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BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · New reply 8:31 am
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • So dad got his tube put in. We are up to the 5 cans a day. And more than enough water a day. But when you only eat by tube. How often is a bm? Sound gross but it has been awhile and the tube is the only ...

Still NED April 22, 2014.

SuzanneMW
  • By SuzanneMW · New reply yesterday at 10:28 pm
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Mom had her scans yesterday. She is still NED!! Diagnosed in September 2012 with SCLC-Limited (3 more days would have been extensive), finished treatment in January 2013. She has an amazing quality of ...

Faith

Liebling
  • By Liebling · New reply yesterday at 3:28 pm
  • Journal · 23 replies
  • I have lost all faith in people and god. The people, mostly my family,do nothing but give me grief and lip service. No support I. Dealing with my illness as well as taking care of my husband who is recovering ...

This Girl kicked Cancers Ass !!!

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply yesterday at 2:52 pm
  • Journal · 69 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 ...

Anxiety - Day Before 1st Oncologist's Appt.

Carol_K
  • By Carol_K · New reply yesterday at 2:30 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • I am so exhausted from the lack of sleep for the past three nights. My mind wanders from one doctor's appointment to another thinking of the words spoken to me since mid February. I'm still in shock...I ...

Checking in SCLC limited

SuzanneMW
  • By SuzanneMW · New reply yesterday at 1:57 pm
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Hi all, Mom is still doing well. So far so good. She's still working and not having any problems with memory loss (or any symptoms) after her PCI over a year ago. Glad we did that. She has her next scans ...

I did it again...

hinsopa
  • By hinsopa · New reply yesterday at 11:49 am
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • Check out my new post at http://www.canceremotions.wordpress.com Come join us over at my blog ...

Checking In

SeeGirlLive
  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply yesterday at 11:26 am
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • 4/17: I tried just now to stand up and walk to the lamp so that I could turn it off. I got dizzy and started seeing flashing lights in front of my eyes. It’s like in Speed Racer! Now I’m laying back down ...

Astrocytoma Grade 2 - Age 70 - From Diagnosis Diary

Karen1966
  • By Karen1966 · New reply yesterday at 10:42 am
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • I see and hear so many wanting to know what is going to happen next and I have actually kept a "diary" of sorts since my husband's diagnosis. I thought I would post my diary of what has happened with ...

treatment of plasmacytoid features

agwesq
  • By agwesq · Posted April 22, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Does anyone have any info on treatment and clinical trials involving bladder cancer with plasmacytoid features? I am about to embark on my 3rd rounds of chemo at MGH ...

If I were a mouse cancer doctor....

Denzie
  • By Denzie · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • "If I were a mouse cancer doctor, I would be king, unquestionably. I can cure almost all of mouse cancer with the existing portfolio of drugs available to me." These are the words of one research dr in ...

Laser Surgery on Thursday

sks44
  • By sks44 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Hi all, I am scheduled for laser surgery on Thursday to blast an opening through the tumor blocking my left mainstem bronchus. This will be the first of three laser procedures. Hopefully, this will allow ...

Home Hospice

Varya
  • By Varya · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 29 replies
  • Yesterday I set up my home hospice care, to the shock of friends and family. But at 79 plus and stuck with a very difficult living situation I don't want any more chemo. Very scary decision, of course ...

Family can be really stupid

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 63 replies
  • Lets see where do I begin....It's 5am and I feel blessed to be here. I havent felt any symptoms except fatigue from the treatment (#3) which I think is a good thing. But it does make me wonder if its ...

Happy Easter BCan Buddies

snettie
  • By snettie · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • Wishing all of you a Happy Easter - may all your problems be wee ones and may you have a cheerful and sunny easter - hugs and XX from this side of the pond. Where the sun has got his Easter Bonnet on ...

ANIMALLOVER

elise8634
  • By elise8634 · Posted April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in How my diagnosis changed my life · 0 replies
  • Hi fellow brain tumor folks I have an Anaplast[c Astrosytoma I had a crainiotomy 4 yrs ago and radiation which caused me to have damage of my motor area so now I have no balance so now I have a weak left ...

Force Feeding

SeeGirlLive
  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 26 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 ...

Support group

Liebling
  • By Liebling · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Is there anyone in San Antonio or the surrounding areas that would like to start a ling cancer/caregiver support group?, I have Stage 2B NSLC and also am the caregiver to my husband who has had a stroke ...

Completely Drained

SeeGirlLive
  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 86 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 ...

We’re home. 1,632 miles – 5 states – 8 days – warmth - golf.

Katuha
  • By Katuha · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 31 replies
  • I spend a lot of time on my computer because I’m retired and I obviously don’t have anything better to do right now. If spring ever comes, maybe I’ll find something else to do. Just before we left, I ...

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