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by Tina1963
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Re: Diagnosed in May 2017

Any comments on my above post please?? As like you all just looking for some answers/help with my struggles.
Kind regards Tina. Xx
by Tina1963
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Effects of radiotherapy treatment

Hi. I was diagnosed in May this year with pancreatic cancer. I underwent 3 months of chemotherapy which was once a fortnight. I finished this back in August. I have just recently had 5 days of intense radiotherapy which has completely wiped me out. I keep getting really bad bloating to my stomach ar...
by Tina1963
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Effects of radiotherapy treatment

Hi. I was diagnosed in May this year with pancreatic cancer. I underwent 3 months of chemotherapy which was once a fortnight. I finished this back in August. I have just recently had 5 days of intense radiotherapy which has completely wiped me out. I keep getting really bad bloating to my stomach ar...
by Tina1963
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Re: Diagnosed in May 2017

Veema & Didge Thank you for your feedback as it all helps. I have just spoken to a nurse from Oncology & she has said 'no' to creon. She is going to put an urgent call to the palliative care team for a home visit to review my medication & discuss my loss of appetite etc. I'm just so worried about ev...
by Tina1963
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Re: Diagnosed in May 2017

Hi Veema. I was advised by a dietitian that I'm not ready for creon yet? I actually purchased some but it read to take one before a full meal & as I'm not eating meals at all I was violently sick that evening so straight away it put me off. I will have to give these procal powders a try & I will men...
by Tina1963
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Re: Diagnosed in May 2017

Thank you Didge. Yes, it was folfirinox. I was also given a course of steroids for two weeks but they didn't really help. I had a letter through this morning to see a dietitian in Jan but apart from these build up drinks I really don't know what else they can suggest. Im not at the stage where I'm f...
by Tina1963
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Diagnosed in May 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 24623

Diagnosed in May 2017

I was diagnosed with locally advanced pancreatic cancer in May this year. I had to have a stent fitted in my bile duct as the tumour was causing a blockage. I am 54 years of age. I had 3 months of chemotherapy from June till Aug which I coped really well with as it was only once a fortnight. I just ...

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