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by Robert_H
Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network
Replies: 6
Views: 10338

Essex Support Network meeting 29th August

Hi Everyone, The next meeting of our Essex Pancreatic Support Network is on Saturday 29th August at 2pm in Romford. We're meeting at the Costa Coffee at The Brewery car park and would love to see some new faces there. It's all very informal and patients, carers, family or anyone else who has an inte...
by Robert_H
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network
Replies: 6
Views: 10338

Re: Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network

Hi Sue, Thanks for your comments. I know I've benefitted hugely from being able to speak to others who have gone through the same thing. I think you still qualify if you want to join our Facebook group (we wouldn't turn anyone away really no matter where they live!) I hope all is going well for you....
by Robert_H
Sun Apr 19, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network
Replies: 6
Views: 10338

Essex Pancreatic Cancer Support Network

I'd like to make everyone aware that I have helped set up a new group in Essex for anyone affected by Pancreatic cancer in some way - either having been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer themselves or as a relative, friend, spouse or partner of someone with pancreatic cancer. We're meeting for a chat...
by Robert_H
Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Whipples stomach pain/discomfort
Replies: 12
Views: 22244

Re: Whipples stomach pain/discomfort

Hi Sue, Excuse me for jumping in on your question to Roy. I had a total pancreatectomy in May this year and have been though some of the symptoms you describe. I haven't had the heartburn but suffered with bloating, wind and the unpredictability of the far end of the digestive process if you know wh...
by Robert_H
Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: total pancreatectomy
Replies: 8
Views: 12869

Re: total pancreatectomy

Hi Nelly, I hope you Mother is well on the way to getting back to normal now (or more normal at least). I had a total pancreatectomy in May this year. It wasn't planned that way, I was going in for a Whipples but a complication found during the surgery meant that they had to remove my whole pancreas...
by Robert_H
Fri Nov 07, 2014 12:04 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Whipples stomach pain/discomfort
Replies: 12
Views: 22244

Re: Whipples stomach pain/discomfort

All my stomach issues were sorted out by taking more Creon. As the Doctor told me, you can't overdose on Creon, just take more with every meal. I did and the difference has been amazing. Until then I assumed that istomach related discomfort was something I just had to get used to.

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