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If I were a mouse cancer doctor....

  • By Denzie · Posted 9:13 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • "If I were a mouse cancer doctor, I would be king, unquestionably. I can cure almost all of mouse cancer with the existing portfolio of drugs available to me." These are the words of one research dr in ...

I did it again...

  • By hinsopa · Posted 5:46 am
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Check out my new post at Come join us over at my blog ...


  • By elise8634 · Posted 3:47 am
  • Discussion in How my diagnosis changed my life · 0 replies
  • Hi fellow brain tumor folks I have an Anaplast[c Astrosytoma I had a crainiotomy 4 yrs ago and radiation which caused me to have damage of my motor area so now I have no balance so now I have a weak left ...

need information please

  • By BusdriverSam · Posted yesterday at 5:41 pm
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • So dad got his tube put in. We are up to the 5 cans a day. And more than enough water a day. But when you only eat by tube. How often is a bm? Sound gross but it has been awhile and the tube is the only ...

Checking In

  • By SeeGirlLive · Posted April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • 4/17: I tried just now to stand up and walk to the lamp so that I could turn it off. I got dizzy and started seeing flashing lights in front of my eyes. It’s like in Speed Racer! Now I’m laying back down ...

Happy Easter BCan Buddies

  • By snettie · Posted April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • Wishing all of you a Happy Easter - may all your problems be wee ones and may you have a cheerful and sunny easter - hugs and XX from this side of the pond. Where the sun has got his Easter Bonnet on ...

This Girl kicked Cancers Ass !!!

  • By Trishyff · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 56 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 ...

another day and trying to move forward

  • By reflection571 · Posted April 17, 2014
  • 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 ...


  • By MiracleSteph · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Colorectal cancer · 6 replies
  • My mom is really suffering with neuropathy in her feet. It is so bad, walking is next to impossible. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated ...

ok so now what...

  • By kttdp96 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 18 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 ...

"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 ...

Time for quiet reflection

  • By snettie · Posted April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 29 replies
  • It is with great sadness that to day I heard of the death of Fred Bassett (Real name Roy) who silently struggled with this cancer, he was such a joker and a great man to befriend - making light of his ...

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 ...

Caring for lymphedema

  • By dribrook · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Lymphedema, is a common complication of radiation and surgery for head and neck cancer as well as breast cancer. It is an abnormal accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the space between cells which causes ...

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 ...


  • 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 ...

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 ...

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