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by b9_iwish
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Genetic/Hereditary
Replies: 3
Views: 2911

Re: Genetic/Hereditary

Good man - forewarned is forearmed.

Best wishes
B9
by b9_iwish
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Genetic/Hereditary
Replies: 3
Views: 2911

Re: Genetic/Hereditary

Andy, really sorry to hear about your Mum's PC. My Dad died of PC 14 years ago and out of my 2 parents and 3 sons, 4 of us have had cancer of one form or another. I am about to start 12 cycles of Folfirinox on Monday for PC. So my advice to you is contact EUROPAC and register with them ASAP. They ar...
by b9_iwish
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Recently diagnosed PC
Replies: 4
Views: 3676

Re: Recently diagnosed PC

Many thanks for your email Jeni, I've just sent an email to you.

Much appreciate your help.
by b9_iwish
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Recently diagnosed PC
Replies: 4
Views: 3676

Recently diagnosed PC

After a CT scan end November a tumour was found in the mouth of the pancreas. I had an endoscopy US and biopsies on 20 Dec which showed the tumour to be 33mm x 40mm and classed as adenocarcinoma. I asked the specialist nurse what stage was it, she replied stage numbers weren't used any more. She als...
by b9_iwish
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed Advanced pancreatic cancer
Replies: 2
Views: 3607

Re: Newly diagnosed Advanced pancreatic cancer

Hello Athena, my story is not quite as horrendous as yours. But dealing with GP'S seems a complete waste of time. I apparently was diagnosed with IBS in July until my jaundice forced me into A & E in November where eventually a CT scan showed a tumour in the mouth of my pancreas. NHS is very relucta...

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