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by Blue-Eyes
Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Hi guys, not been on for a while but thought I would update you all on my dad, nearly 3 years since diagnosis of PC and after whipple my dads cancer returned not to his pancreas but to the flank muscle, he is on chemo at the moment abraxane/gemcitibine after first scan it showed the tumour had shran...
by Blue-Eyes
Thu Sep 04, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Recent blood results
Replies: 6
Views: 4607

Re: Recent blood results

Hi guys well just returned from seeing the oncologist and there has been no change in dads CT scan from the beginning of the year, inflammation has reduced around surgery site and there is some still there so they are going to have a meeting and discuss that but apparently that's quite usual, no tum...
by Blue-Eyes
Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Recent blood results
Replies: 6
Views: 4607

Re: Recent blood results

Hi Sandra, thankyou for your reply I'm sorry to read you are in the same boat as us, my heart goes out to anyone who has been on a journey with this terrible cancer. My dads cancer was in the head of his pancreas, he had 12 nodes tested and they all came back clear, his marker went to 35 and 3 month...
by Blue-Eyes
Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Recent blood results
Replies: 6
Views: 4607

Recent blood results

Hi Guys I have been a member of the board since my dad was diagnosed with PC in July 2012, he had a attempted whipple but due to vein involvement the whipple was aborted,they did a biliary bypass and closed him back up. he was then put on chemo which he responded well to and then radiopherapy. They ...
by Blue-Eyes
Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Disgusting doctor, was this legal?
Replies: 10
Views: 6770

Re: Disgusting doctor, was this legal?

Aw how awful Hun, I don't get some of these doctors I have read more and more of this terrible bedside manner recently, why do they need to tell them all the bad stuff it's not needed at this time, everyone is different throughout there journey with PC, your dad or yourselves don't need negativity a...
by Blue-Eyes
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Hi guys well nearly a year on and my dad managed to have the whipple 3days ago, the chemo/radio shrank my dads tumour by half, he is in hospital and doing well. I never thought in my heart we would ever get to this point but always remained positive and hopeful, it's felt like we have been on a roll...
by Blue-Eyes
Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Kidney function test
Replies: 1
Views: 5484

Kidney function test

Hi guys this has been on my mind for a few days, as you know dads cancer hasn't spread from the pancreas and he starts radiopherapy soon, he's having a kidney functioning test before he starts, i was wondering is this the norm, I havnt really heard of having this procedure before the treatment befor...
by Blue-Eyes
Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Update on dad
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Re: Update on dad

Hi thanks for taking the time to reply morwenna I'm not sure how to pm on here but would love to exchange stories of our dads etc, no one really understands unless there going through or has been through this,and thanks deb I will have a read trying to navigate around the site so will be sure to hav...
by Blue-Eyes
Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Update on dad
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Update on dad

Hi guys thought I would update you on my dad it's been a while since I posted on here, my dad had a failed Whipples as his tumour was wrapped around the artery. He's been on GEMCAP for three months had a scan last week and the good news is there has been shrinkage. He has had no side effects from hi...
by Blue-Eyes
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Thankyou deb xx
by Blue-Eyes
Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Hi guys thankyou for your lovely replies, it means a lot, it's nice to know that you are here and we are not alone with this terrible diesese, have been looking on the boards trying to navigate but not that good at it at the moment, will keep trying.

Kind regards xxx
by Blue-Eyes
Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Hi Laura, thankyou for replying sorry that this situation happened to yourselves too, I will have a read through your threads as I'm sure they will be of use to us, have a lovely break and when you come back I would love to have a chat if you feel Upto doing that either by mail or phone, take care H...
by Blue-Eyes
Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Thankyou for your reply,it's lovely to know your all here, he will be having Gem cap/ gemcitabine and xeloda, do you have any experience of these, all we can do is hope, trying to stay positive as hard as it is, as there's no room for negativity with this terrible diesese

Kind regards H xx
by Blue-Eyes
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27685

Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Hi there everyone, I have been reading all your posts and I'm so glad to have found you all, July 15th our life was turned upside down when we found out my lovely dad,my hero had pancreas cancer, after weeks of tests, waiting, stents fitted, block stents,scans more waiting ... They decided he was a ...

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