Monthly Archives: April 2012

Then Treatment Started

Well not straightaway it didn’t. Had a call to say it had been put back a week, but I was at least given a date for the stomach tube, or Radiologically Inserted Gastrostomy (RIG) to give it its proper title, … Continue reading

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Then I Had A Wisdom Tooth Removed

On the next clinic visit I met with my Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) which turned out to be a roomful of consultants, doctors and nurses, each with their own specialism. The consultant now taking the lead told me what was going … Continue reading

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Then I Had A Tonsil Removed

The tonsil was taken out as a day surgery, which actually meant afternoon surgery and an overnight stay at hospital. I was fairly apprehensive, not least because of the logistical stuff around my MS and lack of mobility. But it … Continue reading

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Then I Had One, No Two, Biopsies

AT ENT I’ve discovered there’s always a lot of waiting around. You get given an appointment and you turn up on time but it has always been my experience that you have to sit and wait to be called.The first … Continue reading

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Then I Got Cancer

And it was a shock. I have no family history of cancer. I couldn’t see I really had any other risk factors either. I don’t drink, don’t smoke (well not since May 9th 1984 anyway) and am not overweight. But … Continue reading

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