Newly diagnosed
posted by Anneboylan1
21 June 2019

Two months diagnosed

Last reply: 1 year ago

Hi, I have been diagnosed with cancer of the lower oesophagus and top of stomach. I have had the FLOT regime of chemotherapy. I have received 3 bouts of it. Advised it would be rough and I do find it hard. The plan is to have 4 chemo sessions and then hopefully surgery, and four more chemo after operation. Feeling hopeful.

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commented by Irish Cancer Society
24 June 2019

1 year ago

Dear Anne, thank you for your post and for sharing your story. Chemotherapy in undoubtedly hard physically as well as having to manage the emotional effects of having a cancer diagnosis. I hope your remaining chemotherapy sessions and your surgery go well. If you would like to speak with a nurse for any advice or support please call 1800200700. Kind Regards

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