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Better survival even after disease progression in HPV+

dribrook
  • By dribrook · Posted March 21, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Previous studies has shown reduced risk of cancer progression in patients with newly diagnosed local-regionally HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer. However, no information was available regarding the role ...

Tumor that is now an open wound

annnie
  • By annnie · Posted March 21, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • I have read many experiences/posts here...since I joined months ago. So many of you have exhibited incredible courage! My journey with this horrific disease began when my husband was diagnosed with stage ...

Going to a medium

Skurie1990
  • By Skurie1990 · Posted March 21, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • As many of you know I lost my dad 11-3-13. I have not been the same since. Depression is getting the best of me. Really I have not been the same since he was diagnosed. Me and my mom are going to a medium ...

Anyone tried dendritic cell vaccine therapy in Delhi, India?

kanikab
  • By kanikab · Posted March 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 0 replies
  • Hi. My father has cancer of the ascending colon that has metastasized and reached his liver and kidney. He had a surgery about 4 years back but cancer relapsed. After rounds of chemo with Folfiri, Avastin ...

Husband Newly Diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus

DeeETee
  • By DeeETee · Posted March 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Getting a diagnosis · 17 replies
  • My husband is 63 and is newly diagnosed with what is sounding like a horrible disease. We are still waiting to have a PET scan. About a month ago we returned from Belize so thought he had just picked ...

stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer

MissyD83
  • By MissyD83 · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 4 replies
  • In july of 2013 my mom was dianoges with stage 3 non-small cell cancer. She had 1 spot on her bottom left lung & I think 3 lyhme nodes in her chest. In Dec. they said everything was going well, shrinking ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

And I screwed up....

Trishyff
  • By Trishyff · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • So I decided to take me medical care into my own hands cause I think I know better. It started at the doctors on Thursday (final chemo treatment) when I asked him if i could stop or cut back on the steroids ...

new first's

reflection571
  • By reflection571 · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 24 replies
  • This month will continue to begin one of many new first's...I pray that these new first lay its hand on my cheek gently..I will continue to walk in faith as I have no choice...to go on...I promised. My ...

10 days radiation down

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • So far 2 rounds of chemo and next on 25th. And radiation 5 days a week. I am noticing my dad can smell everything. And that is not always good. He is getting more nausea. And throat is raspy. We had a ...

Struggling

SeeGirlLive
  • By SeeGirlLive · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 49 replies
  • I must confess, I am truly struggling right now. Every single day is a struggle. If I could just sleep in 1 week increments, I would. It's not like I need to get up to use the restroom anyways. I'm finding ...

Managing Survivorship: Adolescents & Young Adults with Brain Tumors Webinar

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain/CNS cancer · 0 replies
  • We are hosting a webinar this Wednesday, 3/19/2014 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time. Managing Survivorship for Adolescents and Young Adults who have Been Diagnosed with Pediatric Brain Tumors Join Stewart ...

Webinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain/CNS cancer · 0 replies
  • Join ABTA Thursday, 3/27/2014 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time - Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update. Click here to register for the free Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

FOLFOX

Canadianclassy
  • By Canadianclassy · Posted March 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Managing side effects · 3 replies
  • Can those of you who had to be on 12 sessions of Folfox (oxaliplatin and 5FU) and who got to the 6th session and wondered how you'd ever make it to 12 (my 6th is on Thursday and no bounce back days within ...

Minor Earthquake

DebinSoCal
  • By DebinSoCal · Posted March 17, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Hi Friends! Thought you'd like to be the first to know that a small earthquake just rumbled through the South Bay area of SoCal. It was probably a 3-4 shaker, rolling, not jolting. Haven't had an earthquake ...

Never thought THIS would happen...

DebinSoCal
  • By DebinSoCal · Posted March 16, 2014
  • Journal · 31 replies
  • Today I was sitting on the front porch, petting my dog, when a felt something poke me on my upper thigh, like there was something in my jeans pocket. I thought, now what is poking me and was about to ...

85 started chemo

Catlady85
  • By Catlady85 · Posted March 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian cancer · 0 replies
  • I am new to this site, I am very interested any any input about OC. I have stage 4 OC. I am a 35 year breast cancer survivor, without chemo. Chemo is new to me. So far I am doing pretty good. I do have ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

2 chemo done

BusdriverSam
  • By BusdriverSam · Posted March 14, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • So Tuesday was very busy with blood work, chemo, radiation and then they messed up the pump again. So we had to wait around for that. For a couple of days dad was doing good eating. But he is getting ...

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