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  • Forum Post: My lovely 81 year old Mum given 3-6 months. Devastated

    Having lost my gorgeous Dad to bowel cancer 12 weeks ago, we got the horrible news a couple of weeks ago that my lovely Mum (who is 81) has advanced stage cancer of the gullet. She just got out of hospital yesterday having had a stent fitted, but the doctor took me aside to say that she's too...
  • Forum Post: Stable results after EOX. Husband wants a break in treatment, I'm worried.

    Hiya all, We received my husband Russells scan results yesterday and we were told that after three infusions of EOX that his cancer of oesophagus and lung secondaries, are the same, no bigger, no smaller. So he has decided to have a six week break from Chemo, although he was supposed to be having...
  • Forum Post: Re: Worried

    Dear Susan Louise and Griff, Pleased to hear from you both, and thank you for your messages, I will try to keep as positive as I can. Plan is more Chemo on Thursday if Russell's neutrophils are higher after his blood test that day. Thank you so much, Love to you all, Julie xxxx
  • Forum Post: Life Post Op

    Hi, I'm fairly new to this site and wish I had found it two years ago. I have given a brief outline of my Dad's situation on another thread but this is my first post and I just really want to get things off my chest so bear with me. My Dad was diagnosed with inoperable, terminal gullet cancer...
  • Forum Post: OC no surgery possible. Any sickenss/pain relief advise

    Hubby's tumour has grown back (4cm) and they can offer no more treatment.except for a stent in the future when the 'shape' is right. They've tried once but it wouldn't hold so abandoned it. If you've time, please read my profile where it's all explained). Now that rotten...
  • Forum Post: Re: It's back with a vengenace

    Dear Steve: Thanks for your words. In fact, so far, he only gets the pain after an 'episode' bringing up the frothy stuff and, thank goodness, the pain doesn't last for too long. I know that as things get worse, he will need serious pain relief - but right now, time the med kicked in, the...
  • Forum Post: It's back with a vengenace

    I haven't posted for ages. I won't bore you with details here (but have updated profile). Hubby's OC is back (4cm but no apparent spread 'scope showed) and begins chemo (3rd time lucky...) on Monday (31st), docetaxol this time; oncologist has said it's palliative but hubby says "it...
  • Forum Post: TORN

    Thankyou all so much for advice and support Russell is going down hill fast my daughter has been fantastic this dreadful situation has made her grow up............She was 19 last wednesday.I've always been able to talk to her and we've discussed the option of Russell coming home i still take...
  • Forum Post: Feel so alone having a dreadful moment

    As i sit here writing this i'm in tears,feel sooo lonely.My husband was diagnosed with OC in march this year.He had 3 lots of chemo was scanned after the third, the results seemed positive he was responding to treatment.Since then (end of july) he has dramatically gone down hill and been in constant...
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