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This Girl kicked Cancers Ass !!!

  • By Trishyff · Posted yesterday at 1:09 pm
  • Journal · 32 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 ...


  • By tkcarson · Posted yesterday at 11:50 am
  • Discussion in Lung cancer · 1 reply
  • What is anyone doing for insominia??? My dad not sleeping at all after Carboplatin/Alimta....he has had 4 rounds so far. HELP ...

another day and trying to move forward

  • By reflection571 · Posted yesterday at 11:46 am
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I have been here working and asking myself why??? Why am I even here? But know I have a purpose in life...If only I wasnt filled with such insecurities...I know I am strong but the weight I feel is so ...

3 month scan results on Tarceva

  • By cin298 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • My husband with stage 4 extensive got his first scan since being on Tarceva for 3 month. The results were amazing, showing a 53% reduction in the main tumor in his lung! Brain and Adrenal Glands are now ...

First Journal Entry of many, I hope.

  • By AmyJeanDev · Posted April 16, 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 ...

Need some help! Can't Eat

  • By Sportomich · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing side effects · 12 replies
  • Sorry to post like this but I need some help, i've signed up for some support groups so hopefully they will help but I have no appitite whatsoever and no desire to eat anything, The wife is fit to be ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • 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 ...

Maybe I want to stay positive...

  • By Trishyff · Posted April 15, 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 scan will be clean ...

Testosterone Therapy

  • By rfmj10 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • After my husband's testicular cancer diagnosis and surgery, he will need testosterone replacement therapy. My husband is getting injections done at the doctor's office right now but he is thinking to ...

The Wait Begins .....

  • By Trishyff · Posted April 12, 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 ...

My Hubby

  • By Dragonfly52 · Posted April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Pancreatic cancer · 2 replies
  • Hi all, I haven't written before but have spent the 2 months monitoring this site. My Hubby was dx with pancreatic cancer on 1/24/14. Shock and emotional paralysis followed but we took action quickly ...


  • By midtn · Posted April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • Many of us have gone through really difficult and dark periods in our life that have tested our resolve, and our ability to simply hang in there and get through this. I pray that you all find strength ...

Leg pain after pelvic radiation

  • By magillilnb · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Colon cancer · 1 reply
  • I had 5 weeks of pelvic radiation and 7 days of boost at the end which was December 4, 2013. All was fine until about a month ago when I started having leg pains in one leg. I'm best when I'm walking ...

Husband's Diagnosis

  • By rfmj10 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • My husband is 31 years old. When my husband was born, he had an undescended testicle leaving him with only one testicle. At the end of February this year, we got the devastating diagnosis.....Husband ...

Anyone else have second surgery for GBM 4

  • By Georgia-peach67 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • My husband had a second tumor removed on February 13, 2014. They are not doing any chemo or radiation right now. Last year he had a tumor removed and went through radiation and chemo. The past couple ...

Should I tell mum?

  • By Katkam · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Breast cancer · 9 replies
  • Dear all, My mum is 78 years old and recently complained of pain in back and ribs. An MRI was done and the spine specialist confirmed she has metastasis in spine and rib area and the primary source was ...

Yucky cough....

  • By Trishyff · Posted April 10, 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 ...

Need Feedback re: after chemo

  • By Patsgirl68 · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung cancer · 1 reply
  • Mom finished her chemo February 7th. It's now 2 months later. She's still so fatigued that some days she's gets up for an hour or so and then needs to sleep for 2. Other days she seems like she has all ...

April 8, 2014

  • By Carol_K · Posted April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • On Saturday, March 8, I had to have my Pug euthanized. Rufus was diagnosed with Canine Lymphoma on December 26, 2013. I continue to miss "my little man" and I probably will for a very long time. Rufus ...

Thoughts on what to do when treatments end...

  • By Chenbaaxal · Posted April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • As for me, I am always trying to figure out ways to surprise my oncologist with my longevity. As I was collating and rounding out my lists of clinical studies regarding supplements, I also decided to ...

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