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BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · New reply 10:44 am
  • Journal · 9 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 ...

This Girl kicked Cancers Ass !!!

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply 9:06 am
  • Journal · 59 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 ...

I did it again...

hinsopa
  • By hinsopa · New reply 8:59 am
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Check out my new post at http://www.canceremotions.wordpress.com Come join us over at my blog ...

Laser Surgery on Thursday

sks44
  • By sks44 · New reply 8:19 am
  • 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 7:47 am
  • 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 7:09 am
  • 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 ...

If I were a mouse cancer doctor....

Denzie
  • By Denzie · New reply 5:59 am
  • Journal · 5 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 ...

Checking In

SeeGirlLive
  • By SeeGirlLive · New reply yesterday at 10:18 pm
  • Journal · 22 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 7:17 pm
  • Journal · 15 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 ...

Happy Easter BCan Buddies

snettie
  • By snettie · New reply yesterday at 11:11 am
  • 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 yesterday at 3:47 am
  • 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 ...

another day and trying to move forward

reflection571
  • By reflection571 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 6 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 ...

DMSO - The Real Miracle Solution?

Katuha
  • By Katuha · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • DMSO - The Real Miracle Solution? My wife has arthritis pain in her knees and hips on occasion. Neighbors who retired from Merc Sharp and Dohme some years ago offered a home-remedy solution that absolutely ...

Neuropathy....bleh...

MiracleSteph
  • By MiracleSteph · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Colorectal cancer · 6 replies
  • My mom is really suffering with neuropathy in her feet. It is so bad, walking is next to impossible. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated ...

ok so now what...

kttdp96
  • By kttdp96 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 18 replies
  • have been through six years of chemo...and now have metastasis to brain and liver and am going through radiation to the brain at present.my last appoinenment the doc said any further treatment would beworse ...

Time for quiet reflection

snettie
  • By snettie · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 29 replies
  • It is with great sadness that to day I heard of the death of Fred Bassett (Real name Roy) who silently struggled with this cancer, he was such a joker and a great man to befriend - making light of his ...

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