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by VickiR
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:57 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's
Replies: 11
Views: 20396

Re: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's

My lovely, brave dad lost his fight last Thursday. We are all devastated. My children will never get to know first-hand what an exceptional person their grandfather was. I feel as though we have all been robbed and so bitter that his final 8 months were unremittingly awful. I hate cancer.
by VickiR
Mon Jul 28, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's
Replies: 11
Views: 20396

Re: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's

Dear All, I am sorry to report that my father's cancer has now spread from his bile duct to his liver and he has been given a matter of days to live. He has fought so hard and so valiantly but this last few months have been painful, confusing and distressing for a man who was once so fit, both menta...
by VickiR
Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's
Replies: 11
Views: 20396

Recent developments

Thank-you to all those who took the time to post replies to my previous messages and also for the private correspondence I received. It meant a great deal. We found out about a month ago that my father's stomach pains, nausea and dramatic weight loss were not due solely to the whipple's procedure he...
by VickiR
Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's
Replies: 11
Views: 20396

update

Many thanks, Sharon and Paul, for your kind replies. It is good to know that there are people out there who understand what we are all going through. I have tried to get my father to eat foodstuffs such as porridge and to a certain extent, he does manage to keep it down. He has always been a 'meat a...
by VickiR
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:57 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's
Replies: 11
Views: 20396

Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's

My father, who turned 67 earlier this month, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December '07 and was admitted for his Whipple's procedure just a few days later on December 16th. The operation took longer than usual but was pronounced "a success" by his surgeon. He did, however, suffer a large n...

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