Gullet (oesophagus) cancer

A support group for anyone affected by gullet cancer (also known as oesophageal cancer) to come together, share experiences and ask questions.

Difficulty in swallowing anything

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My brother has been diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus and has been unable to swallow for several months.  He had a stent put in but it still takes him a long time sip by sip to take pain or chemo meds.  My sister-in-law has tried GP for help but always comes up against a wall.

In theory he has a MacMillan nurse, but I don't know what that means - should she be the one to give him advice and help?  I hate to see him so weak and dispirited.