For people having an ileostomy or colostomy or living with a stoma. Support each...
A support group for patients with Lynch syndrome (also known as Hereditary Non-polyposis...
Hi my wife had surgary for what we thought was overian cancer onley to find out it was appendics cancer this was in july 7th 2016 she is still waiting for her wound to heal before she can have chemo.
We have recentley been toid it has traveled to her small bowel which cannot be opperated on is chemo
I'm sorry about your wife. Where are you being treated? It would be worth asking for a referral to the Christie in Manchester or Basingstoke, which are the two UK specialist centres for peritoneal surface malignancies. There are a number of cancer types that start in the appendix and are often grouped together under the term "pseudomyxoma" and you might find it helpful to get advice from the UK national charity, Pseudomyxona Survivor. They can help you organise a second opinion if you decide this is helpd. Wishing you all the best.
Safe payments by:
If you have any questions about Macmillan, or would like to talk to someone about cancer, we have a team of experts
who can help.
© Macmillan Cancer Support
© Macmillan Cancer Support, registered charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and the Isle of Man
(604). Also operating in Northern Ireland. A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales company
number 2400969. Isle of Man company number 4694F. Registered office: 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UQ. VAT no: