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hinsopa
  • By hinsopa · New reply yesterday at 10:04 am
  • Discussion in Good news · 1 reply
  • Http://www.canceremotions.wordpress.com New blog post! Come on over and sign up for updates! Happy Easter to you all, Patsy ...

Hairy Cell Leukemia

ddetlor
  • By ddetlor · New reply yesterday at 12:28 am
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • I am 43 and just finished my infusion of Chemo last March 2014. I had a lot of symptoms that are now gone and my counts are all on the way up! Any other female have this type of cancer ...

2014 AACR SSP (Scientist<->Survivor Program)

AnnieE1131
  • By AnnieE1131 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 9 replies
  • I just returned from participating in AACR's (American Association of Cancer Researchers) SSP (Scientist<->Survivor Program). It was an amazing experience and I highly recommend it for anyone interested ...

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 ...

mouth sores

Lindsaylaura
  • By Lindsaylaura · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 7 replies
  • I am on Doxil and have gotten mouth sores, does anyone have any other suggestions besides rinsing with Biotine to help with these? Thanks ...

Weight gain while in chemo

Charski
  • By Charski · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 20 replies
  • How long before the pesky wight gain experienced from chemotherapy starts to to go away? I finish my treatments in 3 weeks, so how long before weight starts to stabilize ...

Fatigue post chemo

monsterdog
  • By monsterdog · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 2 replies
  • I am 8 months post chemo. I got the flu 11 days ago and the worst symptoms are gone but I am still fatigued evey day. Could my immune system still be weak? My latest blood tests were normal ...

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 ...

Ascities Remedies?

suzyq62xoxo
  • By suzyq62xoxo · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 28 replies
  • Hi everyone, I'm at least a week away from being able to begin treatments for my recurrence. Unfortunately I'm also starting to build up the dreaded ascities. Can anyone tell me if there are any kind ...

accupuncture ladies?

berriesandlimes
  • By berriesandlimes · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 4 replies
  • I've had 2 accupuncture treatments (for pain mgmnt mostly) and good results, the gentleman who works on me is a MD whp also practices Chinese medicine, herbs, supplements and the like. This is my first ...

Has anyone had chemo with platelets at 85?

Mes1103
  • By Mes1103 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 13 replies
  • Good afternoon, everyone. It will be 4 weeks since my last Taxol/Carbo infusion on Friday (4/18), my oncologist has had my blood tested every Wednesday to see how low my platelets dropped between infusions ...

Do you believe gratitude is good for your health?

SandySTL
  • By SandySTL · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 6 replies
  • My sister gave me a gratitude box, with 52 thank you cards and a journal to track all you are thankful for. I have been doing this for 3 months. It is amazing the feedback you get when people receive ...

Hernia

M446
  • By M446 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 12 replies
  • My niece completed IV taxol, IV cisplatin as well as IP approx 1 year ago. She has now developed bilateral hernias. Gyn-onc says it's a complication from Debukling surgery plus IP port. Seeing a surgeon ...

Avastin is rougher than I was told!

msc1939
  • By msc1939 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 29 replies
  • Why does my doctor always toss it off so lightly, "just a little bone and joint pain", as if it's too minor to worry about? And why do I keep falling for it? Maybe I'm becoming soft in my old age. After ...

worried

karengalen
  • By karengalen · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in What, me worry? · 2 replies
  • I am very scared reacurring ovca 3c3 Monday I go for my regular ct but I am going up on the boards the meeting of the minds. I love every day and I'm blessed with I went through 3 surgeries and im on ...

Newly diagnosed ovarian cancer

WarriorChelsea
  • By WarriorChelsea · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 31 replies
  • Hello everyone! My name is Chelsea, I'm 20 years old. January 4th they discovered a 12 inch tumor, which happened to be my right ovary. They took it out 3 days later and found that it was cancerous. I ...

Groin lymph node recurrence .

Joanla
  • By Joanla · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 5 replies
  • I finished chemo nov 2012. I was 3C . Now have bilateral inguinal node recurrence. I can just take doxil or wait until my marker goes above normal . I asked about radiation or micro surgery. He didn't ...

Only time will tell, but its not talking...

RJFar
  • By RJFar · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Just in the nic of time my nose report came in Basel cell. I can live with it. I was told it has to grow back since they think they got the margins. Now we have Friday the 11 th. Saw the oncologist. Waiting ...

Oncologist Appointment on Thursday

Alijda
  • By Alijda · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • I have my first appointment with the Oncologist this Thursday and I am very nervous about this consultation as hearing statistics is not what anyone likes to hear as only The Good Lord knows the day and ...

Lymph node recurrence?

Joanla
  • By Joanla · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 17 replies
  • My CA125 is normal. PET scan shows abnormal uptake in large inguinal nodes. I do have inflammatory changes of perineum that could do this. Anybody have marker sensitive tumor with no increase in marker ...

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