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  • BigOrkWaaagh 12 Apr 2017 08:35:50 6,206 posts
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    I rarely read this thread because cancer has picked off my close family - my little brother as a child and the only cousin I gave a fig about about 18 months ago - and frankly I'm terrified that someday it'll happen to me, so I try to just forget about it as much as I can. My Dad got it a few years back and has recently been given the all clear however, so that kind of gives me a bit of hope. I'm rooting for you and your wife drhcnip, genuinely.

    F Cancer.

    Stupid new page.

    Edited by BigOrkWaaagh at 08:36:06 12-04-2017
  • Fake_Blood 12 Apr 2017 08:42:39 7,284 posts
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    Cut the fucker out and burn it.
    All the best for you and your wife drhcnip.
  • drhcnip 20 Apr 2017 17:38:15 5,055 posts
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    cheers, chaps - only just seen some of these posts - overwhelming how much people pull together over this sort of thing...

    just giving an update...both ops went well as far as we know - there was talk of removing the spleen as well but, once they were in there, they left it which i'm assuming is a good sign...she was in critical care for a few days after then on a ward for a few days and now home recuperating...still got the drain in so we need to monitor and measure that and go back tomorrow to check it but she seems to be recovering ok...one of the most amazing things was the fact that the wound from the op, about a foot and a half long, is glued together - no stitches apart from a little anchor one at each end...

    they seem to think it all peeled away cleanly so its in soak for biopsy now...we know its a stage 3 one due to the size and spread so assume the biopsy will give more clues about the grade so we can get our heads around the way forward...

    a few hurdles jumped now and the major surgery over with so thankful for that

    thanks again for the support, guys
  • Dougs 20 Apr 2017 17:49:44 82,374 posts
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    Everything crossed for you mate. Sounds like a great first step.
  • drhcnip 20 Apr 2017 17:57:15 5,055 posts
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    aye, we're fairly happy so far - seems like only one lymph node involved as well so hoping this bodes well for the followup appts....
  • MH-RobJenx 20 Apr 2017 18:00:51 1,792 posts
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    All ze best bru
  • CosmicFuzz 20 Apr 2017 18:14:41 31,899 posts
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    Yeah, sounds like it went about as well as it could have, which is great. Fingers crossed moving forward dude. Hope you're all staying strong.
  • drhcnip 20 Apr 2017 18:19:17 5,055 posts
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    doing our best - fair few wobbles along the way but understandable with this sort of shit, especially when it all came out of the blue


    poor old daughter's due to start gcses in a few weeks- she's had a rough old time through it all but the school's been very supportive...
  • Tryhard 20 Apr 2017 20:00:55 12,019 posts
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    It's times like this you see the importance of family. Who stands by you and who drifts away not wanting to know.

    Hope you have a good foundation of support to lean upon. Strength to all.
  • Jeepers 20 Apr 2017 20:05:41 16,025 posts
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    @drhcnip

    All the best to you and family. Like Dougs said: everything here is crossed for all of you.
  • drhcnip 20 Apr 2017 20:26:13 5,055 posts
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    cheers, chaps

    we're damn lucky, tbh - my family's very close and all round the merseyside area where we are so they've been great...wife's family are 300 miles away in devon and in their 80s so i think it's been terribly hard for them...luckily, i get on with them very well so could keep in touch every day...add to that the massive support we've had from both our places of work, online friends/acquaintances etc including you lot on here - we count ourselves fortunate to have the backup and the moral support to help us through...
  • elstoof 20 Apr 2017 20:34:49 18,149 posts
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    Round 1 to Mrs hcnip, keep it up guys
  • Load_2.0 20 Apr 2017 20:37:21 25,211 posts
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    Best of luck, I hope you get some good news.

    Edited by Load_2.0 at 20:37:34 20-04-2017
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 5 May 2017 20:59:54 990 posts
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    My neice passed away yesterday after 4 years fighting at the age of 15 :(

    We raised 14 grand to do her bucket list, and every box was ticked, still a shock.
  • Deleted user 5 May 2017 21:03:59
    CrispyXUKTurbo wrote:
    My neice passed away yesterday after 4 years fighting at the age of 15 :(

    We raised 14 grand to do her bucket list, and every box was ticked, still a shock.
    That is terrible news. My heartfelt condolences mate to all your family.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 5 May 2017 21:29:55 990 posts
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    Thanks man, she was given terminal 6 months ago and refused treatment so she could go live her live.

    She was a genuinely lovely girl
  • the_milkybar_kid 5 May 2017 21:35:14 5,441 posts
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    That's completely tragic but I'm glad she was able to see out her wishes. It's only words but also, my condolences to you and your family.

    15 years old. Fucking hell that's heartbreaking.
  • Deleted user 5 May 2017 21:35:37
    It's sad beyond words. I have 3 daughters and 15 is no age.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 5 May 2017 21:41:49 990 posts
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    Yeah, she was diagnosed a couple of weeks after my dad died. So happy to have played Wario Ware with her as a kid and stuff.

    I've gone through 2 suicides, and 3 family members in the last 6 months, but I can't imagine the pain my sister has gone through.

    But she was a fighter, and she made the most of what she had!
  • drhcnip 5 May 2017 21:45:11 5,055 posts
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    ah, fucking hell, thats shit, mate....tragic news...condolences to you all...:(
  • Tryhard 5 May 2017 21:47:50 12,019 posts
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    So, so, sorry to hear that Crispy.

    Fucking hell, I shall raise a glass to her tonight, be at peace.
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 5 May 2017 21:51:33 990 posts
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    I can see my sister online on facebook, and I don't know what to say to her!

    Cheers guys
  • Murbs 5 May 2017 22:06:53 23,613 posts
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    This thread. So sorry Crispy x
  • Jono62 5 May 2017 22:08:09 17,806 posts
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    Sorry to hear about your loss :(
  • DUFFMAN5 5 May 2017 22:20:59 21,538 posts
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    :(

    Edited by DUFFMAN5 at 22:23:31 05-05-2017
  • Dougs 5 May 2017 22:21:08 82,374 posts
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    Ah fuck. FCUTA. :(
  • DUFFMAN5 5 May 2017 22:21:19 21,538 posts
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    :(
    So very sorry to hear Crispy. Thankfully your niece got to complete her list and at least be in charge. I hope you and your family find the strength to deal with your tragic loss and honour and cherish her.
    X
  • ZuluHero 5 May 2017 22:28:42 5,604 posts
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    @CrispyXUKTurbo Really really terrible news, I'm so sorry to hear that. It's terrible at anytime in someone's life, but especially worse with someone so young and shouldn't have go through that. Like you to your sister, I don't really know what to say to you, but for what it's worth she sounded awesome. My sympathies to you and your family. Hope you're all holding up as best you can.
  • brokenkey 5 May 2017 22:28:51 8,894 posts
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    CrispyXUKTurbo wrote:
    I can see my sister online on facebook, and I don't know what to say to her!

    Cheers guys
    Phone her and tell her you love her. And what a great kid she had. Don't do it on Facebook.
  • boo 5 May 2017 22:34:34 13,179 posts
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    Haven't checked this thread for a while.

    Really sorry to hear your sad news, Crispy. The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long. Sounds like she lived every last minute though.

    And Tony - fingers crossed that Mrs P makes a full recovery.

    Punch cancer in its stupid face. And keep punching it 'til it stays down.

    Positive vibes to anyone out there who's having to deal with this scummy little disease.

    Edit for incorrect use of apostrophe.

    Edited by boo at 22:36:53 05-05-2017
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