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Support Hospice what a joke Douglas Macmillan

karl2012k's picture
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Diagnosed late with renal cell carcinoma and also what was thought to be a simple cyst was also a bosniak type 3 - 4 cancer.
I had to have radical surgery cut acrosss stomach to rempove large cyst and kidney and cancerous lymph node that was last year. I went into hospital at 7.30 in morning operation at 9 out of operation theatre at 13.30 back on ward then home for 19.30. Had no after care from hospital as there was not enough money in budget to offer support.

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Got in touch with local Hospice you might have heard of them...


Lovely glossy website but I had along converstion with palliative nurse Chris Wood who said that I do not fit the criteria.. Oops sorry for being alive.

I am still here after transferring my care to Manchester from Stoke on Trent was under the butcher ******* Mr Golash who said that i was perfectly healthy I will beat it I am now under a very good hospital in Manchester The Christie Professor Robert Hawkins . Nothing is too much for them. My local support groupds where i live are not interested in offering any support. I have had 5 scans in a year and all clear.

Good luck to anyone else going threw this stay positive like me and you will beat it, I was back in the gym after 2 weeks.

Texas_wedge's picture
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You're a very unusual case.

karl2012k's picture
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Why unusual , I will never be given the all clear as it went into my lyph node.

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