I hate the term "cancer survivor!"
Hi - I'm new here; dxed with Stage 2 BC 2 1/2 years ago. Pretty easy ride. I hate the term "cancer survivor" and would like to start using another term. Cancer fighter; Cancer soldier; Cancer winner; Cancer victor; Cancer winner; Cancer standout - something - anything but survivor. What do you all think?
My husband,David was dx with bladder cancer 4 1/2 yrs ago,had left kidney removed had chemo and bcg treatments and was doing Ok till 2 weeks ago ..went to er for gall baldder attack and when they did MRI found lesions on liver...The oncologist we were seeing just said.."he has to go on chemo, he has 1-2 years to live" We…
New here with questions
My grandmother is 84 years old and just had radical cystectomy surgery. During the surgery they found the cancer had spread to the lymph nodes. They went through with the surgery. She made it through the surgery and is now in recovery at the hospital. My question is now what? I am very unfamiliar with what kind of…
fear of the future
This is my 1st post. I am 72 yo male. Original papillary tumor excised May 2011 after sudden episode of bleeding with clots. Cytoscopy next am - tumor seen - surgery 1 wk later. 3 cystoscopies since with (+) urine cytology, last one on3/16/12. Had another cystoscopy under anesthesia, during which bladder biopsies were…