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imageThetimeisnow - My new Family!  Last night for some bizzare reason I was unable to fall asleep until around 6:00am this morning.  On Monday and Tuesday, I received my IV Fluid and 2mg of Decadron (Dexamethasone, a corticosteroid) which helped me fight the blues and the general nausea associated with week 2 following chemo. I discovered that it's best to schedule the infusions for the morning rather than the afternoon.  The few extra hours of sleep and easy morning proved not as valuable as the …More…
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

imageKelsey - Project Cancer Relief  Hello everyone who is reading this post! I have started a business idea in memory of my mom who has recently passed away to stage 4 endometrial cancer that has metastasized to her brain.  This project is heating/cooling packs that apply the right amount of pressure and temperature to ease and potential relief the pain in those with cancer. It will be for any cancer type and will have the type of ribbon color you would like.  Please visit my fundraising page for …More…

imageKelsey - Project Cancer Relief  Hello everyone who is reading this post! I have started a business idea in memory of my mom who has recently passed away to stage 4 endometrial cancer that has metastasized to her brain.  This project is heating/cooling packs that apply the right amount of pressure and temperature to ease and potential relief the pain in those with cancer. It will be for any cancer type and will have the type of ribbon color you would like.  Please visit my fundraising page for …More…

imageCathy - Getting back our sexuality.  I have been a member of this blog for quite some time and have not posted but have read and learned so much from many of you. Thank you! I am 6 months post treatment and in remission. :) Which I thank God for every day, but I am still struggling with getting back to my old self. Maybe I will never be, I do not know if any of you struggle with the whole sexuality after treatment , but I …More…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageJames - Cancer treatment centers of america  What is your though on CTCA …More…
Type: Pancreas Cancer

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Type: Anal Cancer

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Type: Breast Cancer

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Type: Breast Cancer

imageDonald - 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

imageSperanza - 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. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-08/acs-cmi081007.php http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/news/20070821/cranberries-contain-cancer-compound 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


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