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imageBob - On HDT  I'm now receiving hormonal deprivation therapy which started last Monday. Two shots of Firmagon sub-Q to the belly. Not too uncomfortable, but the injection sites which lumped up with the medication under the skin were tender for a couple of days. My urinary retention symptoms have decreased, with no side effects so far. I'm hoping this will stay off the growth of my disease for awhile. Next week I have scheduled two MRIs. Upper and lower spine to confirmed no …More…
Type: Prostate Cancer

imagePamela - Son's stomach and liver cancer  Stage 4 stomach and liver cancer. He's fighting it as best he can but awful sick most of the time. We are going for a second opinion at University of Michigan on 3-13-15. Want to make sure everything is being done that can be done. …More…

imageJ Michael - More on a certain special veggy..  ~~ Subject: Asparagus DO NOT FAIL TO READ THIS AND SEND TO YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS hen I was in the USN, I was stationed in Key West, FL. I worked at the clinic at Naval Air Station on Big Coppitt Key just a few miles north of Key West. The hospital at Key West was for out- patients only, for retired armed forces personnel that lived in the area. If you needed to be hospitalized you were sent to Homestead …More…
Type: Bladder Cancer

imageEllen - Radiation pneumonitis  So, this is my new diagnosis. Basically inflammatory lung process as a result of radiotherapy to the lungs (1/4 chance if you have concurrent chemo). I actually have been feeling back up to 75% of normal! but have a pesky cough worse at night. I'm on steroids to try and dampen the inflammation, no benefit to me yet. Do any of you have any experience of this and how it settled down? …More…
Type: Tonsil Cancer

imageTexas Jeff - Alternative cancer treatments   from the mayo-clinic OD@aT tj …More…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageFaydra - Katniss in the MorningKatniss in the Morning
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

imageFaydra - New meNew me
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

imageFaydra - winterwinter
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

imageFaydra - All Clear!!!  PET Scan: No cancer!   They did find a right ovarian cyst. Oh man. lol.     …More…
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

imageKelly - Chemo week ... again  I haven't posted much lately because I've been working a lot this week.  I'm out of sick days, and was happy that some overtime was offered.  I work in tech support for a large school district west of Chicago, and we are getting ready for PARCC testing, which is the new standardized test.  Yay ... not!  Chemo again tomorrow.  I promised the nurses and my husband that I would stay on top of the hydration and anti-nausea meds this time. …More…
Type: Anal Cancer

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