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Roger Ebert

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Cindi,

This off the net:

"Ebert, famous for his "thumbs up" or "thumbs down" critiques, had surgery June 16 to remove a cancerous growth on his salivary gland. He also had emergency surgery July 1 after a blood vessel burst near the site of the operation."

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if ebert has an adenocarcinoma of the salivary gland removed he should be carefully monitored for the development of lung cancer. this would not be stated openly. i had the same surgery and 4 years later i had lung cancer after much reserch i found out that lung cancer is a high risk for salivary gland precancer/cancer patients. my ENT did not notify me of this and did not monitor me because of my age (I was 43 when i had the salivary gland removed) As a result of his neglegence i developed lung cancer and had my left lower lobe removed. the salivary gland and lung cancer were both on the same side. i am upset about not being monitored after the salivary gland surgery as i feel that perhaps the lung cancer could have been found even earlier and i would not have needed the surgery.

salivary gland removed)

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