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    Hi, Hospice are pretty good at what they do,...

    Hi,

    Hospice are pretty good at what they do, they have seen this process many times. My fil had really rough nights but would then rally during the day, two days prior to his death extended...
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    see you when I see you, love always

    Brian John Matthews, aged 68, passed away 19th August 2013.

    God has you in his keeping, we have you in our hearts.

    Love you
  3. So sorry to hear of your mums passing. Sending...

    So sorry to hear of your mums passing.

    Sending hugs

    Jo
  4. Thread: learning curve

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    You are in my thoughts Lisa, there will be...

    You are in my thoughts Lisa, there will be moments and memories in the coming days for you to hang onto. All the best.

    Hugs

    Jo
  5. Thread: He's gone.

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    So sorry for your loss, Susan. Sending hugs to...

    So sorry for your loss, Susan. Sending hugs to you ad your loved ones.
  6. Thread: learning curve

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    learning curve

    Like most of you, I knew very little about pan can when my fil was dx. I was fearful of each change or new symptom. At times it seemed we were the only ones out of the loop. Drs would make comments...
  7. Thread: no more pain

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    no more pain

    Hi everyone,

    Monday the 19th August, my fil passed away, :cry: His pain is gone and he is at peace.

    Thank you all for your help and for being here.

    Jo
  8. Thread: clearing my head

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    He is still hanging in there, his oxygen stats...

    He is still hanging in there, his oxygen stats are declining. He 'twitches'alot when he is asleep, jerking different limbs randomly. In two days we will be driving from Canberra to Queensland for my...
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    Hi native, That is a tough question, my fil...

    Hi native,

    That is a tough question, my fil has stage 1v mets to liver and bone at dx. That was nearly 6 months ago, he now has mets in his right lung, heart, arota, bowell, multi mets in lower...
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    All the best heartbroken, you are right the pain...

    All the best heartbroken, you are right the pain never gets less we just get used to it. You clearly loved your mother with all your heart. I wish you all the best today and always.
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    Lol that is excellent, well done Mike. I read...

    Lol that is excellent, well done Mike. I read your posts and have to say I admire you and your strength.
  12. Poll: Hey all, My fil was told 6 months mid Jan...

    Hey all,

    My fil was told 6 months mid Jan 2013, pallitive care or hospice depending where you are from, called last week to say 'prepare yourselves the 6 months is fast approaching'. We dont tell...
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    Hi Linda, I am sorry that you had a need to join...

    Hi Linda, I am sorry that you had a need to join the forum. My fil has a 'tired' voice sometimes too. Worse at times than others. Maybe the doctors dont see it as a symptom because it has been...
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    pancreatic cancer foundation ?

    Hi all,

    In Australia there isnt a pancreatic cancer foundation, I have posted a query on the cancer councils site asking why, no response yet. I am assuming the foundation would provide support to...
  15. Thread: question

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    question

    Hi all,

    My fil has black urine, I remember "doctor google" saying something about this but I cant remember what it was. I think it was to do with the liver but I could be way off track.

    Does...
  16. Thread: clearing my head

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    Update....my fil's breathing is detoriating, he...

    Update....my fil's breathing is detoriating, he is relying on oxygen 24 hours now. Palative care have advised the cancer is progressing quickly now. Everyday he has a new ache or pain in the...
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    Hi Justin I am so sorry you are going through...

    Hi Justin

    I am so sorry you are going through this at such a young age. I agree with what has already been said about how you are feeling, there is no right or wrong way to feel we all cope and...
  18. Thread: clearing my head

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    clearing my head

    I hope no one minds if I dump some of the stuff in my head here.

    Yesterday we had number two of cycle one, Gembar, while there the Chemo nurse said his Pitt line had a kink in it and needed to be...
  19. Hi, I am so sorry that this has happened to you...

    Hi, I am so sorry that this has happened to you and your family. This disease doesnt make sense, it is cruel, horrible and extremely nasty, not only for those with it but also for those who love them.
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    Hi like you I am a newbie. I am sorry you and...

    Hi like you I am a newbie. I am sorry you and your family are on this road, remember you arent alone. Sometimes you will need to lean on others, know that those on this forum are here for you to take...
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    thank you everyone

    Hi everyone, I wanted to say thank you all for your posts. My father in law has pancreatic cancer that was dx in December. His first scan showed he had mets in his liver, his spine and thigh bone....
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