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Lyssa - huge structures are apparently a good thing Got the results back from my CT scan today. I'm all clear. The cancer hasn't spread anywhere, everything looked normal, so that's some excellent news.
Now we're just working on the IVF stuff.
On Saturday, I got blood drawn, to see if I was even healthy enough to go through with the IVF treatment, and luckily I was.
Yesterday, we spent several hours at the fertility specialists.
Since I won't be able to carry my own children due to the fact that I'll lack …More…
Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
David - question I am done with my chemo (2 cis treatments) and have 12 more IMRT for a total of 33. The last chemo knocked me out especially my taste buds. I can drink protein shakes and smoothies. anyone have a menu i am starting to drop some lbs. I also am questioning 33 rads, i know i am being a baby but has anyone just had 30? if i could skip a few that would be great@
Type: Tonsil Cancer
Susan J - STATISTICS (And How To View Them) Stephen J Gould was an evolutionary biologist who wrote the article excerpted below. I read this piece soon after our diagnosis with pancreas cancer, and it gave us hope that the lousy survival statistics for our disease could be interpreted in many ways.......and that good health, a good attitude, relative youth and world-class doctors might make all the difference between a quick death and the ability to live for an extended number of years. We are now in our fifth …More…
Type: Pancreas Cancer
Micah - One Down... I entered the chemo room yesterday with sweaty palms. Not because I was anxious about the chemo, but traffic in Little Rock around 7:30 or 8:00 is nuts. I hate not driving. As in many other areas in my life, I want to be in control. I was frantic about being late, and my driver (mom) just kept that positive smile on her face and reminded me that they were not going to turns me away if we …More…
Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Bobbi - Just because some of us need a boost “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962);
U.S. First Lady, Diplomat, Human Rights Activist
Nothing but love and respect for every single member here at BFAC. Love you all, hang in there!
Type: Cervical Cancer
Linda - Seven Years Here is a seven year update.
I was Dx (diagnosed) January 29 or so 2007.
Began treatment Valentines day (February 14, 2007 and ended treatment Good Friday (like April 6th 2007).
On May 17 2007 I was confirmed NED (no evdience of disease). The rectal surgeon in a followup said the tumor was gone and they could never see it had been there. Oh yeah,m I never had surgery, but they had a rectal surgeon look at me before and after. Yeah on …More…
Type: Anal Cancer