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imageShelly - Surgery?? Or not  I was wondering if I should do surgery or just radiation therapy and chemo? On my throat.
Type: Throat Cancer

imageMystic1der - Stress Stress And More Stress!!!  Life continues to be nothing but a ball of stress for me and my family. My dads lung cancer results showed it was stage 3 in two weeks he will start chemo for the next 8 weeks and then radation. He has had a very rough time since the lung removel surgery. Not from the surgery itself but complications of his peripheral artery diease. a couple days after the surgery he lost the pulse in his foot we thought they …More…
Type: Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

imageAdmin - Please Light a Candle  Please light a candle for Kathleen who passed away. …More…

imageD - Just getting started  hello,  I'm new to this site and blogging.  I'm not really sure what to do or say so I'm just going to write like this is a journal.    I'm a 56 year old women happily mamarried and yesterday was my husband and i's 29 year anniversary.  We have 3 wonderful children and 6 grand children.  I would like to say that I have not as of yet been diognosed with cancer.  I went to see my gp for a sore on my …More…
Type: Tonsil Cancer

imagePatty - My Oncologist, Dr, Peter WeissMy Oncologist, Dr, Peter Weiss
Type: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

imageGraciasmom - has anyone ever????????????  has anyone ever experienced large amounts of flatus while taking zenpep after a whipple? I may not have any for a few days and then have it for a few days at a time.  When I experience the flatus it seems I get pressure on the lower left pelvic area.  Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this and what was done to alleviate it. Otherwise I do fine  except for an emotional roller coaster lately. Hope everyone is doing, …More…

imageMilad - Apple Cider Vinegar Magic!  It certainly has been a while since I last shared my thoughts and news with you.  I am happy and grateful to tell you that so far, all is going well. I've been work at about 70% of my previous capacity since May 2nd.   At my last visit with my Oncologist a couple of weeks ago, my numbers were slowly rebounding with my White Blood Cells (WBC)working their way back towards 4.8, while at 2.9.  My oncologist and the …More…
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

imageMary - Port Flushes and Eventual Removal  I just wanted to  ask  how  often you typically get your port flushed once treatment is complete.  And can a regular lab do that or should I commute 35 min to my oncologist?  Also,  to my surprise my oncologist said he'd like my port removed after six months assuming all looks well.   I've heard of people keeping them in for years.   I look forward to getting it out.   Always feels so weird in here.  …More…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageMarlys - Why telling our cancer stories can be healing  I met this amazing young woman, Sarah Thebarge, at a writers’ conference in Portland this past week. And because of Sarah, I’m rewriting my memoir, grateful for her input.   Photo credit: Pixabay   Sarah taught a coaching class entitled “The Healing Power of your Story.” This about the value of story-sharing: Writing turns wounds into scars. Wounds are raw, painful, losing blood. Scars don’t get infected, you can touch them, they’re not painful. So, how is telling our stories healing? From the combined wisdom of my memoir-writing teacher …More…
Type: Prostate Cancer

imageRick - Turks & Caicos 2016Turks & Caicos 2016
Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer

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