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by taoofpooh
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC
Replies: 14
Views: 23333

Re: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC

Hi Val. I have initially been put on a 12 week chemo regime, i.e 6 treatments. They will take another CT scan at some point to see if the chemo is having any affect on the tumour(s). Yes, your wide range of digestive symptoms are pretty normal and I certainly cannot eat like I used to. Eat small amo...
by taoofpooh
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC
Replies: 14
Views: 23333

Re: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC

Hi Valjean. I have the same diagnosis. I have had two rounds of Folfirinox so far and by far the worse symptom for me is extreme fatigue/tiredness. Walking is an effort even. There are no guarantees that chemo will reduce or even stall the tumour but if the Oncologist suspects it will then you will ...
by taoofpooh
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Some general advice please.
Replies: 1
Views: 6790

Some general advice please.

Hello. My name is Paul. 52 years old. Like many on here I was diagnosed with PC after a few GP visits for tummy problems, then suddenly a a few weeks ago developed jaundice and was taken into hospital where they did a CT scan and bloods which showed an inoperable mass on the pancreatic head and near...

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