Living with cancer

A place to discuss what it means to live with cancer -- emotional issues, families and relationships, symptoms and management, and more.


My foundation financial breakdown

  • By LauraW43 · New reply March 3, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • I thought I would put this separately. Please remember that I am a broke woman with MBC. I have been working overtime to start up this organization (STAGE IV LIFE Metastatic Breast Cancer Foundation ...

Does Rife Machine cures Cancer? Anybody using it

  • By Dorivee · New reply March 3, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Anybody using a Rife Machine? I want to know more about it. Thanks in advance ...

I'm NOT ok with dying! I want to live to be OLD!

  • By langley10101 · New reply March 2, 2013
  • 25 replies
  • Hoping some researcher will read this and work faster on finding and implementing the cure ...

I have a Tshirt that says 2001 10 year anniversary run for the cure!

  • By langley10101 · New reply March 2, 2013
  • 43 replies
  • OK so that tshirt was made 12 years ago so that equals 22 years of RUNNING..... I hate to say it but I ran for NOTHING. what a farce. Now they can genetically clone a sheep but they cannot cure cancer ...

BC spred to stomach and colon

  • By jcbrown · New reply March 2, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • The last two times I have seen my oncologist he has mentioned that the fact that my breast cancer spred to my stomach and colon is unusual. (When I was diagnosed, it was in both.) Apparently it usually ...

question about "ned" (no evidence of disease)

  • By elizamo · New reply March 2, 2013
  • 35 replies
  • I've been wondering about metastatic people who obtain the status of ned. Do you get to stop treatment (chemo)? If so, about how long do you get to be without treatment? The answers to this question are ...

DVD ready

  • By LauraW43 · New reply March 1, 2013
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  • Pink Ribbons Inc. can now be ordered online. I was disappointed that it didn't play in my are, so I've just ordered it. LW ...


  • By browneyes58 · New reply March 1, 2013
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  • What could headaches be a sign of any ideas soon to have Pett Scann. March 20 th ...


  • By VeraKB · New reply March 1, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Just wondering if anybody has heard - it's been months since she's been on here. Miss her ...

Metastic Breast cancer er +

  • By Radioactive89 · New reply February 28, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • i was wondering if there's any long term survivors of er + metastic breast cancer? thats what my mom has and its confined to her bones ...

Travel Insurance

  • By graymaremommy · New reply February 28, 2013
  • 19 replies
  • Hello angels on earth, I have not posted in some time, been out there "LIVING". My son is now a busy chatterboxing whirlwind of joy and preschool aged angst (within moments of each other). I am blessed ...


  • By LisaHof · New reply February 28, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • Well the femara stopped working had some progression in my spine and pelvic area. Luckily the liver has not progressed, now onto tomixifen, I am not surprised by the progression as I have felt increased ...

Healthy eating (hopefully)

  • By LauraW43 · New reply February 28, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • OK - I like my junk food and fast food. But, I'm trying to eat a little healthier part of the time, to offset my food weaknesses. Here is what I make almost every week and then just eat out of it all ...

What I have learned about MBC

  • By timarief · New reply February 27, 2013
  • 48 replies
  • Please take this in the lighthearted spirit that it is intended.. To survive MBC you should: *Eat no sugar, no dairy, no meat, no wheat...or eat everything in moderation... or eat whatever makes you happy ...

For those interested in praying as a group

  • By Dawn53094 · New reply February 27, 2013
  • 37 replies
  • Tonight several of us from another site have agreed to join in 15 minutes of prayer. 7 pacific, 8 mountain, 9 central, 10 eastern. Our goal is to eventually do this twice a week. I respect not all have ...

Chemo or not?

  • By Coffeeandkate · New reply February 26, 2013
  • 32 replies
  • I have been prescribed FEC 7 by my oncologist who was surprised that I had been on Xeloda for over a year. This chemo is purely palliative and is being used to alleviate the symptoms of the met bc and ...

A Poem May Help Soothe Our Grief

  • By explorerblue · New reply February 25, 2013
  • 20 replies
  • MISS ME BUT LET ME GO When I come to the end of the road and the sun has set for me I want no rites in a gloom filled room Why cry for a soul set free. Miss me a little but not too long and not with your ...

Anyone heard from kathylhall?

  • By MightyMe · New reply February 25, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • Hi, I was looking at an old discussion and saw her comments and realized we haven't heard from her in awhile. I hope she is ok but was hoping someone on here has been in touch. Kathy if your out there ...

Something funny

  • By langley10101 · New reply February 25, 2013
  • 26 replies
  • I had an old boyfriend find me on facebook... he messaged me 'so what's your prognosis'....I emailed back 'my prognosis is better than yours, seeing that I still have a heart' hahahah LOL felt good ...

Praying for Westiefriend--she has surgery tomorrow

  • By langley10101 · New reply February 24, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • calling all prayer warriors ...

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