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by HT959
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Mum's PC Diagnosis
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: My Mum's PC Diagnosis

Thank you all for your replies. I don't know why but it's comforting to read that people really do know what it's like to be in this awful situation. PCUK Nurse Jeni - that was a really helpful response about the chemo. I hadn't been able to work out why they have done it the way they are but hopefu...
by HT959
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Mum's PC Diagnosis
Replies: 9
Views: 705

Re: My Mum's PC Diagnosis

Hi Jeni and toodotty Thank you both so much for your replies. Jeni - my mum is not on Folfirinox, she is on Gemzar/Abraxane. I have struggled to understand the logic here given her age and general state of health otherwise. My understanding is that Folfirinox has harsher side effects but is more eff...
by HT959
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum Diagnosis
Replies: 13
Views: 1327

Re: Mum Diagnosis

Sorry for what you and your mum are going through. I understand the frustrations. When my mum was diagnosed in April, the consultant who told us the news (not an oncologist) was intent on forcing the message on us that she was likely too far gone for treatment. Hard to accept considering my mum is o...
by HT959
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Mum's PC Diagnosis
Replies: 9
Views: 705

My Mum's PC Diagnosis

On April 21 this year my mum was diagnosed with stage IV PC with mets to the liver and possibly her lungs. She originally went into the hospital for keyhole surgery for gallstones - to say her diagnosis was a shock is a complete understatement. My world came crashing down that day, as it did also fo...

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