My condition is incurable, but manageable. I'm sure that I will manage to do so once I've got my head around this new development. © Bowel Cancer UK. Next step is more of the same chemo he had at the start of the year (capox) since it worked so well last time. Following expert clinical advice and consultation with professional bodies, NHS England have made the decision to stop the bowel scope screening programme. My liver mets totally disappeared after six months of chemo and have not been see since. We have a better doctor now. Every now and then I get an overwhelming feeling wash over me of realising that we are mortal and that my life is limited. Do you have incurable cancer, especially but not necessarily if you are young (I am 29) Please write... hey there do you mind me asking what type of cancer you have? Eventually I will become resistant to the treatment but already there are newer treatments in clinical trial that are looking real good. Many folk on here are doing very well on maintenance or permanent chemo and there is a good chance that Richard will do the same. This research aims to explore patients’ experiences and perspectives in relation … I just like those two lines which are part of the chorus. Cancer Council NSW is registered with the Australian Taxation Office as an Income Tax Exempt Charity: Charitable Fundraising Authority No. Cancer that is incurable and eventually terminal. We still have a fight on our hands but we always have an aim to beat this. Keep fighting and never lie down and never ever give up. Julie, Hi Rebecca OK, I am 55. Hi Rebecca, Where is your cancer may we ask? There are also a number of organisations out their that support younger adults -(those a lot younger than Harker and myself!!) What's yours? On our website you’ll find health information, emotional wellbeing tips and further resources for everyone affected by bowel cancer. It was pretty scary for ten months, then I was in remission until recently. I know there have been great advances since I was diagnosed three years ago and I keep in touch with that on the Internet. Even in cases of incurable cancer, palliative or experimental therapies may improve quality and extent of life (see also Overview of Cancer Therapy). This is what I feel like I need to know someone else especially my age, is going through. A small percentage of prostate cancers can move quickly to distant parts of the body. So I don’t think of myself as having ‘incurable cancer’, rather that I have advanced cancer I’m controlling. When da started the chemo in June, it was after a delay as we switched to a more positive oncologist and my Da was and is till on very strong antisickness because of sickness since his operation. 'Like the song says, "some days are diamonds , some days are stone"' I like that a lot, what song is it from? The oncologist has told me that it's incurable but I'm having chemo she says to make me live a bit longer. But isn’t a non-toxic treatment with a 27.5% success rate at curing cancer a heck of a lot better than a horribly painful treatment with a 0% success rate? It's very frustrating to think that there were so few after the last lot of chemo but now they've all come back again. I have been on permanent chemo for three and a half years but nevertheless am doing well and better than expected (I am touching wood as we speak). But I've had my future ripped away from me, I wanted to do so many things. Our father was on the couch and weak, but he was gaining weight and getting through the chemo. Facing an incurable cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming and scary and you will probably be experiencing a wide range of emotions and thoughts, which can be difficult to control. ... As we say regularly on this forum folk don't tend to post that they have received PIP on the internet. The only you have total control over is your ATTITUDE, Hi everyone, Vicki I love so much your stories that say I was told a month and I'm still here years later. Is there anything I can say to him to soften this blow? Clinical trials are great as you get really good treatment and they do not use a placebo - it is the best available current treatment available for your cancer com pared to the new treatment. Because it has spread is one reason they tell they cant cure you. But it must be tough for you to try and bring his spirits up when you are crying inside. It always takes me a little while to get my head around new news, but you will get your head around it and will be ready to fight again. Now I'm ancient - I'm even older than Harker, so that is saying something - but I agree with Harker that the word incurable means that they haven't found a cure yet. We are on watch and wait three monthly scans and the anxiety is sometimes crippling isn't it. When i had my 6 week checkup with my surgeon (radical removal of my lymph glands) he asked if I was having any problems. I guess this will be the cycle for us from now on. Objectives Existing research has established the importance of appearance concerns for individuals with cancer and identified appearance as an important factor in dying with dignity. If you ever need to chat feel free to send me a direct message. It is never ideal in our personal plans for the future. It’s the waiting for this plan that is worse. Yeah I'm the same as you, the cancer has spread so that's basically why they can't cure it. Please take very good care and stay in touch, but only when you want to, Kim, How very irratated @spannerkate this s ---t site does not save last time, Brain bowel liver lungs and some thing else and I will know it will kill me BUT, So sorry to read your update @spannerkate , but rem chemo worked wonders before and can do again! But we all have faith in our teams, and hope for the future. Stay strong and sending love and hugs to you. Lots of love and best wishes to all of you. That’s better than 1 in 4 incurable cancer patients… cured. @Jules2, how did you cope, who could you talk to that would have shared your experience? Astre jeu, 04/06/2015 - 15:23 (5) commentaire(s) Bonjour. You have to deal with each day as it comes and its not easy. LOL Here I am all philosophical. Since then, his research has focused on the experience of patients living with lung cancer. There is something about social gatherings that always scares the crap out of me. In a nutshell, my partner was diagnosed last December with rectal cancer with extensive liver mets, had 4 cycles of capox at the start of this year with excellent results, then after a lot of delays and deliberation 5 weeks of radiotherapy this summer. This website uses cookies. Someone to fight with us. Writing helps. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops in the thin layer of tissue covering most of an individual’s internal organs (mesothelium). I dont know where I will be in 6 months or 3 years, but I am here at the moment and thats what counts really. You can get to see a psychologist on medicare - your GP will have the details, ask them. :), Hi Rebecca I havent asked for any time limit as I dont believe the doctors know, they only guess on current statistics. Ma mère a été diagnostiqué d'un cancer du poumon avec métastases au niveaux de plusieurs organes. i believe it has a lot ti do with mind over matter. Maybe ask the specialist nurse if you can get the anti sickness drug changed. This is done using long term / maintenance chemo which is really doing the job for me. So I don’t think of myself as having ‘incurable cancer’, rather that I have advanced cancer I’m controlling. Hi @spannerkate thinking of you and Richard. The diagnosis of incurable cervical cancer does not mean that you need to stop doing the things that you enjoy in life. Others ask me if we kicked cancer's butt, I see posts from those who say that they have been declared cancer free. Lorna Whiston, 26, from Crewe, Cheshire, was forced to make the decision to give birth prematurely so she could have scans and receive treatment for breast cancer. Four days ago I was diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer. In these unprecedented times, we know many of you are understandably worried and concerned. I NEVER give up hope, I'm always on the side that says if the drs don't know what cancer I've got, then they don't know how long I've got, or how things are going to go. They took 80% of my liver and everyone was very pleased with how it had gone. Can't think why I haven't responded earlier to your post, I guess there has been a lot happening in my life in the past few weeks. I do think it's really impressive how you are dealing with this PIP application with incurable cancer. If the sickness can be controlled and he gets stronger anti sickness. http://www.australiancancertrials.gov.au for national trials I hope the cancer I've got is managable too. Thanks again to you all I'm so happy that you responded made my day What can I do? Registered charity number (England and Wales) 1071038 Scottish charity number SC040914. Cancer is a life changer, or should I say arsehole. Does anyone who is in this position have any advice for us? That was some 22 years ago (now i have revealed my ancientness ... lol) I was given the possibility of a month to live or "x" amount of years and fortunately with that one I got the x. Sometimes, when the cancer is found late, it might be hard to remove or kill all the cancer cells. Big hugs, Bowels clear (2 x op) Also look at pension and all benefits blue badge so on The way I cope with this is to focus on controlling the cancer so I can get on with enjoying my life. The NHS has set out how it plans to return essential cancer services to pre-COVID-19 levels in a new plan called The Cancer Recovery Plan. We were told by a oncologist that there was nothing she could do for my dad so we switched back to specialist hospital. But they do when there have been problems. My team do not think that I am curable but I am treatable which is different. Lung (both lungs ablation) The capox worked brilliantly for my husband and it will for yours too. Even in cases of incurable cancer, palliative or experimental therapies may improve quality and extent of life (see also Overview of Cancer Therapy). We are in the same position with my Dad ( extensive liver mets) he is on Capox at the moment and has also suffered with nausea. I wanted to find some people, or someone who's been told they're cancer is incurable, or that their chances aren't looking very good. It's all positive. Good luck to you and your husband. I have oesophageal cancer with secondaries to the liver. [Article in Dutch] Buiting HM(1), Linn SC, Smorenburg CH, de Kanter W. Author information: (1)Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Amsterdam. Good Luck That is something else you need to keep an eye on - what clinical trials are. I'm sorry not to have been on here to support other people recently. If they give you a time limit, it sticks in your head and who knows what effect this can have. His writing is based on interviews he did with 39 patients who live, like him, with incurable ca ncers. He's collected the stories into a book, "Roads to Meaning and Resilience with Cancer: 40 Stories of Coping, Finding Meaning, and Building Resilience While Living with Incurable Lung Cancer." A ship is safe in harbor, but that is not what a ship is for. Dr. Burzynski continues to work towards that goal. We always knew this was a possibility but it's still difficult to hear. It is normal to find it more difficult to tell your family how you feel, your thoughts, fears and feelings, in order to try and protect them at this difficult time. Having an incurable cancer is of course also serious but there is often lots of treatments available to keep the illness under control. Brain - cyber knife, Also if poss get to sea and beautiful places. I didn't have anyone that shared my experience and I got on with life as much as I could. Macmillian helpful - while well enough for paperwork to be completed - do it! Just by writing you've made me feel pretty good. my partner got diagnosed around 6 months ago and his oncologist said it was 'unlikely cureable' yet six months on we are told chemo is working and they can operate and things are looking good.. i believe only god can decide not the doctors! God bless you and your dad and Lisa @ Aisling00. I am sorry to hear about your partner, but I do think this is at least partly to do with language. In that moment, I became a member of a community. I am not as young as you. One thing that often came up during these conversation was that maybe it isn’t very clear to people I interact with, my readers and sometimes family member as well, what it really means to have an ‘incurable cancer’. Keep at them till you find one that works for him. One such organisation is the Warwick Foundation - http://www.thewarwickfoundation.org.au. I think he'll be starting the chemo next week. I have an incurable cancer too. Limited research has investigated the specific needs of patients with advanced incurable cancer. Please don’t apologise, on this journey we do have to look after ourselves when we need to, it’s important. The folfox has worked on the liver metastases that were in both lobes. Hi everyone, Incurable Cancer is a term used when cancer can no longer be cured. I feel a bit lonely because I mostly read about 'survivor' experiences and while I consider anyone with cancer as a survivor, not just the ones in the 5 year mark, I'd like to find someone who is facing the same kinds of demons as me. Getting rid of as many as possible with chemo and then hoping they don't come back during breaks from treatment. Richard is struggling to accept this, and worries that he'll feel ill forever. To me that means they haven't found a cure yet. Yes, that's where my forum name comes from. Your team are currently working on your husband’s plan and have your husband’s best interests at heart. I have pleasantly surprised my team by having no evidence of disease (or being ‘in remission’) for over three years. I look at it as something to manage. I was told that the primary bowel cancer was pretty stable but it was a good idea to get on with surgery. By clicking OK, you consent to the use of cookies. In 2016, Dr. Al Achkar was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. His article, The Median Isn't the Message can be found at http://cancerguide.org/median_not_msg.html. Anon. Same as me, they cant tell me anything about what the cancer I've got is going to do and when they do, they're wrong. As cancer catch-up strategies for the next stage of the pandemic are developed, it is essential that the often-forgotten needs of patients with incurable cancer are recognised and addressed. Thanks so much for replying! Sophie Sabbage The Cancer Whisperer gets half a page in The Observer for her rejection of the idea of 'battling cancer', as if it was a new idea. Liver op70% I get jealous and resentful of my friends (although so grateful of them)for having beers on the weekend and bitching about work like I use to. Particularly with breast cancer, there are very good treatments indeed, and people can live for very many years with secondary breast cancer and function very well. I hope that's what happens to me!! Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people. Share your story in our online journal space. Cheers Vicki @spannerkate I’m sorry for all you and your partner are going through. able cancer would perceive their self-efficacy and subsequent performance as better than nurses caring for patients with chronic conditions. Just hang in there and things will work out. What a lovely post. Keeping both of you in my prayers. This is done using long term / maintenance chemo which is really doing the job for me. Regards. How did you stop the morbid thoughts popping into your head (if you had any) if you thought it was only a month? Hold onto hope that the capox will work. Like the song says, "some days are diamonds , some days are stone" Have children, start a business, go more places overseas, finish my masters. But it still sucks, and there's so many emotional things on the journey. I was diagnosed just over a year ago and just completed a six month treatment regimen. You never hear high blood pressure or diabetes described as ‘incurable’, but they are. Increasingly, however, they are finding ways to control cancers, if not cure them. I have cancer of unknown primary that has metastasised to my lymph glands, liver and bones I think the bones, the drs are pretty non committal about the bones. A better choice is to discuss the likely results of such treatments and to … Back in June, our oncologist told Da ‘he would get him through this’ and although that was vague, this is all we wanted. G'day Rebecca Hi @spannerkate, I echo the sentiments above, please don’t feel that you have to apologise for anything. I can take each moment as it comes and deal with it one at a time. Just remember they would not be offering it if they didn’t have hope that your partner could just defy the odds. @spannerkate, I am too one of the long term chemo users. this was 6 months age now. Thanks @Bear G @Lirio345 @Lawsey @charleyb and @Clancy for your lovely replies. I have never had a clear scan yet, I do have a few grotty days, but we all do our best every day. We had to try 4 different types before we got it right and now his nausea is minimal. Bucks dreadful We currently don't know the exact spread of the cancer and will be undergoing a PET scan and keyhole surgery. I'm often philosophical about it like you, I really appreciate the moments I've got. I was diagnosed in June, Is this you? The ‘Incurable Cancer’ Life Over the last few months I have had multiple conversations about my cancer. I haven't been on here in a very long time, as I found it was making me a bit anxious. The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of perceived needs among this population. Be strong for your husband. Hello, my name is Mel and I never imagined I would be posting on a cancer forum. We all wish it was 100% of patients were cured. Thank you everyone for your kind messages. A mum was given the heartbreaking news that she has incurable breast cancer just days after she gave birth to twins. So although he didn't use the word 'incurable', that sort of sounded like what he was saying, especially as we went on to talk about maintenance chemo. At the end of Feb I went in for an operation to remove the tumours in my Liver. @spannerkate really sorry to hear this. Im someone with ‘incurable’ cancer and would say it’s just a word, try not to focus on it. :). [Living with incurable cancer]. Those facing incurable cancer and their loved ones may feel isolated, which can lead to feeling distanced from friends, family and colleagues. my partner who is also young is fighting it fit.. of course after chemo he feels crap but he's doing very well.. i think that altho it sucks to have this disease at a young age you also have your youth on your side Has the oncologist talked about potential next steps? I have just turned 50 this year. I think this would be easier to bear if he felt well at the moment, but he's been suffering with nausea since the end of radiotherapy (over a month ago). Forum Cancer incurable,comment se comporter avec la personne malade? The first aim of the current study was to explore how nurses perceived their self-efficacy and performance in sup- porting self-management activities in patients with incurable cancer. Hope you had a good christmas and new year. I find the specific focus on ‘cure’ in cancer quite interesting as there are so few diseases we can actually cure. His post-radiotherapy scans have revealed that his liver tumours are back with a vengeance, probably about the same if not worse than they were when he was diagnosed. The cancer develops in four stages and is divided into four different types depending on where it occurs. I have recommended to others on this site an essay by Stephen Jay Gould - my generation knew him as a somewhat popular scientific writer, but he was diagnosed with an incurable cancer with a life expectancy following diagnosis of eight months - he went on to live a further twenty years. Anti-cancer treatments for various subtypes of cancer have significantly improved. H, Hi Rebecca, I was one year older than you when I was first diagnosed with cancer. And has responded well to chemo, unbelievably well. The doctors will do their best and you can do alot too. His oncologist didn't really have any advice other than to keep taking the antisickness drugs. You have alot to think about when they tell you those words. Well of course, I had gone from not being able to pick up a pen to umpiring basketball and I couldn't do jump balls ... that was a problem! They cant tell where it may pop up next. I haven't been given any prognosis in amount of time but I have been given the impression that it's less than 12 months. Hey Rebecca I hope it works as well as it did last time, and maybe if they don't leave such a huge gap between treatment there's a chance the liver tumours will be obliterated and not come back. Hi @spannerkate There's not much info or support for my kind of cancer because they just dont know where it started, because it's either gone or is too small to come up on the scans. However, physicians should resist giving ineffective therapies. No research, however, has explored in depth the role of appearance in the experiences of individuals who have incurable cancer. Her mother was horrified that she was writing a book about her own experience, culling entries from her blog. keep fighting and never give up! He explores how these patients find meaning, cope, and build resilience. I usually arrive filled with nervous anticipation. Past few weeks have been mental for me and I'm now in the worst place possible. Last year my main objective was ‘cure’ In August 2016 I had nothing to do with Breast Cancer Care, no knowledge about breast cancer drugs, and only a cursory understanding of ‘metastatic’. The worse my pain gets though, the more I get the feeling that its not going so well and my last scan wasn't good. Incurable I have a rare blood cancer called Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma.). Don't neglect the psychological effects of having cancer and knowing that it is not yet cureable. It’s taken a long time, and lots of counselling, but I’ve now come to terms with the fact that this cancer will kill me. Lots on here doing great on maintenance regimes. @spannerkate As @lisa7 has said our Da was told the 6 liver mets can only be controlled and the oncologist was very very pessimistic and used the word ‘incurable’. Anyway, I can respond from the point of someone who has lived with an incurable cancer for the past twelve years and managed to maintain a fairly active life of good quality in that time. I too have been told that mine is incurable and it will shorten my life. Now it's not so scary. He will get through chemo. Hi there, It is hard to be told something like that. The song "some days are diamonds" is a John Denver song. His team will find a way through this for Richard. Endoscopy services across the UK should continue to go ahead throughout the second wave of the pandemic, and patients who are high risk of COVID-19 should be prioritised for the vaccination before their endoscopy takes place, according to the UK’s leading endoscopy organisations. © Cancer Council NSW 2021 Head Office Address: 153 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011. PIP application with incurable cancer - Page 4. Hi @spannerkate thinking of you and your husband. Cheers http://www.cancervic.org.au/trails for trials in Victoria Sending you both best wishes and hugs. When cancer spreads (called metastatic cancer), it's much harder to treat. Good spot by your husband! However, physicians should resist giving ineffective therapies. Dear @spannerkate , hoping for the very very best for Richard as he starts next week and love and thoughts to you both. Lovely to hear from you again, sending love. A better choice is to discuss the likely results of such treatments and to … My cancer has been responding well to chemo so far but it will never completely go away. My condition is called multiple myeloma. Maybe one day we'll get to the stage where he can have surgery or ablation, we can only hope I guess! The way I cope with this is to focus on controlling the cancer so I can get on with enjoying my life. @maddie86, I'm so glad your partner is getting better! have hope and never give up! We were upset but we stuck to our positive aims to fight it. You can find out more about clinical trials, where they are available and whether or not you are eligible at two websites: @harker, thanks, I do write, I love it and it does help. @Vicki Anne, thanks, you're right, at no age are you ready to deal with dying. and there is a group on this site. Was there a point when you realised you were outliving your sentence? Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Has your partner tried different anti sickness meds. The rest of the song is a bit melancholy I'm afraid. 18521. He said he's scared that he will feel ill forever. Our current Dr said we ‘couldn’t have asked for a better scan’. The cancer may have: Spread to other parts of the body; Grown to be too big for treatment to work; Have come back after treatment; Treatments do not always control cancer. However, I'm facing issues that I thought I'd face in my old age, things like tying up loose ends, not leaving things unsaid, writing my will, worrying if the God I pray to is listening, or even there. It’s good to hear from you but I’m sorry to hear of the developments for your partner. His oncologist used the phrase "we will probably never be able to get rid of these". That is my situation - it can't be cured, but they manage to keep it under control. 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