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by Theresa Upton
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 12
Views: 27986

Re: Treatment break

Hi Nellie. I cannot remember getting anything from you on Facebook. I wish you all the best with Liverpool, let me know how you get on. I will look out for you. You sound like you are doing well. Theresa
by Theresa Upton
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: New to all of this
Replies: 5
Views: 6692

Re: New to all of this

Hi Sammi12. I am so sorry to read your post, you are so young with such a young baby. I was diagnosed in September 2018, my cancer has spread to my liver and my prognosis was extremely poor. I have passed my expiry date by 7 months and I am doing OK. There are some very positive stories out there, t...
by Theresa Upton
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 12
Views: 27986

Re: Treatment break

Just an update on my chemo break. I had my last chemo at the end of August and the second of the 2 trial vaccines. My last scan was on the 23rd Dec and the results were reported to me by the trial doctors last Tuesday. All remaining lesions are stable, no growth, no reduction and no further spread, ...
by Theresa Upton
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC
Replies: 14
Views: 21070

Re: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC

Hi Val. I was diagnosed last Oct with stage 4, I had 19 rounds of chemo and my main tumour and liver mets have almost disappeared. I also completed a immunotherapy trial in September. I have had no chemo since August and my latest scan suggested that my remaining tumours are stable. Hang on in there...
by Theresa Upton
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Our story so far
Replies: 10
Views: 16835

Re: Our story so far

Hi DW. I have just read the story about your mum, that is just amazing and I am so pleased that she is doing so well, it truly is an inspiration when you hear such good news. I had a great response to folfirinox and I am also on a chemo break, I haven't had any chemo since the end of August and my r...
by Theresa Upton
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: 5 years post Whipple surgery
Replies: 4
Views: 11062

Re: 5 years post Whipple surgery

Brilliant news thank you for sharing.
by Theresa Upton
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My mum - Stage 4 PC with liver mets
Replies: 85
Views: 186705

Re: My mum - Stage 4 PC with liver mets

That is such good news. I hope your mum enjoyed the wedding and continues to make progress
by Theresa Upton
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 12
Views: 27986

Re: Treatment break

Thank you Jeni. First vaccine was administered on Monday and round 18 of folfirinox was yesterday. I will have the second vaccine ACIT-1 on the 09th Sept and my last chemo on the 29th August. After the 29th I will have my PICC out and then I have a few holidays booked. Hopefully I will get a few mon...
by Theresa Upton
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 12
Views: 27986

Re: Treatment break/trial

Just a quick update. Just had chemo number 17 and all is going well, all tumours significantly reduced. I am still waiting to start the trail, there have been a few set backs, trial suspended, scans out of date but hopefully I will get my first vaccine on the 12th August and the 2nd 4 weeks later, I...
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Treatment break
Replies: 12
Views: 27986

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: 12
Views: 27986

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: 66
Views: 77009

Re: First folfirinox experience

I am being treated at XXX, 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: 66
Views: 77009

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: 66
Views: 77009

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: 66
Views: 77009

Re: First folfirinox experience

So lovely to hear you are doing ok. I had round 13 today and hopefully start a immunotherapy trial in XX 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 pass on ...

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