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- Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:41 pm
- Forum: General chat
- Topic: Never been more afraid in my life
- Replies: 4
- Views: 10049
Hi Richietosh. I’m sorry that you’re struggling with the wait for your scan results. I’m sure you’ve googled the causes of pancreatic insufficiency and seen there are lots of causes, not just pancreatic cancer. I suggest you phone the helpline tomorrow as the nurses are very helpful and knowledgeabl...
Hi Curlysue The waiting is the worst part. But because there is something showing on your scan doesn’t always mean you’ve got cancer - it’s hard to tell from a scan as there can be benign tumours as well. My partner was diagnosed early this year and in the weeks between the scan and final diagnosis ...
- Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:49 am
- Forum: Patient Experience Forum
- Topic: Newly diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced PC
- Replies: 14
- Views: 26767
My partner was diagnosed in Feb with a 5cm locally advanced (ie inoperable) tumour. Started 12 cycles of Folfirinox. After 6 had another scan and the tumour had shrunk by a quarter. He’s had a few side effects but they’re not too bad. Hope that helps.
- Thu May 16, 2019 6:26 pm
- Forum: Family, friends and carers
- Topic: This cruel disease
- Replies: 105
- Views: 132324
Oh Keith, I’m so so sorry. To lose someone of that age is so cruel and it must be incredibly hard for you and your children. Your story was one of the first I read when my husband (age 66) was diagnosed in February. It gave me and him such hope that there might be more life than the statistics state...