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by suri
Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:45 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Confused
Replies: 1
Views: 2049

Confused

Hi My husband was diagnosed with an inoperable pancreatic tumour in January 2011. Throughout last year he was treated with gemcitabine for 3 months, followed by radiotherapy and 5FU for 34 treatments and then a further 3 months of gemcitabine. Towards Christmas he was looking and feeling better, had...
by suri
Tue Jul 26, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Waiting
Replies: 2
Views: 2354

Re: Waiting

Hi Mandy I'm so sorry to hear of your dad's diagnosis. I think that waiting and wondering what will happen next is probably the most worrying time because you feel so powerless. I am also in Australia and my husband was diagnosed with PC in late January this year. I posted a message about his diagno...
by suri
Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Any help, advice or support please.
Replies: 16
Views: 8465

Re: Any help, advice or support please.

Hi Mel

I have just been reading your posts and wondering how your husband's surgery went yesterday. I hope that all went well and that you are getting the support you need. I'm sure it must be a very intense and stressful time for you both.

Best wishes

Suri
by suri
Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Am I being unreasonable
Replies: 23
Views: 11213

Re: Am I being unreasonable

Hi again I forgot to add that my husband too, is a diabetic and had been having massive fluctuations in his blood glucose levels both prior to and following his diagnosis. Stabilising this has been quite tricky, particularly as he was getting very thin and needing to eat more to increase his weight....
by suri
Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Am I being unreasonable
Replies: 23
Views: 11213

Re: Am I being unreasonable

Hi I thought I would add my husband's experience of chemo with gemcitabine, which hopefully may also ease your fears and worries a little. My husband was diagnosed with a locally advanced, inoperable pancreatic tumour in late January this year. The tumour was in the neck of the pancreas, encasing hi...
by suri
Sat May 28, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: tell us your experiences of diagnsis of pancreatic cancer
Replies: 15
Views: 77446

Re: tell us your experiences of diagnsis of pancreatic cancer

Hello It seems that there are many difficulties associated with the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. My husband was diagnosed in late January this year after several months of being unwell. His symptoms began in about October 2010 when he was experiencing severe back pain, which was made worse when l...

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