Friday, 22 April 2016

Results from scan

Results day is always a strange day. It's stressful, and the build up to it is also stressful. Conversation is normal. Shall we go for breakfast? Do you want to go for a coffee before we find out? What jobs have to be done after the hospital, and on the surface all is normal, but there is noting normal about results day.

You sit in the waiting room and talk to the nurses that now have become friends, you try and read there faces, do they know? I drive myself silly at this point. 

So to those new on my blog, and to some of you that have found you have pancreatic cancer, I had a whipples procedure just over 3 years ago, and that worked, but it came back 6 months later, I am on my 4th time that pancreatic cancer has been visible. 

I have just finished my 4th set of chemo, and the results from the scan and looking at my tumour count, right now, there are no signs of any tumours. My tumors count as been up to the 3000 mark, anything below 34 is normal, right now it's 18.

The oncologist and nurses and all involved have managed it again, of course I am very thankful.

So life goes on, and with that, you walk way from the hospital, and all goes on as normal, I am currently looking for an holiday,  it is much needed! And I am pushing for a business's award, to fund a dream of mine to have a cafe, it's a long shot, but I have nothing to lose! I was on local radio a couple of days ago and local TV today but it seems I have slipped down to number 27th, so please if you could spare 2 mins and just click the VOTE button, that would be great, so thank you.

Stand up for cancer may be coming to see me next week, and hopefully will be helping towards there campaign this year.

Also, they are using the billboard picture again for cancer research around the country from June.

Thanks for all of your lovely messages, and thank you for your support too. 


  1. very happy for u !!! thnx god !!

  2. Great news again Carl - you keep being that enigma!!! Xx

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  4. Voted for your coffee shop project and do wish that you get better health to enjoy. I dropped on your textes since I am searching solution for my dad urgently since he got the pancreatic cancer from 2014. Would I ask you a question? did you went to China for the nano knife operation? how was the result?
    Thanks forward for your answer.
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  5. Hi Carl! I noticed your blog and I greatly appreciate the stories you are willing to share with others. My name is Abby and I’m currently a student at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI working on a project called CancerEd. My team and I are developing curriculum materials to teach children about cancer in an interactive but scientifically accurate way. We are looking to send out a survey to parents who have had cancer to better understand how they communicate with their children about cancer and we would love your help with this! If you could email me at, I would love to give you more information about the survey and about our project. Hope to hear from you soon! Thanks!