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    Greetings Lynne,  I am sure that there are many of us who struggle with the idea of not knowing how long ..... I am with you on the qualtity of life issue. I have come to realize that, in so many ways, my oncologist is only able to treat symptoms. The efforts made to shrink tumors or slow the progress often subtracts from the quality of life; just as you suggest in your commment about the radiation. I have ...

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        At the age of 52  in August 2017, I had a carcinoid tumor removed from my  ileocecal valve area of my small intestine. It was found at the time of a colonoscopy. The thing was "huge" according to the surgeon (5cm x 3.2 cm x 1.2 cm) and was well differentiated. It was classified as a G1 with T3 N1 and a K-67 of <3%. They did a right hemi-colectomy and removed some lymph nodes as one was metastasized. &nbs...

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        About peteperry

        At the age of 52 in August 2017, I had a carcinoid tumor removed from my ileocecal valve area of my small intestine an. They did a right hemicolectomy and removed some lymph nodes as one was metastasized.

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