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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Which surgery would be best

ciom2023
  • By ciom2023 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • I had my biopsies on Tuesday, where the urologist took from 4 locations in the bladder. Now while I wait for the results, I'm beginning to think about the type of surgery I'll be having. I'm wondering ...

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 ...

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 ...

Be VERY careful about your DR.

armywife199
  • By armywife199 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Finding a doctor/second opinion · 0 replies
  • http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/ 2014/04/16/Brain-Surgery-Patient-s-Obama care-Plan-Denies-Meds-Drops-Doctors A New York woman suffering from a neurological disease that has required four brain ...

Is three times the charm?

ciom2023
  • By ciom2023 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • On April 15 I'll be undergoing a biopsy of my bladder where my urologist will take tissue from 4 sections of my bladder. Then I will be having surgery to hopefully remove the upper portion of my bladder ...

First Journal Entry of many, I hope.

AmyJeanDev
  • By AmyJeanDev · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Hello everyone, I hope you are all feeling great today and have the courage to fight and win this terrible GSB. I am not having any passive days for the last two seats. I am newly diagnosed, in the end ...

Maybe I want to stay positive...

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • I know I can call my ONC and get the results from my CT scan but I have an appointment on Thursday. I know it sounds silly but I know on Thursday when I find out the results....my scan will be clean ...

Caring for lymphedema

dribrook
  • By dribrook · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Lymphedema, is a common complication of radiation and surgery for head and neck cancer as well as breast cancer. It is an abnormal accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the space between cells which causes ...

"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 ...

Forewarning- America I am on my way!!

snettie
  • By snettie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 30 replies
  • What a difference a whole twelve months can make to your life. Last year I was regularly visiting this wonderful site gaining support, wisdom and more importantly friendship across the atlantic. Worried ...

The Wait Begins .....

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • I had my CT scan yesterday to find out where this cough is coming from and made a decision to not tell anyone in my family (only my husband). Wow, was that a huge mistake, my daughter came to the house ...

Yucky cough....

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • So i have been experiencing a dry cough for the last few weeks and my oncologist decided today he wanted a CT scan scheduled for tomorrow. I have to say I am pretty nervous about this and in fact it pretty ...

A new journey begins

7Traine
  • By 7Traine · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • So I posted a month ago about my brother being diagnosed with stage 3 colons cancer.. He started his first treatment of Folfox today. I know he will do great. 2 weeks ago I had surgery to remove a mass ...

Update on my New Normal...

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • First let me get this out...LUNG CANCER SUCKS!! ( I feel better already) BUT I started my week trying to find my New Normal which was a little interrupted by a little drama at work but I was still able ...