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by Theresa Upton
Thu May 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 3
Views: 6912

Re: Treatment break

Thank you Jeni, I will keep you updated on how things go not only with the break but also with the trial.
by Theresa Upton
Wed May 22, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 3
Views: 6912

Treatment break

Hi, I have just completed 13 rounds of folfirinox after being diagnosed with stage 4 PC and liver mets in October 2018. I have been accepted onto a immunotherapy trial and will continue with chemo until the trial is complete, this should involve approximately 4 more sessions. My oncologist has been ...
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 38828

Re: First folfirinox experience

I am being treated at Derby, I only live a 20 min walk from the hospital. I will give you a call before midday tomorrow.
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 38828

Re: First folfirinox experience

Sorry you have 2 messages Kate, I thought I had lost the first one......I will put it down to chemo brain ....lol
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 38828

Re: First folfirinox experience

Hi Kate, I am so pleased that you are keeping well and on the up. I had round 13 today, round 12 was horrid so I took an extra week to recover. What's the reasoning behind the 'no' radiation? Yes Ruth did pass on your number, are you around tomorrow for a chat? Theresa x
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 38828

Re: First folfirinox experience

So lovely to hear you are doing ok. I had round 13 today and hopefully start a immunotherapy trial in Liverpool next week. What are the reasons for them not wanting to give you radiation,? I am going to take a break after the trial, hopefully the trial will finish at the end of June. Yes, Ruth did p...
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 38828

Re: First folfirinox experience

Hi Kate, how are things going for you?
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 70644

Re: This cruel disease

Keith, I am so very sorry, Kerry was so young and such an inspiration, I followed your story so closely. My thoughts are with you and your family. X
by Theresa Upton
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 70644

Re: This cruel disease

Hi Keith, I have been thinking about you and Kerry, is everything ok.

Theresa
by Theresa Upton
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Tumour markers
Replies: 3
Views: 2714

Re: Tumour markers

Thank you Rob and Nicci for your replies, hopefully I will know what is going on very soon. X
by Theresa Upton
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Tumour markers
Replies: 3
Views: 2714

Tumour markers

Just having round 11 of floririnox, the last few have been at 80% and my tumour markers have consistently reduced. Today I have learnt that they have risen from 37 to 43, should I start to worry. I have a scan on Saturday but the results won't be ready for 2 weeks. I am well in myself, good appetite...
by Theresa Upton
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 70644

Re: This cruel disease

Hi Keith,bi am so pleased to hear that Kerry has regained her strength and is able to be doing so much. It is promising that the disease appears to be stable, long may that last Good luck with finding an appropriate trial, there seems to be so many of them out there, have you seen the one being unde...
by Theresa Upton
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 70644

Re: This cruel disease

Oh Keith I am so sorry to read your post. I hope that Kerry picks up and is able to continue with some level of treatment, folifirinox is such a tough treatment. Kerry comes across as being a brave young woman, I wish Kerry, you and your family the strength needed to keep going. Good luck to you all...
by Theresa Upton
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 65
Views: 38828

Re: First folfirinox experience

That's great news Kate, let us know how your it goes next week. I have 3 more chemos to go and will need to plan my next move. I have been referred to a trial that involves immunotherapy and I just hope I get the chance to try it. Hopefully I will speak to you next week. Take care and my very best w...
by Theresa Upton
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 105
Views: 70644

Re: This cruel disease

I am so pleased Kerry is tolerating the chemo. Please let us know how the results go
My thoughts and best wishes are with you. X

Theresa

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