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by mel72
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Are we getting the best treatment?
Replies: 2
Views: 5490

Re: Are we getting the best treatment?

A friend of my brothers wife has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, and he contacted the clinic in america treating patrick swayse, He is waiting their decision as to wether they will treat her, its pioneering treatment for pancreatic cancer.Its worth a try, my mum died this year of th...
by mel72
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:20 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Palliative Care
Replies: 11
Views: 12859

Re: Palliative Care

Ito lost my previously fit and healthy mum to pancreatic cancer in January 08. She had the whipples surgery but unfortunatly there were microscopic cells that her surgeon could not remove.We all miss her so much and still cannot believe she has gone.This year has been so hard because every date mean...
by mel72
Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's
Replies: 11
Views: 20368

Re: Excruciating stomach pains post-Whipple's

I just want to say I lost my mum to pancreatic cancer in January 2008 after 11 months from diagnosis. Its so awful life is never the same losing a parent like this is its not fair. I have no kids but watching mums grandchildren grieving is so hard, Im sure you are finding things tough. If you need t...
by mel72
Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Glad I Found this Site
Replies: 4
Views: 5569

Re: Glad I Found this Site

Hi, glad to hear your husband has had whipples surgery and is doing well. My mum had this surgery last May but unfortunatly they did not get all the cancer and she died in January. I do remember after her surgery she did have stomach pains and she was prescibed Buscopan an anti spasmotic drug and it...
by mel72
Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Dad My Dad
Replies: 109
Views: 65060

Re: My Dad My Dad

Im so glad that your dad is able to have chemo, its such a lifeline for him. Believe me any hope is good and will keep him positive.He"s your dad so get involved with his treatment, thats important for you and him.Keep me informed and if I can help you with anything just chat.
by mel72
Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Dad My Dad
Replies: 109
Views: 65060

Re: My Dad My Dad

Its so hard we all miss mum so much just to have 5 minutes with her for a chat would mean be so precious. She died at my home and my dogs still go up to her room looking for her. My advice to you is get a macmillan nurse on board coz ours really helped us also mum was able to talk to her about thing...
by mel72
Sun Aug 31, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Dad My Dad
Replies: 109
Views: 65060

Re: My Dad My Dad

I"m so sorry to hear about your dad, I want you to know you are not alone. My mum was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in feb 2007 and had Whipples in May 2007 which was successful. Unfortunately although the consultant told mum she had a few years the cancer came back in sept which was such a shock...

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