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by AndAde
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: The nightmare so far....
Replies: 40
Views: 66262

Re: The nightmare so far....

Thanks Mags, we have a wonderful palliative care nurse and she got us PIP, payment from ESA and a blue badge.

I agree that its good to know there is financial support available when PC hits you.

The less we have to worry about the better!

Best regards

Andrea
by AndAde
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: The nightmare so far....
Replies: 40
Views: 66262

Re: The nightmare so far....

Thanks Jeni will do.

We are enjoying a kinder period at the moment. Next week the dreaded appointment, then possibly more chemo :(

I'll post again when I have more news xx
by AndAde
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: The nightmare so far....
Replies: 40
Views: 66262

Re: The nightmare so far....

Thanks all for the replies, my husband is now 64 and gave up work as a plumber when he first became ill in 2015. I'm 7 years younger than Adrian, so we had planned for me to take early retirement this year, spend summers at our caravan and enjoy a few winter cruises, but this dreadful disease has pu...
by AndAde
Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: The nightmare so far....
Replies: 40
Views: 66262

The nightmare so far....

Hello, My husband was diagnosed with Ampullary cancer (adenocarcinoma) in January 2016. He underwent a PPPD in March 2016, and was prescribed 6 months gemcitabine to mop up any stray cells. He started chemo early June but by the end of August his weight had plummeted to 9 stone from 11 and a half, h...

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