I am completely new to this so please bear with me while I figure out how to use/ message!
My dad was diagnosed with oseophageal cancer in February and had a minor op where it was removed via endoscopy
Unfortunately we were told on Friday that it was not all removed and what they are recommending is the Ivor Lewis operation- we have no set date as yet but will hopefully find out on Tuesday!
I know this is a big op and the recovery is long . I want to be able to support as much as I can, the op in itself is a big deal and the side effects and recovery sound very hard to get through so any practical advice or tips would be most appreciated!
how long will he likely be in hospital?
Any tips/hints about dumping syndrome and how this is best managed?
Any particular foods to encourage or avoid?