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by claude
Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Is this normal?
Replies: 4
Views: 5961

hi
it was exactly like this with my mum and i know how awful it is.I will be thinking of you and your family. love claude x
by claude
Thu Mar 06, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Please please any hope?
Replies: 13
Views: 12629

hi i just wanted to say hello and relate a little of my mums story not all of which is sad.My mum was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer almost 6 years ago now and had a whipples then a course of gemcitabine chemotheraphy.The treatment and recovery was hard but it worked and she had 3 lovely cancer fr...
by claude
Wed Oct 10, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Much Aloha to all involved with this disease.
Replies: 11
Views: 10999

hi i too am sorry to hear about your sister and the terrible time shes been having.Along this journey with mum we have had times when we have literally had to fight tooth and nail for the best care for her.It sounds like you've got the right idea emailing the mp etc. If i've learned anything from th...
by claude
Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: sorry haven't posted about mum!
Replies: 3
Views: 6337

sorry haven't posted about mum!

hi everyone I'm sorry that i haven't posted to update on mum for ages but have been having a diffcult time.We did get too spain as mum wished and all in all it was a sucessful but emotional trip. However since returning mum has gone downhill fast she has had several boughts of pnuemonia and her syst...
by claude
Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: awful time
Replies: 5
Views: 9119

hi tara thanks for the message of support. I'm so sorry to hear about your mum it must be a difficul time. How are you feeling now?It sounds as if it all happened quite quickly. Its difficult to know which way is harder on one hand at least i've had time with mum to make some special memories but i'...
by claude
Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:35 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Neuropathic pain post modified Whipples
Replies: 7
Views: 9821

hi angie. really glad your mum is well hope you can get this pain thing sorted. My mum is 68 and had 3 brilliant years after her whipples she was just unlucky that it came back.In this time she had 4 new grand children,travelled a bit and was just generally in great health all she had to do was reme...
by claude
Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Neuropathic pain post modified Whipples
Replies: 7
Views: 9821

hi Angie Mr Sherlock did mums op too he's a genius! Mum thougght the same about the pain clinic she thought that they would just give her more drugs which she didn't want.She like your mother doesn't do well on the morphine based stuff she gets confused and they basically knock her out.I'm sorry tha...
by claude
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: update on mum!
Replies: 1
Views: 5241

update on mum!

hi just thought i'd fill you all in on whats happening with mum.We had a busy week last week we had scan results on Thursday and they were ok could have been a lot worse.The cancer in her pancreas has not changed at all but ther are some nodules?in her stomach and on one lung very small about 6mm .T...
by claude
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Neuropathic pain post modified Whipples
Replies: 7
Views: 9821

hi my mum had her whipples 3 years ago and suffered exactly the same nerve pain.She was eventually refered to the pain clinic at XX hospital where she had her op. They gave her injections in her stomach at the site of the scar.The injections deadened the nerves.They were quite painful to have at the...
by claude
Sat Jun 30, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Just found out
Replies: 13
Views: 14965

hi teresa i know exactly what you are going through.On one hand i don't want my mum to be in pain or suffer but i also cannot bear to think of her not being here. She is mu best friend and even though i have children of my own i always ask advice and talk through my problems with her. Its must have ...
by claude
Sat Jun 30, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mom newly diagnosed and undergoing chemo
Replies: 3
Views: 7237

hi janet i'm sorry to hear about your mum. My mother had a whipples op 3 yrs ago and a course of gem.She had 2 good years but now the cancer is back in the pancreas and has they think started to spread to the lungs.We are waiting for scan results to confirm this.In may last year she was given 4-6 mo...
by claude
Sat Jun 30, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Just found out
Replies: 13
Views: 14965

hi teresa I am so sorry to hear about your mother in law. I am experiencing something similar with my mum and its a terrible time. It seems to me that focusing on doing positive things like the trip to Devon is the best thing to do it takes everyones mind off things and creates happy memories for al...
by claude
Fri Jun 29, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: awful time
Replies: 5
Views: 9119

hi jan thankyou so much for the reply.I'm very sorry that you and your family have had to go through this experence.Your father sounds like a very strong and wonderful man.Your acount of hs passing has helped me tremendously it sounds as if it was peaceful and painless just as i would like for mum. ...
by claude
Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: awful time
Replies: 5
Views: 9119

awful time

hi my name is claude and i've been meaning to post for some time now but wonder where to start. My mum is 67 and had a whipples operation 3 years ago and a course of chemo for cancer in her pancreas. Last may we were told that the cancer had returned at the site of the clips used in the operation an...

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