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by Melaniekenworthy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Radiotherapy on inoperable pancreatic cancer
Replies: 5
Views: 2703

Re: Radiotherapy on inoperable pancreatic cancer

Thank you all for your messages They have said that it could get worse before it gets better it’s just that I don’t know or heard of anyone who’s had radiotherapy for PC and was just wandering if it had helped at all. He’s been made very comfortable in the hospice and will monitor him for the next 2...
by Melaniekenworthy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Radiotherapy on inoperable pancreatic cancer
Replies: 5
Views: 2703

Re: Radiotherapy on inoperable pancreatic cancer

Hi Thank you so much for your reply. They reduced his chemo by 20% but he still couldn’t tolerate it. He was without any treatment for 8 weeks before we finally got him in for radiotherapy. They are talking about 2nd line chemo for the next stage. We are now waiting until he has a scan in 4 weeks to...
by Melaniekenworthy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Radiotherapy on inoperable pancreatic cancer
Replies: 5
Views: 2703

Radiotherapy on inoperable pancreatic cancer

Hi. My dad was diagnosed in April this year. He was given 12-18 months with treatment. He started chemotherapy but could only manage 8 sessions as his bloods were too low and he was too weak to carry on. They have just given him 5 sessions of radiotherapy for pain control but the pain seems worse a ...

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