After oesophagectomy 2nd op for leak - very worried
Pazhugs2 days ago
Can anyone advise me, my husband had his op week ago today , but had to go back to surgery 2 days later for a leak repair, he has chest infe...
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JohnEH2 days ago
My name is John and I am nearly 60
I have just had an endoscopy and been told I have cancer near the junction of my esophagus and stomac...
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I wasn't expecting this
For the last six weeks I have felt as if food was getting stuck at the bottom of my chest below my ribs. A few seconds of discomfort and th...
PPI'S - Another new study finds further concern for caution regarding possible adverse side effects.
gutlesswonder6 days ago
Popular Heartburn Medication Linked to Increased Stroke
Chronic Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors Increases Heart Risk
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Just found this site and feel more assured reading other people's experiences.
cheliZajaz7 days ago
I found your site via MacMillan. I have spent a while looking through posts. Before 6 weeks ago I'd never heard of cancer of the oesophagu...
Tenovus London and Guildford Choirs Concert
DaveChuter7 days ago
Please see flyer for the 3 England Tenovus Sing with Us choirs Christmas Concert, the 2 London choirs will be joined by Guildfor...
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After radiotherapy for oesophageal cancer
Zantri11 days ago
Had 9 wks EOX chemo, then operation to remove all stomach & some of my throat.
Had radiotherapy 5 wks combined with more chemo had to stop t...
Pazhugs12 days agoPOPULAR
Hi, I wonder if anyone can offer advise, my husband is about to have a oesophagectomy ( they are removing 2/3rds Oesophagus and and 1/3 stom...
Life after surgery - blood tests to check deficiencies
violetqueen12 days ago
I have a feeling that a reduced stomach and long term use of PPI's makes one at risk of some essential vitamins/minerals .
Iron ? Vit D ? Cal...
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margie113 days ago
Hi I received my CT scan results today and am pleased to say they were positive all good no metastases after 4 years of having my IL surger...
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'Exploring the Science of Digestion' Event in Birmingham
OPA_AlanM13 days ago
There is a free public event run by CORE charity at Birmingham Town Hall, Victoria Square, B3 3DQ on Tuesday 6 December 2016 from 5 - 7pm.
Worried for mum
Marialetchford01114613 days ago
Hiya this is my first post I'm trying to get advice if possible I'm worried sick about my mum she is 70 and for the past 2 years she has had...
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Eating after an oesophagectomy or gastrectomy
This video has been produced by Royal Marsden and I am sure it will be helpful for those who have just undergone surgery:
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ABNORMALITY IN GULLET
basten14 days ago
I am 67 UK. Been told I have his. I am in extreme pain on eating for months and PPIs made no difference. The pressure burning in chest throa...
Alfie1215 days ago
Had a tumor removed from my oesophagus 5yrs ago been good till now seem to get acid,sick,no appetite and feel as if I have no energy
feeling nauseaus when eating
leechs15 days ago
HI, 5 years after the op to remove Oesophagus the nauseaus feeling is still present when about to eat and now dont want to eat so getting wo...
No chance of surgery if stage 4?
gwood8016 days ago
After a clear ct scan, my PET scan showed a 7mm area lit up on my left groin. Previously my surgeon was estimating T2/3 N1. Obviously this...
Lydia196018 days ago
Can this condition be explained? The symptoms that suggest or lead to this? How serious this condition is and whether it indicates cancer or...
Upper endoscopy am so scared help
minty1219 days ago
Hi everyone so i have been having stomach pains for couple of years now
like my stomach is sore all the time and i don't even work out i eat ...
Life on a Feeding Tube
curlyhead19 days ago
My name is Sharon and I am 68 years old. I underwent an Esophagectomy in 2007. I lost at least 25 pounds weight-wise and had the usual probl...
BARRETT'S OESOPHAGUS -- how is the likelihood of it becoming malignant monitored?
gutlesswonder20 days ago
Monitoring the Premalignant Potential of Barrett's Oesophagus
Abstract and Introduction
The landscape for patients with Barrett's oeso...
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Lydia196020 days ago
Am under a lot of stress and am worried about the effects this might have on my diagnosis, this January after I had a endoscope after vomiti...
Sophiejames2121 days ago
I'm wondering if anyone help me, I had a endoscopy yesterday and. It was the worst experience of my life, I had three ml of sedation and oxy...
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Leanne230524 days ago
Hi not sure what group i should post in .ive been to doctors 3 times in last 8 weeks and end up in hospital for 6 hours a few days ago.when ...
Lydia196024 days ago
Had an endoscopy last January after vomiting up blood. Was diagnosed with grade two oesophagitis. Ongoing severe discomfort in stomach, so g...
amsy24 days ago
Hello to all.....I am 3 months post-oesophagectomy and just wanted to check what is normal and what isn't. Problems are; pain all around che...
Can radiation treatment cause oesophageal issues??
Thyroidfightera month ago
Had thyroid cancer 2013 + 2 x radioactive iodine treatment 1-131
Now have esophagus mobility issues ?
Could my treatment...
Stomach pain after esophagectomy
barbaragmapa month ago
My husband had an esophagectomy (robotically) 14 years ago. Since then he periodically experiences incapacitating pain in his navel. Only m...
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cs58a month ago
Hi everyone... I have had heartburn for a lot of years which I have managed with over the counter meds .... About 3 years ago the heartburn ...
phila month ago
I am 10 years post op and wondered if any of you know what the main symptoms of needing a Pyloric Sphincter Stretch. And would an endoscopy...
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