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by melanie w
Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Mum
Replies: 16
Views: 22324

Hi Rosie

I still live in hope of even an advance in diagnostic technique if not a cure, at least then people would have the strength to fight this disease and be given the best chance with early diagnosis

Take care

M
xx
by melanie w
Tue Apr 17, 2007 2:20 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Mum
Replies: 16
Views: 22324

Dear Emma (and Kerry) I feel so much for both of you, my dad died 3 yrs ago of this terrbile disease. I do feel now that I am glad he had such a quick release from the battle he could never win. He was ok ish for about 5 months after his op where he felt good then it came back and he didnt tell any ...
by melanie w
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Four months post whipple
Replies: 4
Views: 11545

hi

My dad had a 'semi-whipple' as in when they opened him up they could only do half of the op! he also took creon and had bad wind

Im holding back from making any connection tho as he always had bad wind :wink: what it did seem to do was increase his burping type wind too!
by melanie w
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: UK Health Care - So Depressing
Replies: 2
Views: 6360

HI Barb Sorry to hear that you are not impressed with our healthcare. My dad had PC diagnosed in 2002 and although there was a wait for his chemo it was important that he was as strong as he could be before the chemo began. Throughout his care, illness started in 2000 and he died in 2003 his care wa...
by melanie w
Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: references to pancreatic cancer in the news
Replies: 22
Views: 24921

my best wishes to you and your wife. I understand completely how she must feel, it cant do her morale much good to hear how brave these celebs are in the face of the cancer. I lost my dad to it in 2003, it hurts me when I read how brave and defiant 'celebs' are when my dad fought with all his worth ...

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