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      I'm glad that the surgery is overwith. They need to test your husbands tumor for various mutations. Since the primary is unknown he needs to know if it is mucosal or not and any other information they can gleem, that will help to determine treatment.

      Wishing both of you the best,


      Stage IV since 06

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