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dleach
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dcal2u (Inactive)
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Agent Orange & esophageal cancer related ??

jkmelch
  • By jkmelch · Posted May 12, 2008
  • In Esophageal cancer · 3 recommendations
  • My husband was a Vietnam Veterans and developed esophageal cancer. He had no risk factors at all for the disease except his agent orange exposure. Are there any other widows out there that have experienced ...

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Hawkwoman
  • By Hawkwoman · Posted February 28, 2008
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Cures for cancer already exist, but not in the realm of chemical-base

Mty9869
  • By Mty9869 · Posted January 25, 2013
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OaklandsF
  • By OaklandsF · Posted January 23, 2013
  • In Pancreatic cancer · 2 recommendations
  • Hi, I have posted here before on other topics and questions and on others posts. My brother (57) has mets pancreatic to liver. He has been on Folfirinox since August about 11 treatments. This week he ...

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Tigerette
  • By Tigerette · Posted May 6, 2009
  • In Esophageal cancer · 2 recommendations
  • My husband has espahgeal cancer. I would really like it if i can find someone that has it, and what you are going threw, and what i need to look forward too. he has surgery now hes getting chemo 21 days ...

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msloma2003
  • By msloma2003 · Posted March 20, 2009
  • In Managing side effects · 2 recommendations
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tqm1ed
  • By tqm1ed · Posted August 31, 2008
  • In Colon cancer · 2 recommendations
  • good morning' my name is ed' was diagnosed back in november of 07 stage iv colon cancer that spread to paritineal lining, liver and esophagus. initial symptoms that i can remember started in december ...

Should One Give Up?

Chris-Reed
  • By Chris-Reed · Posted April 18, 2008
  • In Managing side effects · 2 recommendations
  • I wonder at which point in time should God, or whoever is in charge, just quit screwing around with me and pull the trigger. Between the age of 6 and 22, I've had cancer surgery on my brain, back, arms ...

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stp1234
  • By stp1234 · Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Diagnosed in Dec 2013 - Healthy 53 year old male no urinary symptoms - PSA went from 1.2 in 2010 to 2.6 in 2012 to 6.5 in 2013 (two years between first two PSA tests; 18 months until next one was accomplished ...

steroids??

reflection571
  • By reflection571 · Posted December 17, 2013
  • In Managing side effects · 1 recommendation
  • My hubby finished chemo in September and is now feeling neuropathy on fingers. Oncologist started him on the B6. He also started to get it on his feet but seems to have gotten much worse since this past ...

? about maintenance meds after tx's..

texdjh
  • By texdjh · Posted October 24, 2013
  • In Lung cancer · 1 recommendation
  • Don has finished his 30th rad....1 more round of chemo... A whole body scan is scheduled for rad in 8 weeks...Now what happens ?? Is Tarceva a maintenance med? Is maintenance only for non small cell ...

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sistermary10652
  • By sistermary10652 · Posted June 2, 2013
  • In Pancreatic cancer · 1 recommendation
  • Our family has been on a roller coaster since by brother was diagnosed with PC in Sept. 2012. He has been to Mayo Clinic 2 times for consults, and has had many chemo's and radiation here at home. He has ...

SMLC with brain metastisis

Georgiaglfs
  • By Georgiaglfs · Posted April 30, 2013
  • In Treatment options · 1 recommendation
  • My father was diagnosed a year ago with small cell lung cancer that had spread to his brain. He had full brain irradiation 10 times and two courses of chemo. He has had a reasonable result from the chemo ...

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saorise
  • By saorise · Posted March 11, 2013
  • In Lung cancer · 1 recommendation
  • Had half lung removed last may my problem is i have started smoking again and cannot seem to stop have tried everything its making me feel the cancer may be back can anyone help ...

HIFU Procedure for Prostate Cancer

Zakja
  • By Zakja · Posted February 22, 2013
  • In Prostate cancer · 1 recommendation
  • Has anyone on this site had the HIFU done for prostate cancer. One has to go to Canada for this or other places out of the country. It is not FDA approved but looks very promising. Insurance does not ...

I needed to talk to someone, it's not me, it's my brother

Billie_Jo
  • By Billie_Jo · Posted November 12, 2012
  • In Help desk · 1 recommendation
  • I'm not sure where to post this here. I do not have cancer at the moment.... It seems to be lucky not to in my family. I know other people deal with this horrible disease, in so many different forms ...

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Ann0503
  • By Ann0503 · Posted July 24, 2011
  • In Survivor stories · 1 recommendation
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Daughters_Love
  • By Daughters_Love · Posted June 25, 2011
  • In Pancreatic cancer · 1 recommendation
  • My mom was just diagnosed with Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer that has metastasized to her liver. The doctor has not given us any hope and said any hope is false hope. He said one of her treatment options ...

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