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by Carole McGregor
Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: High calorie recipes
Replies: 12
Views: 9561

Re: High calorie recipes

Hi Morwenna We had the same issue with my husband's diabetic doctor telling him to stick to low fat, high carb diet. His surgeon (who is currently chairman of the Pancreatic Society so must know what he is talking about !) has said he should eat whatever he likes just so long as he eats, and manage ...
by Carole McGregor
Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Chemotherapy options
Replies: 95
Views: 59269

Re: Chemotherapy options

Hi all Clive's chemo was supposed to start yesterday but we were sent home from the hospital when his blood tests indicated a problem with his liver. He is to have an ultrasound scan on Monday and his bloods are being monitored in the meantime. The doctor on duty (no one we had met before) had zero ...
by Carole McGregor
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:12 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Chemotherapy options
Replies: 95
Views: 59269

Re: Chemotherapy options

Hi all Had a really good meeting with oncologist. Clive is to get Folfirinox for next three months. He is to have a PICC line inserted so that he can be treated as an out patient but because of the Xmas holidays this can't be done until mid January. We were given the option of starting earlier on an...
by Carole McGregor
Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Chemotherapy options
Replies: 95
Views: 59269

Re: Chemotherapy options

Oh Sue, thank you so much for replying. Knowing that there is someone out there surviving in a similar position to Clive is just the kind of thing we hoped to hear. Many, many thanks.
by Carole McGregor
Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Chemotherapy options
Replies: 95
Views: 59269

Chemotherapy options

Hello everyone. This is my first attempt at posting on the discussion forum so fingers crossed I get it right ! My lovely husband has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We've been told that it is borderline operable and his surgeon wants him to undergo a course of chemo first to try and...

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