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by dmschampion
Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Update on my dad - gemcitabine chemo
Replies: 8
Views: 7340

Re: Update on my dad - gemcitabine chemo

Thank you both. His funeral was yesterday and we are all still shocked
by dmschampion
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Update on my dad - gemcitabine chemo
Replies: 8
Views: 7340

Re: Update on my dad - gemcitabine chemo

Hello Claire. As everyone says each journey is different. You may remember we exchanged posts a few weeks ago and I told you my husband was Stage 3 and had struggled with Folfirinox so moved onto Gemcitabine and his tumour had even shrunk by 25%. I’m now sorry to tell you that he was admitted to hos...
by dmschampion
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What happens now?
Replies: 7
Views: 6285

Re: What happens now?

Hi. With Folfirinox he had sickness, diarrhoea, neuropathy and his hair thinned. He also lost 4.5 stones in weight from just prior to initial diagnosis to his time in hospital (5 months). Then of course the 2 infections - one each for each cycle. He has had 9 doses of gemcitabine so far. It’s 3 week...
by dmschampion
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What happens now?
Replies: 7
Views: 6285

Re What happens now?

Hi Mrshappy. We are in similar situations in that my husband was diagnosed stage 3 and had two terrible rounds of Folfirinox and ended by in hospital with sepsis and C-Diff His consultant told him no more Folfirinox and we had the discussions of no more chemo at all and focus on quality of life Howe...

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