Who's on the Cancer Blog Community?
Donald - Still here Well, I haven't posted for a while, so I thought I would check in. I'm sitting with my brother Bill today, his pancreatic cancer is progressing he's in pain most of the time now, and having trouble breathing. He still get out of bed every morning though. It wears me down physically, and emotionally.
I have CTscan Wednesday, hoping for clear one, so I can schedule to get this damned port out. Of course there is that usual …More…
Type: Anal Cancer
Speranza - alternative cancer therapies So my sister bought me some cranberry juice today. She told me that cranberry was good for female-specific diseases and her friend's mom who is fighting uterine cancer is taking cranberry juice every day.
I googled effect of cranberry on cancer and here are what i found.
Main cancer treatments are surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy but there are some alternative therapies for cancer such as immunotherapy, chinese medicine, diet therapy and even spiritual therapy.
Alternative cancer therapies remain controversial since they …More…
Type: Ovarian Cancer
Jennifer - Crazy for you.. What I thought were hot flashes, were not. Last night it was fiery. My ovaries looked great so I got to keep them. No staples. I'm home. I'm in dick loads of pain, but I'm home!I think my hormones are out of whack, making me feel overly sensitive. I've rationalized my feelings about children. I just had a huge pity party last night. I may have many more. But I have you guys to line me back up and focus …More…
Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
MIchelle - Proton Therapy to the Brain My benign meningioma is not something that even some of the best neurosurgeons want to operate on. After careful evaluation, my doctors at Penn have said that it's too risky to the optic nerves and caratoid artery, around which this things grows. So, I am fortunate that the Hospital of the Univ of Penn is one of the few hospitals in the US that has a proton therapy machine.
I begin daily treatments on March 24 for 6 weeks. I admit …More…
Type: Breast Cancer
Speranza - Until I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer ◆Mid December 2015◆
I felt twinges in the left side under my belly.
I went to astroenterologic clinic and there was a small calcification seen on X-ray. The doctor said that it was maybe ureteral stone but couldn't confirm. He advised me to take CT scan.
‐CT scan result‐
The small calcification was actually seen in my left ovary.
I went to gynecology clinic and had pelvic exam for the first time.
I was diagnosed with ovarian cyst. He mentioned that …More…
Type: Ovarian Cancer