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Archives for September 2014
So after 2 weeks of back and forth with MD Anderson and the lady assuring me she was getting my dad an appointment she says today the insurance won't pay enough!! I'm beyond frustrated and don't know what to do next. Where else should we go??? This had been the only place we looked into and had no idea this would come up!…
Has anyone used Cancer Treatment Centers of America?
Just wondering if anyone has used Cancer Treatment Center of America? They called today and said they accepted him, just needing some suggestions/opinions? We are still waiting to hear back from MD Anderson.
In May The doctors gave my husband 2 to 4 months to live. My husband is still mowing our 2 ac yard, mows our 90 year old neighbors ditch for them and helps our 70 year old neighbors across the street. We never know when this is going to change because the chemo is starting to make him really sick. But as for now he is…
Please Help! Dad just diagnosed
The dr called today and told us the biopsy confirmed adenocarcinoma. He had a CT done on same day as EGD and he said it didn't show anything significant. PET scan scheduled for Wednesday. We are all so confused about the whole process and what needs to be done. I contacted MD Andreson for appt. But have to send in all the…
Hello, All. My dad had an esophagectomy about two months ago. He has been doing relatively well in terms of recovery from the surgery - but still has a cough and hoarseness - but he developed extreme lower back pain about 4 weeks ago. We've been to numerous doctors, physical therapy, physical medicine, etc. and all say…
EC IV survivors
Hey everyone, my dad was recently diagnosed with stage 4 EC mets to liver, he's starting chemo tomorrow, herceptin, cistplatin and xeloda (5fu). Although he doesn't know it, I'm terrified! He has such a positive attitude which is great... surgery and radiation are not an option. Is there anyone here in a similar situation…
Anyone treated at MD Anderson in Houston?
Hi All, I am new to this site. I have found so much peace already from reading everyones posts. My Dad was diagnosed this past December with Stage 2 EC. He did cemo and radiation as well as sugery. He was cancer free for a few months. We just found out that the cancer has spread to his spine and to his hip. We are looking…