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Thanks for the Information

SueMc2
  • By SueMc2 · New reply yesterday at 9:42 pm
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • Hi, I am 52 years old and was diagnosed with Stage IV stomach cancer December of 2012. Originally told it would never be operable but chemo has worked well and I am scheduled for a TG on April 18 at MD ...

Recurrence for 6 Year Survivor of Stage IV Stomach Cancer

DDFAdmin
  • By DDFAdmin · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 2 replies
  • Here is the post our President and Founder Debbie Zelman put on her Caring Bridge blog yesterday at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/debraz elman. She will chronicle her journey on Caring Bridge so please ...

Linitis Plastica

peekaboo13
  • By peekaboo13 · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer · 5 replies
  • My husband Tony was diagnosed with Linitis Plastica 2 years ago. We weren't told the name of the cancer until 2 days before his surgery. His surgeon told me if I googled it, what I would see would not ...

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

John2
  • 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 ...

April is National Cancer Control Month

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Good News · 0 replies
  • April is National Cancer Control Month! Cancer control month highlights advances in fighting cancer and spreads awareness of what we can do to prevent and control cancer. Visit http://www.debbiesdream.org/portal/stoma ...

worried

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • So for this week I came home to TX to be with my husband and girls. To work a little. I call my mom 3 or more times a day to see how my dad is doing. He had a rough night. And he told my mom he is tired ...

HIPEC

mel5787
  • By mel5787 · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies
  • Any one here have HIPEC as a treatment? I have a person that would like to speak to anyone that has had that treatment. Please let me know if you would like to speak to her. Thanx ...

AACR Conference

DDFAdmin
  • By DDFAdmin · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 1 reply
  • Our President and Founder, Debbie Zelman, is in San Diego, California at the 105th American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting with about 18,000 researchers, patient advocates, and other professionals ...

Signs you May Want To Get Checked for Stomach Cancer

DDFResourceGina
  • By DDFResourceGina · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in What, Me Worry? · 0 replies
  • There are several different symptoms of stomach cancer, many of which could be confused for other conditions. If symptoms are combined with any of the known factors that can increase the risk of the disease ...

What Foods Can You Eat or Not Eat?

DDFAdmin

Questioning your treatment

Carolyn_Billy
  • By Carolyn_Billy · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 5 replies
  • My husband, Billy is stage 4 stomach cancer diagnosed November of 2012. He is being treated at MSK NY. Last week we reviewed the latest ct scan with his oncologist. Tumor in his stomach is so small now ...

going to get better

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • So the picture on my post is of my mom, daughter and my daddy. This is two years ago. Before the cancer. I hope come next year in 2015 both my parent will be at my younger child graduation. If thing keep ...

Manufacturer Co-Pay Financial Assistance

DDFAdmin
  • By DDFAdmin · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Financial and Insurance Issues · 2 replies
  • Has anyone had any familiarity or assistance from a manufacturer co-pay program? Tell us about it ...

Question

Judyth
  • By Judyth · New reply April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • hi Everyone, I have yet another question :) as I mentioned my sister has stomach cancer and can no longer work. Her husband has a job but it does not pay the mortgage. has anyone ever had to look into ...

Foods I can and can not eat

missnewf57
  • By missnewf57 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Well, after 13 years, just found out that tomatoes gives me the dumping syndrome! Many who have had their stomach removed sadly know what this means. I LOVE tomatoes and refuse to Give them up! Just have ...

How Gastric Cancer Affects Other Organs

DDFAdmin
  • By DDFAdmin · Posted April 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Late Stage · 0 replies
  • It’s important after diagnosis of stomach cancer to immediately determine how other organs will be affected by the cancer and by its treatments. The small area of the torso in which the stomach lives ...

Keeping picc lines dry

Annayhonnay
  • By Annayhonnay · New reply April 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Advocacy · 3 replies
  • Hello! 😁 My father is going in for his picc line tomorrow and I worried about him getting it wet. I saw that there is a latex free product called drypro. I was wondering if there are any reviews on the ...

What are the symptoms of stomach cancer?

DDFEventsJenna
  • By DDFEventsJenna · New reply March 30, 2014
  • Discussion in What, Me Worry? · 2 replies
  • Stomach cancer is a disease affecting thousands of men and women around the world. It can be deadly, as it can easily and very quickly spread to other areas of the body, especially if you are not treated ...

Things You May Not Know about Stomach Cancer

DDFAdmin
  • By DDFAdmin · Posted March 26, 2014
  • Discussion in What, Me Worry? · 0 replies
  • Stomach cancer, like most other variations of cancer, can be elusive and confusing. Because of this, there are a number of things you may not know, but should know, about stomach cancer: 1. Stomach cancer ...

In Memory of Donations and Tributes

DDFAdmin
  • By DDFAdmin · Posted March 25, 2014
  • Discussion in In Memoriam · 0 replies
  • FirstGiving is a wonderful way to honor the memory of a loved one. Start a page in memory of your loved one at http://www.firstgiving.com/DebbiesDreamF oundation. You can include photos and personalize ...

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