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Coffee isn't our enemy..at least not our liver's...

BentonCity
  • By BentonCity · New reply 10:23 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 11 replies
  • In trying to share Medscape Multispecialty articles before I learned I guess you have to be a member to open a link soooo here's a super long article cut/paste. The 40 references simply made it waaay ...

Envita saved my life

sueblue22
  • By sueblue22 · New reply 9:29 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 30 replies
  • I’m against traditional treatment. When I first found out I had cancer, I knew traditional Radiation and Chemo were not right for me. God lead me to a different form of treatment. Through my research ...

Poster of Faith and Not giving up

Dorivee
  • By Dorivee · New reply 9:13 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 5 replies
  • Lets keep trying our very best, DONT GIVE UP!!! Fight the good fight in your cincurstance that your going thru right now!! Keep going, Keep going, Keep Trying, no matter how slow progression comes!! Facebook.com/doriveeinspirationalme ...

Palbociclib and Faslodex trial

whybenormal
  • By whybenormal · New reply 9:06 am
  • Discussion in Clinical trials · 13 replies
  • Anyone else out there in this trial? I just had my third treatment. Amazing research ...

Horrible pain after 2nd surgery now

Beemer
  • By Beemer · New reply 8:07 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 15 replies
  • Well since August when I had slight fracture and bad compression on my spine. The pain has been horrible ever since. I had 1st surgery in march. Surgeon tried to put 4cc's of acrylic cement but could ...

primer on spotting bad science

R
  • By R · New reply 6:51 am
  • Journal · 73 replies
  • http://www.compoundchem.com/2014/04/02/a -rough-guide-to-spotting-bad-science/ I have said much here about correlation not being causation. This is a great reference ...

her2 pos liver mets bone mets

fishinchez
  • By fishinchez · New reply 4:08 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 10 replies
  • hello fellow fighters my name is ron and my girlfriend dawn was diagnosed last year with stage 4..i am posting on her behalf because she is currently fighting the fight from her hospital bed. perjeta ...

Hello.... I am a new to this group

Blessbme93
  • By Blessbme93 · New reply 1:33 am
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 19 replies
  • I would like to introduce my self. My name is Lisa and I am 50 years old, married with two kids in high school. I am falily new to advance BC . I had stage 2 BC in 2007 (masectomy, chemo, and radiation ...

how to lower body acidity levels and cutting down on sugar intake ???

Wendy0561
  • By Wendy0561 · New reply 1:29 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 80 replies
  • Hello Everyone, I've been reading about how bad high acidic levels in your body is and how it can feed the cancer. Does anyone have suggestions on how to naturally raise ph levels and lower acid levels ...

Lack of Cancer Patient Care Support Systems

thecarolhouse
  • By thecarolhouse · New reply 12:54 am
  • Discussion in Financial issues · 2 replies
  • 'CANCER PATIENTS DESPERATE AND UNMET NEEDS ARE EVERY BIT AS RELEVANT AS FUNDING CANCER RESEARCH AND DESERVING OF EQUAL FUNDING AND EQUAL ATTENTION." Outspoken cancer patient's advocate and humanitarian ...

Thank you

Ann2800
  • By Ann2800 · New reply 12:10 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 7 replies
  • Just want to thank everyone for being there for me this week. You have all made me feel so much better! I have my scan on the 28 and will pray on that. Thank you again my friends.....glad I found you ...

Halaven troubles

SIgirl
  • By SIgirl · New reply yesterday at 11:56 pm
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 8 replies
  • I have been on halaven for four months and it is bringing my tms down slowly. However, it is playing havoc with my bowels. I go from constipation to diarrhea sometimes in the same day! Anyone else had ...

The unknown is so hard!

AnniePMay
  • By AnniePMay · New reply yesterday at 11:24 pm
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Breast cancer mets to the bone and lung in May 2012. I've been on Zometa and Femara since then. TM have been slowly coming down; but this month spiked up again. PET scan showed new ...

True or hoax? Cancer Cure In Bible

Pickles19
  • By Pickles19 · New reply yesterday at 10:58 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 31 replies
  • I just watched a video about a Dr. Mark Stengler who is a doctor and also a devoted Christian. He talked about a book we can get from him that is called, "The Bible's Healing Codes Revealed" that discusses ...

Teranova

cwoos4
  • By cwoos4 · New reply yesterday at 8:51 pm
  • Discussion in Support groups · 10 replies
  • Anybody hear from Teranova? She shows as inactive. She was having problems with her eyes. I hope everything is ok. Cindy ...

I did it again...

hinsopa
  • By hinsopa · New reply yesterday at 8:20 pm
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • Check out my new post at http://www.canceremotions.wordpress.com Come join us over at my blog ...

side effects getting worse and are not consistent.

Mkathybrown
  • By Mkathybrown · New reply yesterday at 8:02 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 23 replies
  • Hello again my cancer survivors. I just wanted to know if anyone of you have experienced your side effects getting worse.? I am on cisplatin/gemzar 3 week cycle. I have TNBC 2a, recurrence. My side effects ...

Taxol - Chemo

smiley47
  • By smiley47 · Posted yesterday at 6:56 pm
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 0 replies
  • I was wondering if anyone had been on Taxol when after three rounds and markers going down, (gradually) they had blood work done at the third round on the fourth week; which is the week you do not get ...

Terrified. Double vision again

JAMILLA
  • By JAMILLA · New reply yesterday at 5:09 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 11 replies
  • Dear friends please help. I had stereotactic radiation to the tumor bed of a brain met I had surgically removed last year. The tumor degree 8 months after the removal and I finished radiation in December ...

Pleural Drain and Pain

Evelet
  • By Evelet · New reply yesterday at 5:07 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 2 replies
  • Anyone out there have experience with Pain around a Pleural drain? In early January I had an Aspira drain put in for a chronic pleural effusion A few weeks ago I developed pain under my shoulder blade ...

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