Pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer

I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer less than a month ago. I’m scared. 

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Re: Pancreatic cancer

Anihcup

I think all who are diagnosed with cancer are at sometime scared,you are not on your own with those feelings,Is there a chance of surgery for you

Occasional Contributor

Re: Pancreatic cancer

No, not at the moment. The mass is close to an artery and it’s giving me pain, so they told they will use radio at first to burn a little bit of it for the pain to go away, and then chemo.

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Re: Pancreatic cancer

Hi Anihcup,

Everyone who is diagnosed with cancer is scared. Scared of the unknown. Scared of the future. Scared for their families.

Everyone will feel anxiety about the surgery, the treatment, scared and anxious about the future.

What differs is how we deal with it.

Some people will shut down and not communicate, some people will become extroverted and others might become aggressive for whatever reason.

 

Everyone will deal with it differently, but I can tell you that everyone who has had cancer is scared at some stage.

Just know that you are here with people who can appreciate the situation you are in.

 

The medical profession has made amazing progress in the treatment of cancer.

 

-sch

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Re: Pancreatic cancer

Sch

thank you for your words. I know it’s a scary sickness. I want to stay positive, I try, but when the pain shows it is a situation or thought or feeling I can’t express. And the pain killers they give me, don’t really kill the pain.

i am anxiously  waiting for the doctors to tell me when they are going to start treating me.

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Anihcup

I hope your radiation therapy begins soon and helps with your pain.the waiting for treatment to begin is very hard.

Occasional Contributor

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Ok,

I think so, this wait is killing me.

Occasional Contributor

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Today I’ve received an appointment for next Tuesday. I hope they decide when to start with whatever procedure. Time goes very slow.

Occasional Contributor

Re: Pancreatic cancer

Hi Anihcup

I am sending you love and hope

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Thank you. I really need it. Today I am going to an appointment with the oncologist, I hope he tells me definitely what they are going to do, chemo, radio, operation... I don’t know yet, and I hope this is definitely the day.

i pray to the Lord.

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