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by Wife&Mum
Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:19 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: From inoperable to Whipple
Replies: 12
Views: 14298

From inoperable to Whipple

This week, after a roller-coaster 9 months following diagnosis and failed Whipple, my husband had a successful Whipple operation. Thanks (we assume) to his treatment with Folfirinox and chemo-radiotherapy, his inoperable tumour became operable. The mass, previously found to be clinging resolutely to...
by Wife&Mum
Sun Jan 31, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: My journey so far.
Replies: 33
Views: 34699

Re: My journey so far.

Hi Jed, Like the other posters on your thread I was terribly sorry to read of your diagnosis - especially devastating at such a young age - and I wish you and your family the very best. For information, Abraxane +Gem seems to be a commonly used first-line therapy in the USA. And according to the fin...
by Wife&Mum
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Poorly differentiated tumours
Replies: 0
Views: 8393

Poorly differentiated tumours

Hello Just want to chip in on a something recently said in another thread in this forum: that poorly differentiated tumours are more aggressive than well-defined tumours. My husband's tests identified a locally advanced poorly differentiated tumour yet (thankfully) so far he is doing very well, with...
by Wife&Mum
Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Mum of 42 recently diagnosed inoperable PC
Replies: 315
Views: 175934

Re: Mum of 42 recently diagnosed inoperable PC

So pleased you are feeling well and positive, really lovely news. Keep on enjoying! Wife & Mum xx
by Wife&Mum
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 212293

Re: Mum's diagnosis

My sincere condolences. I've followed your story on the forum and your dear Mum sounded amazing, I hope you find strength and comfort during the difficult times ahead.
by Wife&Mum
Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27472

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Thanks Fifi, if I decide that I particularly want people to follow our story I will start my own thread.
by Wife&Mum
Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Unsuccessful whipple attempt
Replies: 23
Views: 27472

Re: Unsuccessful whipple attempt

Hello, I'm a first-time poster but long-time lurker. Like so many others I have found the forum incredibly helpful. The good news posts have lifted my spirits, the bad news posts have forced me to face and prepare for what may come. My heart goes out to all the carers who have lost loved ones, your ...

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