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Cathy Esposito

Marsha47
  • By Marsha47 · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • Has anyone heard from Cathy recently? Marsha ...

The Immune system ...fascinating

daisypetals
  • By daisypetals · New reply March 14, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oI0jVN4 TTI ...

Spam?

PiperJ
  • By PiperJ · New reply March 9, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I get a weekly update of posts and journal entries. Half of todays was spam from sanjay718. I did report it but I'm just wondering if it was just mine, or has anyone else seen this? Thanks Jen ...

Men with Breast cancer

ravnred
  • By ravnred · New reply February 28, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/24 /when-men-get-breast-cancer/?_php=true&_ type=blogs&_r=1 this needs to be shared....copy to facebook etc....beautiful ...

Recent research studies suggesting less mammographies

dragonflycatcher
  • By dragonflycatcher · New reply February 19, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I think the study is flawed. Memorial Sloan Kettering was interviewed and disagreed with the results and the methods of this study suggesting less mammography. Perhaps in my case due to dense breasts ...

More hope for the future - possible vaccine

kni3
  • By kni3 · New reply February 13, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • This was just on the radio: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/ breast-cancer-vaccine-developed-by-austr alian-scientists-can-stop-disease-return ing/story-fneuz9ev-1226826564070 As usual, is it ...

Xeloda and generic drug

SOHO62
  • By SOHO62 · Posted January 13, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hi Ladies. I found out today from my Pharmacist that there's now a generic 'Xeloda' drug. He's ordering some for me tomorrow. He says it will be about $70 cheaper than the brand name which will be a big ...

Those of you who have question can ask a johns hopkins doctor online

bunnytooth
  • By bunnytooth · New reply December 5, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Hi - I have discovered a site by researching breast cancer information I need for my best friend. There is a site whereby women with breast cancer can ask a qualified Johns Hopkins doctor questions with ...

Obama's New Health Care Law

RememberPeople (Inactive)
  • By RememberPeople (Inactive) · New reply November 26, 2013
  • 310 replies
  • How is the new health care law going to effect you and your continued treatments? Are you finding that health care costs are increasing for you or decreasing ...

Any of our Inspire family in Sunday's tornado devastation?

BentonCity
  • By BentonCity · New reply November 21, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Looks like the multiple tornadoes in our Midwest caused much destruction where they hit. Tried to do a geographic location check on the Members page, but it's not really set up for that type of a filtered ...

GMO and the FDA

65chevy
  • By 65chevy · New reply November 18, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • OK.. It takes years and years and specific clinical trials and lots of money before medications are put on the market... GMOs were introduced into our FOOD SUPPLY with absolutely no clinical trials and ...

Our Members in the Phillipines

BentonCity
  • By BentonCity · New reply November 12, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • This isn't a normal discussion, but neither is the super typhoon blasting into the Philippines with winds 195pmh and gusts 230mph in about the worst storm that country has seen. What structure can withstand ...

Update From Duke

Billi-Jessica
  • By Billi-Jessica · New reply November 9, 2013
  • 22 replies
  • this is the Mom, put my foot down and got her a pump for pain. Told doctor no way in hell is she lewving the hospital with so much pain and nausea. she is comfy for now with the pain pump. Thanks for ...

Update: War on Cancer

LagunaTick
  • By LagunaTick · New reply November 5, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • The New York Times posted a 12 minute video on the history of the War on Cancer in the US. If you want to read more about it, get "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee ...

Summarising & analysing treatments/drugs to decide which are working longer

ANNA131
  • By ANNA131 · New reply October 30, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Dear all members, Please update your personal profiles (all in your profile about your treatment in details) under your ‘log in’ on this site. It will be good to research/analyze the following information ...

My letter to the editor - inspired by "bestbird"

adventureswithcancer
  • By adventureswithcancer · New reply October 28, 2013
  • 13 replies
  • After reading about bestbird's article in the paper, it inspired me to submit the following letter to the editor. Maybe it will be published (hopefully on October 13th!). I was in my oncologist’s office ...

New York Times digital collection of breast cancer stories

IowaSignTerp
  • By IowaSignTerp · New reply October 18, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • I am sure that there are a few more members who have shared their story with this site. The desktop site offers a place to add a few more stories. Granted, most of them are the early detection stories ...

My Letter to Oprah Magazine

healthbee
  • By healthbee · New reply October 16, 2013
  • 29 replies
  • Hi there: I decided to start another discussion, because the other one on Oprah is quite long already, and I find, from my own experience, that when the posts are many, we get 'lost' and don't read everything ...

Monday at Raccine's

Deec71
  • By Deec71 · New reply October 15, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • Hi Metastatic Community, I just wanted to share a bit of information regarding a HBO documentary. A dear friend of mine named Linda Hart was featured in a HBO Oscar-nominated documentary, scheduled to ...

New Book about Cancer

healthbee
  • By healthbee · New reply October 14, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • I was browsing in the library website, and in newly acquired titles found there is a new book, which looks very interesting: it features stories of renowned researchers and scientists. The title is "Catching ...

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