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Hi,I was diagnosed with stage 4 PPC in march. At first I was diagnosed with colon cancer then pathology showed ovarian markers. It wasn't until I underwent surgery for colon resection and historectomy that I was told it was ppc. I am 39 with 5 children who need me. I am still devestated by all of this. I thought I was in fairly good health I ate well and worked out. My youngest children is genesis almost 4 and hunter 18mts. I looked up info from the hospital with my phone only to see that It was not good news. I am going to MD.Anderson in Orlando for treatment. I am going to do the clinical trials with the avastin.

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Finding It Hard

I haven't been on here lately because it's been so hard. Getting on here is like makes me think of dads cancer and I don't want to. But....that is very selfish because I am sure dad doesn't want to think about it either but it's here and always will be. Things are getting rough, although his oncologist says he is in remission he still takes chemo and rituxan and getting weaker everyday. I have to keep telling myself that it is so much harder on him than me, but to see him suffer like this..GOD I don't want to do this and I don't want im to do this. HE is down to 106 lbs and has fallen twice in the last week.

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Community

I'm a tough dude. I must be. I've survived a war, the loss of a stepchild, divorces, two cancers and a near major emotional breakdown. My style was one of going inside myself to draw on deep resources. When that style didn't work, I just endured, not knowing if I could survive or not. While I preached the necessity of everyone having a support group, I didn't feel that I really fit in anywhere; so community was a place for others. I rarely if ever feel lonely; so it was ok. And I made it through cancer.

And I suffered, silently for the most part, and began to become emotionally dead inside. Fortunately, one old friend, a dear soulmate persisted and sought me out, no, dragged me out. She brought the first inklings of a new life to me. Simultaneously, for whatever reason I visited the CSN chat room. These were real people, stripped of pretense, and they welcomed me, comforted me in ways they don't even know. And I began to unthaw and find joy in life again. I cannot ever go back to an earlier time before cancer. And I don't want to. This is much better.

Olfactory Neuroblastoma

My husband had his tumor (craniotomy) removed 11/08, wend through chemo and radiation. Completed radiation 3/09. He is having post surgery/radiation problems with his sinus. He is constantly forming large, dried mucus chunks and having to painfully blow them out. He has an excessive amount of scabbing in his nose and it is constantly peeling. He has used rinses, and xClear but nothing seems to work very well. These sometimes get a very bad odor is he is unable to get them out immediately. He had a PET scan 2 weeks ago and is formally in remission now. However, we have asked his ENT and he cannot come up with a solution. His ENT is at UTSW and is one of the best.

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The Begining

WOW I BEGIN LAST APRIL 2009 FOUND LUMP IN LEFT BREAST IT WAS SORE RED AND THE SIZE OF MY THUMBNAIL(NO INSURANCE)CALLED AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY THEY GAVE ME A REFERRAL TO CANCER DETECTION CENTER WENT TO KERN RADIOLOGY RESPOND FROM THEM "WE ARE "PLEASED" TO INFORM YOU THAT THE RESULTS OF YOU EXAMINATION ARE "NORMAL" MET BACK WITH THE DOCTOR "ZAPANTA" FROM ROBERT'S LANE COMMUNITY CLINIC "NO FOLLOW" UP NOTHING JUST CONT GOING ON WITH MY DAILY ROUTINE WORK EAT SLEEP ETC 6MTHS PAST BREAST ENLARGED MORE TENDERNESS NIPPLE INVERTED LUMP BIGGER STILL "NO INSURANCE" MY FAULT ALL MY FAULT SHOULD HAVE S

anger management

wife has lymph node removed was cancer
now has another lump must use radiation
wife very agressive and combative to me
cannot talk to her and calls me very abusive names
also has anxity problem help!!!!!

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"This is Major Tom to Ground Control"

(David Bowie reference)

I have nothing to report.

That is a good thing, isn't it?

It's true that I have an appointment the first of the week to see OralDude for a panoramic xray (I managed to lose the referral, but Wife managed to find the guy's number and make the appointment nonetheless). It's true that I am supposed to schedule another dilation of the esophagus (and if I do not I am fairly certain that this will be done instead by the ever-clever Wife).

Otherwise, I have no complaints and no reason, really, to continue clogging up this ether space. Except for this:

I have

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Ashley Rose (hoping for life)

OH Ashley Ashley Ashley

Suffer not

I Have been fighting since 2000

i am 54 years old very health and active male,I was diagnosed in 2000 with Hurthle cell in the right Thyroid gland which was removed but it was an incomplete removale as thyroid tumor had burst. In 2008 the cancer returned this time attached to my voice box at witch time i underwent a verticale removale of the right half of my voice box. I then had the other thyroid gland removed two months later. since then i have had two rounds of radio active iodine treatment folowed each time with a PET scan. The last PET scan this JAnuary gone showed some problems in my lungs and today i have been told that i now have at least 16 possible tumors in my lungs. I have now been refered back to the commite at my Hospital. Oh well the fight gose on i supose.

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