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Not sleeping after abraxane

  • By aurwhe · New reply 5:32 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 1 reply
  • I had my second dose of abraxane. The first time was a premed of dexamethasone. This time I had a premed of solumedrol. Once again I am not at all tired by 3 am. Last week this insomnia only lasted one ...

Envita saved my life

  • By sueblue22 · New reply 4:46 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 1 reply
  • I’m against traditional treatment. When I first found out I had cancer, I knew traditional Radiation and Chemo were not right for me. God lead me to a different form of treatment. Through my research ...

how to lower body acidity levels and cutting down on sugar intake ???

  • By Wendy0561 · New reply 4:17 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 70 replies
  • Hello Everyone, I've been reading about how bad high acidic levels in your body is and how it can feed the cancer. Does anyone have suggestions on how to naturally raise ph levels and lower acid levels ...

Breast Cancer

  • By Homebrew · New reply 3:30 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 2 replies
  • HI WAS wondering if anyone who had breast cancer and is doing treatments and was having problem with nose bleeds while taking chemo my nose is running all the time and bleeding ...

ok so now what...

  • By kttdp96 · New reply 3:00 am
  • Journal · 17 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 last appoinenment the doc said any further treatment would beworse ...

debsing is an angel

  • By debsing · New reply 1:23 am
  • Discussion in In memoriam · 18 replies
  • This is her daughter. I was lucky enough to have found her passwords and usernames written down by the computer. She passed away around 5:15 am this morning. I held her until her last breath. If cancer ...

Hope for TNBC and Plea for Help

  • By JohnAquilino · New reply 1:12 am
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 11 replies
  • There is real hope for women with metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer. The Good News: Dr. Joyce O’Shaunessy devised a combination of drugs for Lori Jean White, a patient she is treating at Baylor ...

Small Pleural Effusion

  • By Ann2800 · Posted 12:58 am
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 0 replies
  • I was having a pain where my ribs are located. I finally has X Ray and they found a Small Pleural Effusion. Everyone I have talked to told me this is Breast Cancer coming back. Has anyone else had this ...

Stage IV BC how well will tamoxifen work?

  • By sharon3823 · New reply 12:31 am
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • Hi Met Sisters! You're all the best! I get so much encouragement from and love you all! I have Stage IV BC with mets to bone and lymph glands, diagnosed two and a half years ago for which I started on ...

primer on spotting bad science

  • By R · New reply yesterday at 11:46 pm
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • -rough-guide-to-spotting-bad-science/ I have said much here about correlation not being causation. This is a great reference ...

Mom is in hospice now.

  • By Russinne · New reply yesterday at 11:24 pm
  • Discussion in Family and caregivers · 13 replies
  • My Mom who was diagnosed back in November 2012 with stage lv HER+ ER+ breast cancer to chest wall/brachial plexus and bones is now on hospice. Initially she underwent a month of radiation to right axilla ...


  • By Kodenlea · New reply yesterday at 9:36 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 2 replies
  • Seven years ago breast cancer three years ago bone wide spread bone mets two months ago liver mets last week leptomeningeal disease my dr said that I have one to three mouths to live Can any body tell ...

Doctors VS God

  • By whatever456 · New reply yesterday at 9:31 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 55 replies
  • Was wondering how many of you have had doctors say "get your things in order" and years later , you are still here! Is that God's way of saying " I am still in charge ...

Be still my Soul

  • By langley10101 · New reply yesterday at 9:27 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 26 replies
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Speak Up for Compassionate Use in North Carolina !

  • By phil9279 · Posted yesterday at 8:18 pm
  • Discussion in Taking charge: Being a proactive patient · 0 replies
  • A News agency in NC wants to interview a Stage IV Pt. denied compassionate use, or struggling to get it , from No. Carolina. e-mail Tell Your Story - Save Lives ! just like ...

Looking for metastasized to bone breast cancer survivors

  • By seafog · New reply yesterday at 7:45 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 41 replies
  • I just found out that my sister's breast cancer metastasized. She was diagnosed and had a lumpectomy with radiotherapy about eight years ago, when she was 50. She has the estrogen receptor positive type ...

any stage four TNBC survivors over ten years

  • By choirchic · New reply yesterday at 5:30 pm
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 39 replies
  • I was wondering if there are any.survivors over ten years with stage four TNBC. I have a five year old daughter. Need hope ...


  • By Schmedley · New reply yesterday at 1:28 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 11 replies
  • I was diagnosed with stage IV in October. Lymph node involvement neck and chest. I had my 6 mo scan on Friday and was told today I have a Lytic lesion on my left hip. I will start monthly injections of ...

Salivary gland infections and cancer drugs

  • By Janet999 · New reply yesterday at 11:38 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 3 replies
  • Hi, all, I have just finished 2 cycles of Xeloda. During the first cycle I had severe jaw pain, and during the second cycle, my salivary glands swelled up on the lefthand side of my mouth, along with ...


  • By CMilkovich · New reply yesterday at 7:29 am
  • Discussion in Living with cancer · 8 replies
  • Dear Ones, Yes, this will be my 8th type of treatment and I am hoping for so many more. My chest is stable, my bones are stable, there has been a 'slight' increase in my liver mets so we decided to change ...

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