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by Mrshappy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What happens now?
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Re: What happens now?

Thanks again Nicola - so helpful. My dad is currently on 60mg slow release morphine and rarely needs oramorph anymore. He is also on gabapentine and paracetamol but oddly since his first round of folfirinox his pain has been much better. He was hopeful that meant the tumour had shrunk but his latest...
by Mrshappy
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What happens now?
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Re: What happens now?

Thank you so much dmschampion. I know every story is different but that's really positive to hear especially given the similarities even to the fact my dad had c diff too!) .... He has really suffered as your husband has.... Can I ask how he did find the gem chemo - did he have many side effects at ...
by Mrshappy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What happens now?
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Re: What happens now?

Thanks both for the help and kind words. He has just got his appointment through with his consultant on the 14th so can ask lots more questions then. Just going on what was said last time, she actually didn't want him to have the second round of folfirinox due to how he reacted to the first round - ...
by Mrshappy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What happens now?
Replies: 7
Views: 679

What happens now?

Hi all, I only posted on here once before just after my dad was diagnosed and you were all so helpful. We are much further on now and it isn't looking too hopeful sadly. My 68 yr old dad was diagnosed with stage 3 locally advanced pc in April. He has had 2 rounds of folfirinox and ended up in hospit...
by Mrshappy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Help please - what to ask the doctors
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

Re: Help please - what to ask the doctors

Thank you so much for the reply - some really good things to think about there. It's a really good point about the prognosis as I was so unsure whether to ask..... sadly my sister's mother in law died from this awful disease a few years ago so we know how horrendous it is or can be. Thank you for th...
by Mrshappy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Help please - what to ask the doctors
Replies: 4
Views: 1487

Help please - what to ask the doctors

Hi all - it's my first post on here. My dad was diagnosed with PC 2 weeks ago aged 68. We have not had a huge amount of information so far other than they don't think it's spread beyond the pancreas and is still small but surgery doesn't look like an option right now due to the proximity to a blood ...

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