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- Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:29 pm
- Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
- Topic: Tumour markers
- Replies: 3
- Views: 7948
Hi Theresa, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses from the support line. As Rob says, I wouldn’t be concerned with such a small fluctuation in the CA19 tumour marker Theresa, it is not uncommon for the CA19 to rise slightly then drop again. It sounds like you are tolerating the treatment well and it is ...
Hi LST, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses working on the support line at Pancreatic Cancer UK. LST, I am so sorry to hear that your Mum has had complication’s from her medications, she must have felt dreadful and I am sure you are all most upset and frustrated that she hasn’t been able to continue h...
- Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:21 pm
- Forum: Family, friends and carers
- Topic: Concerned husband
- Replies: 52
- Views: 61411
Hi Saxon, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses on the support line. Saxon I am so sorry to hear that your wife has been re-admitted into hospital. It must be very difficult for you to see her feeling so low in mood and struggling with all these symptoms. Saxon I will email you directly to discuss this ...
Hi The petal, Yes you are correct in saying that Mylan has made the difficult decision to discontinue the 40k Creon capsule as of June 2019. In terms of Nutrizym 22, this contains 22,000 units of lipase (this is what denotes the dose). Creon 25,000 unit capsules contains 25,000 units of lipase and t...
- Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:48 pm
- Forum: Patient Experience Forum
- Topic: My life with pancreatic cancer
- Replies: 2
- Views: 10239
Hi Rowlie, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line alongside my colleagues Dianne Jeni and Rachel. I am so pleased to hear that you are now 15 years post Whipples operation however I am sorry to hear about the loss of your wife Rowlie, that must have been incredibl...
- Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:51 am
- Forum: General chat
- Topic: PET scan vs CT Scan accuracy
- Replies: 2
- Views: 7706
Hi srshelly, Thanks for your post to the forum, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s diagnosis with pancreatic cancer. The CA19-9 is often monitored during treatment to assess if the chemotherapy is working effectively so it’s good to see that this has dropped to 55. In relation to your question rega...