Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done
by getbackjojo on Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:00 AM
I had the Whipple on July 10, 2008, and now, four months later, I am hungry all of the time. Has anyone else experienced this. I've gained back eight of the 20 pounds I lost due to surgery. I was on the overweight side, which was to my benefit presurgery, but I don't want to become overweight again.
by Quill on Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:00 AM
My whipple date is Dec 14, 2007. I lost 25 lbs. but gained it back and then some in preparation for chemo and radiation. I even gained weight during chemo and radiation.
I can't say that I am hungry all the time, but I do have a constant feeling in the pit of my stomach (intestines) that feels like it is either hunger or I am about to be in a fight-or-flight situation.
I eat a lot and am over my ideal weight for competitive x-country skiing. I no longer stop myself from second helpings or constant eating. Mentally, why not? I have had cancer.
by getbackjojo on Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:00 AM
When you track a discussion, you will get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to track this discussion?
If you stop tracking this discussion, you will no longer get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to stop tracking this discussion?
If you were considering traveling for cancer treatment, which headline would you find more interesting?
Destination: HOPE. Cancer care that is worth the trip.
Over 84% of our patients travel to our hospital from another state
Neither headline is interesting
We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.