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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: 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: 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: So Torn............

    Need some advice............................ In the last 24 hours the Hospice seems to of got my husbands pain under control and bless him he's hoping to come home maybe tomorrow,of course i want him too but am extremely anxious.This dreadful disease has understandably changed his personality i have...
  • Forum Post: Re: Carers & Caring...

    Hi All, I'm new to the site, and I’ve spent a few evenings reading posts on this forum. My dad was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer on 23rd April after a gastric endoscopy, which showed a tumour is obstructing his oesophagus . The biopsy confirmed it was cancerous. He has since had a stretch...
  • Forum Post: Re: Surgery cancelled

    Thank you for your thoughts. Philip is still in the hospital cardio ward looking so well. But we've been told that the angiogram showed that, if he didn't have cancer, he would have had bi-pass and stents but they will not consider in the circumstances. Instead they are going to give meds (beta...
  • Forum Post: Re: Surgery cancelled

    Thank you so much for your kind words. They certainly came from the heart. It's all be such a shock, especially cos for the last 2 weeks, Philip has been feeling terrific: he can eat anything, no fatigue, feels better than he has done for a couple of years. No symptoms whatsovever. And he doesn't...
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