phil3 days ago
I had my operation 12 years ago and apart from the usual problems we all have life is still good. However for a few years I have experience...
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Mrtoad7 days ago
I'm 16 years post Ivor Lewis and following a deterioration in swallowing I have been in this week and had what I assume to be a stretch unde...
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John01188 days agoPOPULAR
Hi guys, I had the Ivor thingy operation almost six weeks ago now. I was very lucky and it appears they got all the cancer out when they rem...
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The_OPA8 days ago
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Sammy19688 days ago
I was diagnosed last May (2017) with a tumour were oesophagus meets stomache. I had chemo for 3 sessions and the the operation last October ...
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kenann11 days ago
Anyone have severe back pain with barrets. Taking rabeprozole
John011811 days ago
Oh my god. I have a my Oesophagus out. They put a feeding tube in my stomach. I was just changing the dressing and it came out. Any ideas?
John011812 days ago
Hi All, I am 5 weeks post op for oesophagus cancer Ivor Lewis operation. Things are going well and it looks like they got it all out. I have...
Shazz1012 days ago
Hello everyone. I had my first endoscopy after having what appeared to be hiatus hernia symptoms. I had no sedation and couldn't tolerate th...
Calboy14 days ago
Hi all has anybody had gastroparesis after having the Ivor Lewis operation ??
Third time oesophageal cancer
Joseph8415 days ago
I have just been diagnosed for the third time with oesophageal cancer, unfortunately I have run out of options as I’ve had the operation and...
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Calboy15 days ago
Hi all my mum has a month of feeling fine then has a week of being sick ... She went for a endoscopy today and there is a build up of food i...
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Wilky4217 days ago
For the last 3 years my stools have been light in colour and very soft, sometimes mild diarrhoea, to get technical types 5 & 6 on the Bristo...
Alan_M18 days ago
For those who have been troubled by the vagus nerve system, and why it causes so much trouble when it is disrupted after major surgery, you ...
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Weight gain after oesopagectomy
Herder20 days ago
Hi I had an oesophagectomy 4 years ago, struggle with chest infections and coughing, also weigh more than I should, is this due to the high...
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LouLou98723 days ago
Hi all, please does anyone have any knowledge on using a private company ( im currently in contact with Oncologica) for screening for geneti...
Three months after Nissen Fund surgery, throat problems?
123videoa month ago
Hi there, I had a Nissen fund surgery done 12 weeks ago. What is troubling me after post op is every day i have to keep clearing my throat...
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AlisonStobarta month ago
Alan is now 2 years and 2 months Post IL. His last checkup was early August when Prof Griffin said that he was really pleased and that Alan ...
Calboya month ago
Hi all as you all know my mum had the Ivor Lewis operation back in May few complications ... She lost a lot of weight which I know is normal...
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Hi all my mum had the Ivor Lewis in May and now has a really crocky voice is this normal ??
amsya month ago
Hi all. I was wondering what happens to the pancreas during the Ivor Lewis operation - does it get moved much or does or remain in its norma...
tejags6a month ago
Hi can anyone tell me if chemo regime EOF made them feel worse on the 2nd cycle. My hubby has just had the 2nd “full” dose and he feels so ...
My mum had the Ivor Lewis operation about 4 months ago ... She had been ok but last month she felt really sick and was sick most days ...
Blood in Saliva
Copyapa month ago
Hello , I had my ivor lewis on 19th march 2018 due to oesophagus cancer. Age 53. Everything going fine except from last week i had blood in ...
Complication after dilation?
Tilly1000a month ago
Hi, my husband has had his 1st dilation & is now experiencing something, during the day he.s fine but as soon as he starts to lay backwards ...
Rico3a month ago
Hi I’m new to the site. I’m male 42. I was diagnosed with stomach cancer Nov 17 and got my stomach removed March 18. I was 11 stone pre op n...
Weight gain after stomach removal
Hi I’m looking for advice on how to gain weight after total stomach removal after cancer. I’m 6 months post op. Was 11 stone now between 8-1...
rasora month ago
hi i am 12 months post op had ivor lewis op my haemoglobin is low and they have put me on iron tablets does that mean my cancer is returning...
Cazalbira month ago
Hi, my hubby was diagnosed about a month ago with oesophageal cancer and now at the assessment stage, my problem is what I can give him to e...
Pat1946a month ago
I have had oesophageal cancer op 13 years ago but over the last two months I have been getting panic attacks is there any body else get thes...
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