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by laura
Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Not long left for my Wonderful Dad
Replies: 18
Views: 11607

Re: Not long left for my Wonderful Dad

hello shelley, just to let you know i am thinking of you, your family, and of course your dad,am so pleased dad has been moved to a hospice, it will be so much nicer for all of you , though you won't realize that now perhaps. make the most of each day you all have, things could well look up for you ...
by laura
Fri May 27, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Will my mum get to meet her first grandchild?
Replies: 11
Views: 6288

Re: Will my mum get to meet her first grandchild?

hi charlotte just wondering how things are with you? kind thoughts laura xx
by laura
Fri May 27, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: New here - dad with pancreatic cancer
Replies: 2
Views: 3120

Re: New here - dad with pancreatic cancer

hi cazza, my hubby is also on gemcap has been for the last 12months,mostly doing ok. since his 9th 4 wk cycle he too experiences hot and cold shivers he says he feels cold right inside but is very hot to touch, i keep an eye on his temp, we have a tel no for the oncology ward if i am concerned, has ...
by laura
Fri May 27, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Not long left for my Wonderful Dad
Replies: 18
Views: 11607

Re: Not long left for my Wonderful Dad

hi shelley, so sorry about you news :P as dad is in hospital you could ask if there is a specialist oncology nurse, she will be part of your dads team, thet usually are very helpful and be able to answer your questions, of which i am sure there are many, also macmillan nurses are ther for the family...
by laura
Mon May 23, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Will my mum get to meet her first grandchild?
Replies: 11
Views: 6288

Re: Will my mum get to meet her first grandchild?

hello charlotte,,re your mum having to be at therapy for so long thought this might help,we, well my husband. is also on gemcap just started his 12th cycle? two days bfore treatment we go to our doctors and the nurse takes his bloods and the results are with the chemo dept the next day and they can ...
by laura
Wed May 18, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Hit by a double whammy and struggling
Replies: 28
Views: 13912

Re: Hit by a double whammy and struggling

HI THERE, i read this forum a lot but do not post very often, but really feel for you x my husband was diagnosed feb 2010 operated on unsuccessfully in april, tumour same as your mums but wrapped round superior mesenteric vein. we are just about to start our 12th 4wk cycle of gemcap though we still ...
by laura
Mon Sep 20, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: advice please
Replies: 6
Views: 4393

Re: advice please

hi there carol, nice to hear from you and very sorry about the prognosis, this is so difficult for anyone going through similar times, we see what appears to be very happy people going about their daily business and tend to think its only us feeling so low and unhappy, but truly there are so many pe...
by laura
Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: advice please
Replies: 6
Views: 4393

Re: advice please

hello carol glad my reply was some help, perhaps when your having one of your close chats with mum perhaps you could tell her how sad you feel for her and you and that her grandchildren love her so much and would love to talk with her and share happy memories, perhaps mum feels scared and is is not ...
by laura
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: advice please
Replies: 6
Views: 4393

Re: advice please

hello carol, my sympathy to your family, my mother died when she was 95, this is 20 years ago, not from pancreatic cancer but dementia and assosociated problems, i was quite lucky i guess because i was a manager of a residential home and she was able to have a room there, but it is always difficult ...
by laura
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: I'm grateful that....
Replies: 10
Views: 13747

Re: I'm grateful that....

im grateful that this forum exists, and that peeople in such stressful situations as this take time out to be so supportive, im SO grateful that i met my husband 30 years ago, married 28 years next week, weve had a very happy life and i wouldnt change him for the world, but i would do anything for h...

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