Radiotherapy – What’s all the fuss about?

Radiotherapy – What’s all the fuss about – I soon found out (To read my cancer story from the beginning start here – April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer) It was day 5 of my radiotherapy treatment, I’d had one session of Chemotherapy and up until yesterday wondered what all the fuss was… Read More

My 1st Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy Sessions

My 1st Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy Sessions (To read my cancer story from the beginning start here – April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer) So I had returned back to my parents on Sunday night after spending the weekend at home with my family to find 2 letters from UHCW (University Hospital Coventry &… Read More

Back at home, the calm before the storm

Back at home, the calm before the storm (To read my cancer story from the beginning start here – April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer) It was now 6 weeks since having an operation to remove half my lower jaw due to cancer (T4 N1 squamous cell carcinoma of the right mandible) and… Read More

Having a Radiotherapy Mask Made

Having a Radiotherapy Mask Made (To read my cancer story from the beginning start here – April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer) I was still in hospital when I went through the process of having my Radiotherapy Mask Made which was a relief as it meant no constant travelling back and forward to… Read More

Drips, overnight feeds and blood transfusions

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

Back in Hospital

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

2 days at home then a near trip in the Air Ambulance

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

Removing the elastics and going home

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

Stitches out, Temperatures and Infections

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

Time to try solid foods

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

It’s Not Me You Want to Thank

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

3rd operation of the week

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

The Infections and that Damned Heat

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week, I never… Read More

Back on the Ward

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation, My 2nd Operation in a Week and I… Read More

I Never Liked Lifts

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation, My 1st night after my operation and My 2nd Operation in a Week go… Read More

My 2nd Operation in a Week

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital, The Day of My Operation and My 1st night after my operation go back and read those 1st. My… Read More

My 1st night after my operation

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements, My 1st Night in Hospital and The Day of My Operation go back and read those 1st. My 1st night after my operation If… Read More

The Day of the Operation

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted, Pre-Op Arrangements and My 1st Night in Hospital go back and read those 1st. Tuesday 10th July 2018 – The Day of the Operation If you… Read More

My 1st Night in Hospital

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer, Having a Feeding Tube Fitted and Pre-Op Arrangements go back and read those 1st. My 1st Night in Hospital If you have read my previous posts you will know I was… Read More

Pre Op Arrangements

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry, Telling Your Family You Have Cancer and Having a Feeding Tube Fitted go back and read those 1st. Pre Op Arrangements If you have read my previous posts you will know I was waiting for a major… Read More

Having a Feeding Tube Fitted – Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer, Coventry Warwick Coventry and Telling Your Family You Have Cancer go back and read those 1st. Having a Feeding Tube Fitted – Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) My sister in Law Elizabeth stood up to the plate once she knew about… Read More

Telling Your Family You Have Cancer

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer and Coventry Warwick Coventry go back and read those 1st. Telling Your Family You Have Cancer If you have read my previous posts you will know I stated off with a mild toothache and after being seen by my dentist,… Read More

Coventry Warwick Coventry

This is a follow on post from April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer go back and read that 1st Coventry Warwick Coventry If you have read my previous post you will know my dentist had told me I had Cancer and told me to go straight to Coventry Hospital UHCW (University Hospital Coventry… Read More

April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer

April / May 2018 – You Have Cancer I can’t remember the exact date I was 1st told I probably have cancer but it was on a Monday towards the end of May 2018 It started of as just a bit of mild toothache and in early March I went to my dentist who had… Read More