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OPA Palliative Care & Guidance

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End of Life Care Plan: Where to Start?

In this article you can find out the difference between palliative and end of li...

Marie Curie - Online Chat

This Charity helps with an available online chat, telephone chat and much more. ...

Give some hope

Son is only having chemotherapy palliative for stage 4 oesophageal cancer . Is t...

Stage 4 in the young males

Can anyone help my son has been diagnosed with stag 4 oesophageal cancer does an...

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy

Has anyone any experience of having SIRT treatment for secondaries in the liver?...

Stage 4 oesophageal cancer

Hi all. My husband was diagnosed with stage 4 oesophageal cancer last November t...

Possible Secondary cancer after 18 months IL op

Hi, I would like to join the Charlie’s Circle group to seek fellow members’ supp...

Can you help with a short survey?

As you may know we are working in partnership with RefluxUK to strengthen our me...

Newbie near Jax Fl

I have not seen an oncologist yet as I just received the results of a biopsy las...

NotGivingUp

Young mum with advanced gastric cancer, which was misdiagnosed for 7 months as I...

Newbie!

Hi all A gastroscopy has revealed a large ulcer at the upper part of my stomach....

Recurrence- please help.

So finally we get to the bottom of it and I have recurrence. Chemo might be an o...

Depression

Hi, my husband has a nj feeding tube as he is unable to swallow due to the tumou...

Why is this group called Charlie's Circle?

Thanks to liz_crisp for posting the link to this group on the OPA group - I had ...

High dose radiotherapy

Hi my husband has been diagnosed four months now, he was at the stage where all ...

Barretts

Do you bad back ache with barretts

Jackhammer esophogus/bowels ?.

How can I keep my bowels clear because if there is anything in there it’s not be...

Dendritic cell therapy for EC

Hi, Does anyone have experience on dendritic cell therapy for esophageal cancer...

Post op ct scans

I had a full gastrectomy in July 2016..How often should I be having ct scans ? ...

Biopsy results

I had a full gastrectomy on July 13th at St James hospital Leeds . My journey ha...

A list of books and places for information

This is a list that some of you may find useful, provided by Peter with his com...

Irritation of esophagus.

Hello all. I have a question that somebody might be able to answer. My esophagus...

Laryngectomy support

Hi there, I am my brothers carer and we live 12 miles outside Belfast, Northern ...

In My Bed

This might be of interest. It comes from Sydney, Australia, and is a doctor re...

Existing Heart condition then EC

Asking for another from the US. Any have an existing heart condition and then di...

Stomach pains

My husband has oespgegous cancer with liver mets. His liver is enlarged and he ...

Ellie's Friends

This may be of interest. Ellie's Friends (making the big C smaller) have a num...

Is this forum still active?

Hi, all the posts seem to be from quite a while ago, just wondered if anyone sti...

Overcoming fear

This is the start of a blog that might be of interest: We've lived good lives. ...

What to expect...

Some questions are difficult to ask, probably more difficult to answer, and may ...
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