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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: 14270

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: 7973

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: 3
Views: 3261

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: 77
Views: 80499

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: 7
Views: 18526

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: 7
Views: 18526

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 I am still waiting to start the trail, there have been a few set backs, trial suspended, scans out of date but hopefully I will get my first vaccine on the 12th August and the 2nd 4 weeks later, I...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: 7
Views: 18526

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: 7
Views: 18526

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: 58281

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: 58281

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: 58281

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: 58281

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 ...
by Theresa Upton
Thu May 16, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: First folfirinox experience
Replies: 66
Views: 58281

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: 91450

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: 91450

Re: This cruel disease

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

Theresa

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