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Chemo treatment effective with ascites?

Has anyone had malignant ascites that didnt go away with certain chemos?  And other chemo treatments that worked with the ascites? Which worked?
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523728 tn?1264621521
I have pleural effusion which is a form of ascites and it has not gone away with Cisplatin or Gemzar, now on Caelyx (Doxil) and it is still present.  Get drained by a catheter twice a week and on oxygen 24/7.
822194 tn?1263689103
My acites was very slow to dry up with taxo/carbo and took close to 5 months up to that point I had that nasty plural cathadar and was drained daily....
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