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New article: How A Group Of Lung Cancer Survivors Got Doctors To Listen

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 1, 2015
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/1/15 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new NPR article, "How A Group Of Lung Cancer Survivors Got Doctors To Listen." At one level the ...

Eating Carrots Will Keep You Healthy

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 26, 2015
  • Discussion in Nutrition & Complimentary Medicine · 0 replies
  • Carrots not only protect your eyesight, but they also offer protection against cancer. Beta carotene, which is found in carrots, strengthens the immune system and protects the body against cancer and ...

Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction Cancers

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 24, 2015
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies
  • Esophageal cancer is the sixth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently released Guidelines for Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction (EGJ ...

Singapore Team Develops Blood Test Cancers

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 24, 2015
  • Discussion in Research · 0 replies
  • A team of Singaporean scientists from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research have developed a blood test that can detect cancer at its earliest stage, even before symptoms start to appear. This ...

World Cancer Day: Foods That Prevent Cancer

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  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 24, 2015
  • Discussion in Nutrition & Complimentary Medicine · 0 replies
  • World Cancer Day is annually celebrated on February 4th and encourages people to make the right choices when it comes to guarding themselves from cancer. Certain foods, such as processed and red meats ...

Cancer Patients and Doctors Struggle To Predict Survival

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 24, 2015
  • Discussion in Newly Diagnosed · 0 replies
  • Research shows that when patients are told their cancer prognosis, less than half of what the doctor said is retained leading to confusion about survival rates and prognosis. According to Dr. Tomer Levin ...

Smoking Kills

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 24, 2015
  • Discussion in Research · 0 replies
  • Direct smoking, secondhand smoking, chewing tobacco, using pan, and other tobacco products cause various cancers which include stomach cancer. In order to establish a healthy society, teachers, activists ...

Weight Is a Breeding Ground For Cancer

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 23, 2015
  • Discussion in Nutrition & Complimentary Medicine · 0 replies
  • Eating healthy, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight could prevent one third of cancers. Besides not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight is the most important thing you can do to ...

Come join us in our social networks

John2
  • By John2 · Posted February 16, 2015
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 2/16/15 Dear members, We are grateful you have connected with us on here on http://www.inspire.com. We invite you to join us on one or more of our social ...

Making someone comfortable

hermanos_Leiva
  • By hermanos_Leiva · New reply February 14, 2015
  • Discussion in Late Stage · 1 reply
  • I posted here last week. I would like to hear from people about how they were able to make their loved one comfortable. My brother is anxious and feels pain. He is in hospice, has taken morphine but did ...

Consume Less Salt to Reduce Stomach Cancer Risk

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 13, 2015
  • Discussion in Newly Diagnosed · 0 replies
  • Not only does a large amount of salt consumption cause high blood pressure, but it may also increase the risk of stomach cancer by encouraging the growth of H. pylori and making cells toxic. The World ...

Heartburn Said to be Sign of Stomach or Esophageal Cancer

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  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted February 10, 2015
  • Discussion in Newly Diagnosed · 0 replies
  • A new study reveals heartburn for three or more weeks can be a sign of stomach or esophageal cancer. However, only one in two people reported they would visit their doctor if they had heartburn for three ...

Stage IV - The first year

Swanny1172
  • By Swanny1172 · New reply January 29, 2015
  • Discussion in Survivor Stories · 10 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 ...

Bile Reflux has started 😞

missnewf57
  • By missnewf57 · New reply January 27, 2015
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • I have Just been diagnosed with having bile reflux after 13 years and it is caused almost 12 cavities, a serious cough I've had for almost a year. we are treating it with acid reflux. I've been doing ...

Survivor Update

missnewf57
  • By missnewf57 · New reply January 25, 2015
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Being a 13 year TG Stomach Cancer Survivor ~ it has been a trial and error existence as to what I can and can not eat or drink. When you are very underweight ~ this is even 'more' difficult! I found eating ...

MET Inhibitor Elicits 'Dramatic Response' in Gastric and Esophageal Cancers

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  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted January 22, 2015
  • Discussion in Clinical Trials · 0 replies
  • Preliminary results from a small study examining a small-molecule MET Inhibitor has shown dramatic results in MET-amplified gastric and esophageal cancers. The Chair of the Debbie’s Dream Foundation Medical ...

Looking for a mentor

hermanos_Leiva
  • By hermanos_Leiva · New reply January 22, 2015
  • Discussion in Caregivers, Friends, and Family Members · 3 replies
  • My brother has stomach Cancer. He was diagnosed 1.5 years ago, had surgery, received chemo and radiation through Kaiser, Oakland. The Cancer has spread to the lungs, he has water int he heart and is now ...

Introducing "Email this discussion"

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted January 5, 2015
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature -- the ability to email discussions and journals to others. We've implemented this change based on feedback from our members ...

Carcinoma Stomach Stage 4

Mickey1983
  • By Mickey1983 · New reply January 5, 2015
  • Discussion in Treatment · 7 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 ...

Searching for a Trait

PREP_Coordinator
  • By PREP_Coordinator · Posted December 30, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 0 replies · Photos
  • Sequencing the whole cancer genome is an effective yet costly tool when analyzing the efficacy of oncological drug treatment. Currently the technology is used to identify DNA alterations in a particular ...

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