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Archives for October 2014
Intestinal blockage questions, please help
Hi everyone, This is my first post on the esophageal cancer page. I have colorectal so that's where I've been posting and everyone on there is wonderfully helpful. My concern right now is for my brother who is dealing with stage two esophageal cancer. He's been on chemo and radiation but then became very sick and had…
i am really missing william, does anyone know how his wife if. this post isn't the same without himd
Anyone use Dr. Swisher at MD Anderson
Has anyone used Dr. Swisher at MD?? My dad finally got an appointment there and we seen him today. He will be his surgeon. Will meet with oncologist next wk and go from there...
What are your symptoms?
Getting an ultrasound endoscopy next week to see what the 2.1 cm mass is that was found on CT scan. Was told probably benign Leiomyoma ( it doesn't appear on regular endoscopy. ) but I'm getting more symptoms so very concerned, to say the least. Prayers and positive healing thoughts being sent to this board right now. Lisa
New to the Network
Hello - hope someone can comment on my case. I'm a 51 yr old Mom of two young kids and cann't believe what has happened..... Started feeling not right Jan. 09 and got an endoscopy which showed esophigitis. This followed a ct scan which showed a possible 2.7 cm mass. I was relieved at the time and went about life. March /…
Anyone use Dr. Shah for surgery
Asking for another, anyone use Dr Prashant C. Shah ? he is now at Fox Chase in Philadelphia was at Brigham and Women's Hospital , Its a little confusing about his true surgical experienc
her2 positive esophageal cancer : question on use of herceptin only in treatment
Hello, I 'd like to hear from people who have her2 positive EC and are now getting herceptin only as treatment. In particular I'd like to know at what point it was decided to continue with herceptin only . was it after a certain number of cycles of chemo and herceptin? was it when the patient appeared to be with NED? the…
Pain under armpits
Under my armpits have been hurting has any body else had this?
Private Message Spam
Hello everyone, Thank you to those who've alerted us to the PM spamming from earlier today. While we have security measures in place, we can't prevent all spam. We are currently working on measures to try and block this kind of private message spamming. If you received a message from rita44556 prompting you for money,…