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by Daver68
Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

One year on from whipples op

I had my whipples operation 29/08/12 followed by six months of folfox chemotherapy ,the last year or so has been a whirlwind and would just like to say that the care and support I received from the royal free hospital in London has been great . The operation went well and was home 7 days later absol...
by Daver68
Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Hello all been a while since I posted had my first cycle of 5 Fu chemotherapy last Tuesday and came home with the baby bottle for another 2 days before returning to have it disconnected no side effects as of yet keeping fingers crossed feeling nearly back to normal nowadays after the whipple on 29/0...
by Daver68
Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Hello saw the oncoligist on Friday and she has recommended 6 months of chemotherapy will let eveyone know how I get on . Take care all
David
by Daver68
Wed Sep 26, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Swimming after whipples
Replies: 1
Views: 5473

Swimming after whipples

When can you go swimming after whipples all my dressings have been removed and it is ok to have a bath but unsure about going back to swimming any replies would be appreciated .
Thanks David
by Daver68
Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Hi everyone nearly a month now since my whipples operation , histology report has came back and the specialist nurse has told us that it was duodenal cancer and not PC as previously thought not sure what this means as this seems to be such a rare cancer and information is very limited, seeing the on...
by Daver68
Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Hello all thanks for all the supportive messages they are appreciated had the whipples procedure 2 weeks ago today have been home one week now and am doing ok some good days some bad had problem with feeling nauseous and vomiting no appetite but on check up back at the [Name removed -moderator]( who...
by Daver68
Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Hi all went for whipples today at 07.30 at royal free London but due to a urgent transplant operation my procedure was cancelled got to go back tomorrow .
Thanks David
by Daver68
Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Thanks to everyone for all messages of support they are very much appreciated and I will post soon as I can with updates , once again thanks .
David
by Daver68
Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Thanks Rachel
by Daver68
Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Thanks Laura I have been reading the posts and find them encouraging and give me hope for the future , happy that your husband bri is doing well and long may it continue . I am 44 and after a dull ache I'm my ribcage and unexplained weight loss for over one year was diagnosed on 14th august big shoc...
by Daver68
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Re: Having a whipple op

Thanks for your reply Laura I am having the whipples procedure done at the Royal Free London and hopefully all will be well when they get inside .
Thanks David
by Daver68
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Having a whipple op
Replies: 31
Views: 29522

Having a whipple op

Anyone with experience of this procedure would be most welcome As I am due to have whipple op on 28/08/2012 it has been over a year since first symptoms pain in right abdomen and considerable weight loss 3 stone now under 10 stone and after finally getting a ct scan they have booked op for end of au...

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