That last entry got cut off. I had a pretty significant complication back in the spring. Have known for awhile that I have developed steosis of the right internal carotid artery, it showed on my CT scans. Had opted against intervention because I have been so close to treatment and recurrence I didn't want to have yet another invasive procedure, then die of cancer. So in late Febr I had an occular stroke, painless sudden loss of half the vision of my right eye. So in I went where I had a ballooning and stent placed. No problems with the procedure, re
The “last straw” were the posts here: http://csn.cancer.org/node/262824
I am from Australia and i am the daughter of a fabulous father battling a grade 3 Astrocytoma.
He started with having seizures in January 2011. The biopsy was done and found it was cancerous. 2 months later we started
I had robotic prostate surgery on July 9th, 2013. The pathology showed T3a with no lymph node involvement (NoØ).
Urinary continence almost 100%. No pads after 5 wks. post surgery. I will be 64 in December, 2013. I feel great.
Except that in two successive PSA tests, it has come out as a .2 Urologist and Radiology Oncologist are both
recommending EBRT. Again there is a problem: 25 years ago I had radiation for seminoma (testicular cancer).
I am a 57 year old light skin, blue eyed female, who enjoyed my life in the navy traveling to duty stations that provided lots of beach, water and sun. I am now paying the price of my past with over exposed skin by way of sun and tanning beds. I suffer from both types of skin cancers, basil cell and squamous cell. Try to stay on top of all the break outs I have had with various types of removal with just two spots that have reoccurred. In July I developed a small hard lesion on my stomach that at first I wasn't concern with.
I see a bit of light ... from months of torturous treatment/side effects, the doom and gloom seems to be sub-siding. When I was diagnosed with Tonsil Cancer - Stage IV last fall/winter 2012 ... I guess the phrase to use was ... I was beside myself. Normally I would have kept such news from family and friends but it seemed that their knowledgment was in great need. Calls were made, tears were shed and treatment began.
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The Surgery is next week. Closer I get the more scared I get. My gut feeling when the nurse called and said it's lipoma.... I thought; It can't be I won't feel this uneasy for it to be nothing. When the surgeon told me; it could be a sarcoma or the other two cancer names that I can't remember. I felt relieved oddly enough. So that whats going on.... I'll update ya'll in 2 weeks.
Hi I am New hear, and needing some advice, 4 months ago I felt a lump in my thyroid, I went to the Dr had ultrasound and 2 DNA On 1 nodule and a swollen lymph node in my neck, both came back benign, and tests showed hashimoto's disease. About 2 week's later my voice started getting hoarse accompanied by night sweats and dramatic weight loss, every now and then I get a sore neck with a feeling that my neck is not my own, not to mention the tiredness, thyroid tests are normal.