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Need some help! Can't Eat

  • By Sportomich · New reply 8:26 pm
  • Discussion in Managing side effects · 12 replies
  • Sorry to post like this but I need some help, i've signed up for some support groups so hopefully they will help but I have no appitite whatsoever and no desire to eat anything, The wife is fit to be ...

another day and trying to move forward

  • By reflection571 · New reply 8:25 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I have been here working and asking myself why??? Why am I even here? But know I have a purpose in life...If only I wasnt filled with such insecurities...I know I am strong but the weight I feel is so ...

This Girl kicked Cancers Ass !!!

  • By Trishyff · New reply 8:05 pm
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • I did it, I did it....Today I got the results of my CT scan, NED baby !!! I am so freaking happy, I cant control my emotions. One second I am laughing then I am crying. This has been the craziest, most ...


  • By tkcarson · New reply 7:07 pm
  • Discussion in Lung cancer · 1 reply
  • What is anyone doing for insominia??? My dad not sleeping at all after Carboplatin/Alimta....he has had 4 rounds so far. HELP ...

First Journal Entry of many, I hope.

  • By AmyJeanDev · New reply 3:44 am
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Hello everyone, I hope you are all feeling great today and have the courage to fight and win this terrible GSB. I am not having any passive days for the last two seats. I am newly diagnosed, in the end ...

Maybe I want to stay positive...

  • By Trishyff · New reply 1:40 am
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • I know I can call my ONC and get the results from my CT scan but I have an appointment on Thursday. I know it sounds silly but I know on Thursday when I find out the scan will be clean ...

My Hubby

  • By Dragonfly52 · New reply 1:28 am
  • Discussion in Pancreatic cancer · 2 replies
  • Hi all, I haven't written before but have spent the 2 months monitoring this site. My Hubby was dx with pancreatic cancer on 1/24/14. Shock and emotional paralysis followed but we took action quickly ...

3 month scan results on Tarceva

  • By cin298 · New reply yesterday at 10:28 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • My husband with stage 4 extensive got his first scan since being on Tarceva for 3 month. The results were amazing, showing a 53% reduction in the main tumor in his lung! Brain and Adrenal Glands are now ...

Force Feeding

  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply yesterday at 1:08 pm
  • Journal · 24 replies
  • Today is Chemo 5 Day 1 My WBCs were still low, but higher than they were last week. My RBCs were almost normal. I did have some random bruising. I'm still having some electrolyte imbalance issues which ...


  • By midtn · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Many of us have gone through really difficult and dark periods in our life that have tested our resolve, and our ability to simply hang in there and get through this. I pray that you all find strength ...

Completely Drained

  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 79 replies
  • I am extremely tired. Impossibly exhausted. I haven't been online much because of it, so if I haven't replied to you, communicated with you, or updated anyone on something, I swear I'm not ignoring you ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

  • By Duvie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Should I tell mum?

  • By Katkam · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Breast cancer · 9 replies
  • Dear all, My mum is 78 years old and recently complained of pain in back and ribs. An MRI was done and the spine specialist confirmed she has metastasis in spine and rib area and the primary source was ...

Testosterone Therapy

  • By rfmj10 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • After my husband's testicular cancer diagnosis and surgery, he will need testosterone replacement therapy. My husband is getting injections done at the doctor's office right now but he is thinking to ...

Adenocincoma Esophagus Cancer Heartbroken

  • By donnawanna · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Esophageal cancer · 11 replies
  • Four days ago my husband was diagnosed with adenocincoma lower esophagus. We are still in the shock stage. One day I wake up positive and the next day I wake up crying. Today is one of those days. I read ...

The Wait Begins .....

  • By Trishyff · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • I had my CT scan yesterday to find out where this cough is coming from and made a decision to not tell anyone in my family (only my husband). Wow, was that a huge mistake, my daughter came to the house ...

Husband Newly Diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus

  • By DeeETee · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Getting a diagnosis · 13 replies
  • My husband is 63 and is newly diagnosed with what is sounding like a horrible disease. We are still waiting to have a PET scan. About a month ago we returned from Belize so thought he had just picked ...

Leg pain after pelvic radiation

  • By magillilnb · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Colon cancer · 1 reply
  • I had 5 weeks of pelvic radiation and 7 days of boost at the end which was December 4, 2013. All was fine until about a month ago when I started having leg pains in one leg. I'm best when I'm walking ...

Anyone else have second surgery for GBM 4

  • By Georgia-peach67 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • My husband had a second tumor removed on February 13, 2014. They are not doing any chemo or radiation right now. Last year he had a tumor removed and went through radiation and chemo. The past couple ...