to walk normally. Dietician recommended protein diet for few months. He is able to eat the food but feels tired sometimes which I guess is common symptom after Whipple's. Received biopsy last week and is spread near...

        July 17, 2018 view discussion
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