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Carcinoma Stomach Stage 4

Mickey1983
  • By Mickey1983 · New reply yesterday at 2:07 am
  • Discussion in Treatment · 3 replies
  • Hi, I live with my family in New Delhi, India. My father, 57 years old has been diagnosed with Stomach cancer Stage 4 on 12/12/2014. The cancer has spread to his liver too. The doctors have given him ...

Cancer Insurance Checklist

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Financial and Insurance Issues · 0 replies · Photos
  • Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is open from November 15-February 15. The Cancer Insurance Checklist can help you navigate your insurance needs by allowing you to create side-by-side ...

Extra Stomach Cancer Indications for Cyramza in US

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies · Photos
  • The FDA has approved Cyramza in combination with paclitaxel chemotherapy as a second-line treatment option for patients with advanced gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma. Cyramza ...

Surgery Plus Chemoradiation Linked to Improved Survival Rates

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies · Photos
  • In the last decade, chemoradiation therapy (both chemotherapy and radiation therapy) has improved making it an important tool to consider. In a retrospective study, patients who received chemoradiation ...

Top 10 Most Promising Drugs Guaranteed to Save Lives in 2015

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies · Photos
  • The FDA has approved Cyramza for the treatment of metastatic stomach cancer. Cyramza has made the top 10 list of most promising drugs to save lives in the next year as compiled by Healthcare Global. To ...

Several Studies Show European Mistletoe Can Help Various Types of Cancer

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Side Effects of Treatment · 0 replies · Photos
  • A study shows that the European mistletoe may be helpful for individuals with gastric cancer. The study concluded that patients experienced lower occurrences of diarrhea with the combination of mistletoe ...

Low back pain after gastrectomy

AncaR
  • By AncaR · New reply December 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 1 reply
  • Hi everyone, My boyfriend had partial gastrectomy on Monday and things went quite good. The doctors said his tumor shrinked incredibly much after chemo and could keep 1/5 of the stomach. He just started ...

12 Health Benefits of Broccoli

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Nutrition & Complimentary Medicine · 0 replies · Photos
  • Scientists have found many health benefits associated with the consumption of broccoli such as detoxification, heart health, prevention of osteoarthritis, as well as being an anti-inflammatory and diet ...

Andrea Sloan Compassionate Use Reform and Enhancement Act

MNMKONA
  • By MNMKONA · Posted December 11, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Requiring drugmakers to create and disclose an expanded access policy in exchange for receiving breakthrough therapy designation. A fitting tribute to Andrea Sloan! Here it is on govtrak.us https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/1 ...

Scared for surgery

Cancerfreemom
  • By Cancerfreemom · New reply December 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 11 replies
  • Hi there... I am 40yrs old... Mom of 4 and just finishing 9 weeks of chemo for stomach cancer... It was caught early and has not invaded the mucosal lining however I still need a total gastrectomy next ...

Stage IV - The first year

Swanny1172
  • By Swanny1172 · New reply December 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Survivor Stories · 4 replies
  • Well, it is hard to believe that a little over a year ago I was diagnosed with Stage IV gastric cancer with mets to my neck, femur, lungs, and liver. I'm happy to say that I'm still here, getting stronger ...

Peritoneal seeding

Sandra08
  • By Sandra08 · New reply December 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Caregivers, Friends, and Family Members · 1 reply
  • Happy thanksgiving!I am looking for some answers about ascites,my brother had fluid on his abdomen for 2 weeks now,he had pg last July and 28 days of radiation and xeloda tablet after,he started to get ...

Best hospitals/doctors

Alexisbawlmer
  • By Alexisbawlmer · New reply November 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly Diagnosed · 2 replies
  • Where can I find information on the best hospitals and doctors for treating stomach cancer? My father has been diagnosed with stage III stomach cancer and I want to get him the best treatment possible ...

Total or partial gastrectomy

AncaR
  • By AncaR · New reply November 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 2 replies
  • Hello everyone, My boyfriend was diagnosed with stomach cancer, stage IIA, he had 4 sessions of FLOT chemotherapy and in the beginning of December he will have surgery. The doctors initially said that ...

FasterCures social media "Thunderclap" initiative

MNMKONA
  • By MNMKONA · New reply November 20, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • For those unfamiliar with this organizations efforts: http://www.fastercures.org/ I've been following Michael Milken' efforts for a short while now and I'm very impressed with his down to earth, dogged ...

Feeling scared

Madera2014
  • By Madera2014 · New reply November 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Late Stage · 16 replies
  • My husband who is 56 years old was diagnosed with Stage IV stomach cancer in March 2014 with mets to the liver. He has been on chemo since March and has been on two different chemo cocktails. He first ...

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - Miami Dolphins v. Buffalo Bills

DDFEventsJenna
  • By DDFEventsJenna · Posted November 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Awareness and Fundraising Events · 0 replies · Photos
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 - Miami Dolphins v. Buffalo Bills Let's "Kick-Off" Curing Stomach Cancer Month! Take advantage of this exclusive group offer for the Miami Dolphins football games in November ...

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 1st Annual New Jersey Night of Laughter

DDFEventsJenna
  • By DDFEventsJenna · Posted November 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Awareness and Fundraising Events · 0 replies · Photos
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 1st Annual New Jersey Night of Laughter This First New Jersey Night of Laughter is being held In memory of Jennifer Zambrana. Location: The Morganville Firehouse 78 Tennent ...

Stomach Cancer Jeans Day - Friday, November 14, 2014

DDFEventsJenna
  • By DDFEventsJenna · Posted November 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Awareness and Fundraising Events · 0 replies · Photos
  • Stomach Cancer Jeans Day - Friday, November 14, 2014 Do you want to wear jeans to work, school or play and at the same time raise money for stomach cancer research? You can if you take part in this unique ...

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - New York Happy Hour

DDFEventsJenna
  • By DDFEventsJenna · Posted November 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Awareness and Fundraising Events · 0 replies · Photos
  • Join DDF's New York Chapter Happy Hour! This is an opportunity to meet fellow DDF New York supporters and collaborate on ideas and fundraising ideas in the City. Location: Von Bar, 3 Bleecker Street ...

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