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"-f , 10 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 6 - March 12, 1998 Movie Continued from page 1 through which the Italian film company is working, said the film will become a four-episode te!evi- sion series for release in Europe. "It's a big, convoluted love sto- ry between a set of twins and a woman, complete with spies and pirates and mistaken identity. One brother eventually is con- tracted to track down a famous pi- rate in the Caribbean without knowing the pirate is his brother. It's a fantastic thing that takes place over a number of years and all over the world," said Celesti. He said he's 95 percent sure the Delaware filming will occur. "We've booked the ships and paid part of the engagement. Marine shots are always the most difficult and expensive because they're so dependent on the weather." He said the Italian company do- ing the filming was founded in the 1920s by a man named Bava, now deceased, who became famous for horror shows and thrillers. "His son is director of the over- all filming and his grandson, Roy Bava, will direct the 10 days in Delaware. The filming," said Ce- lesti, "will include 254 costumed actors on the Half Moon and 30 on the Kalmar Nyckle. But those scenes will be from a distance. We're looking now for a heli- copter to use from the local area. We like to hire locally if we can." Small noted that Warner Broth- ers had also been looking at Delaware for the site of a Paul Newman; Kevin Costner movie being planned called "Time in a II Biopsy Continued from page 1 Bottle." "They needed an unde- veloped beach area and they were looking at building a beach house in Fenwick Island State Park but have since decided to go else- where. But it's remarkable there's been so much interest in this area in the past several months." Kalmar Nyckle in Lewes Delaware's Cape Region will be seeing a lot of the Kalmar Nyclde in her first months of being com- missioned. The vessel is a life-size replica of the vessel that brought the load of Swedes, Finns, Germans and Dutch to the Delaware River and the banks of the Christina River in 1638 for the first permanent set- tlement of Europeans in the lower Delaware Valley. Eric Nelson, marine superinten- dent for the Kalmar Nyckle Foun- dation, which is overseeing con- struction of the vessel, said the vessel was launched on Sept. 28, 1997, and deck work is continu- ing. "Her masts haven't been stepped yet but we're still plan- ning to have sea trials in April and her official commissioning on May 9. The schedule's tight but I think we can do it." In addition to the filming, the Kalmar Nyckle is also scheduled to be in Lewes at the end of May, through the Memorial Day week- end, for school group tours. "She'll be tied up at the town dock," said Nelson. "She draws 12.5 feet and the captain figures she'll be in a foot of mud at dead low fide but we think that will be all right." Nelson said the ship's captain was in Lewes this week taking lead line soundings to determine scanning technique'to inject a nu- clear dye to the area near the tu- mor. After injecting the dye in that site, the surgeon then probes just that area of the lymph node basin. While the dye is making its way to the sentinel lymph node - the one that indicates what is hap- pening to all of the lymph nodes in that basin - the ra- diologist takes pictures cause I can localize it so well," he said. Documentation on the proce- dure, he added, shows to watch the .SP no radioactiv- ity that could pose any dan- ger at all to the patient, those per- forming the procedure or the patholo- ESPOSITO gist who han- dles the tissue. Once the sentinel node is locat- ed, the surgeon removes it and sends it to the pathologist, who then sections the entire specimen. The pathologist uses a machine that speeds up the process of determining - dye as it  ults of the makes its wayo'ae lyr- ,. abom f,t .urs triter,  sUt=  : :,,aaet":ere from a macMne that aCtS roach seltt Rin like a Geiger.:otmni, forint .lhe:asaid the so node where the radioacvg) dye ::9ttistieal! . .. settled. "{The 'obe]is shieldrd, stagns have so well, it only picks .up gamma ben available for about 15 years. emissions from the lymph- node," "Because they're so specific, said Spenman.. [-scientists] are always finding Since the scanning in the area is new applications for them, and transcutaneous, or through the this is one of them," said Romain. skin, "there's no big incision, be- Since Beebe's volume has in- This illustration from a painting by George Alien Pierce Jr. shows the Kalmar Nyckel under full sat. conditions for the ship. "We were flag staff, and sometimes in the harbor of most concerned about the town "She's classified as a pinnace, New York City, according to Nel- dock." which for the Dutch meant good- son. (Celesfi said he is still working sized, square-rigged, armed mer- "For a tall ship gig, this is very out where the Nyckle and Half chant ship," said Nelson. attractive," said Nelson. "Filming Moon will dock during the film- Nelson said the Half Moon is a jobs like this can be very lucra- ing.) bit smaller than the Kalmar Nyck- five." The Kalmar Nyckle is 139 feet le andis an authentic replica of the The presence of the Kalmar Ny- long, including her bowsprit, and ship from which Henry Hudson ckle and Half Moon in Lewes si- 93 feet on her deck. explored the Delaware Bay and multaneously is expected to pro- She's 105 feet tall from the wa- River in 1609. That vessel makes vide a good tourism boost for terline to the top of the mast on the its home port in the Hudson River Lewes and the surrounding area. I creased significantly in the past now pondering is, "Do you have node is positive or negative]" The three years, the Ladies Auxiliary to do the axillary dissection at all? answer to that question, he said, is donated the machine that auto- [regardless of whether the sentinel years of research away. mates, and therefore speeds up, the processing. If the lymph node test is posi- tive, the patient can expect the on- cologist to recommend an axillary dissection. However, if that sentinel node is negative, the odds are approxi- mately 98.5 percent to 99 percent that the cancer did not spread, and the patient can avoid the surgery. Dr. Armando Giuliano, chief of surgical oncology at John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, Calif., pioneered the procedure in 1991, which came ori the heels of the sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma, developed about a The probe, below, is used to detect the sentinel lymph node, year earlier by Giuliano's col- as seen in the photo above. league, Dr. Donald Morton. "He found one node in the [lymph node] basin that acts as the gimdgma got- the deorway to tlaat That mor,intymph nodes. "'We coetd spareeople with negative sen- tinel lymph nodes fm having all their lym#a nodes removed,": said .-, Spellman. "I think it will replace tradition- at axiltary dissection," said Giu- llano of the next research,step from the biopsy procedure. The question surgical oncologists/u'e