doctors bedside manner
Does anyone else find it frustrating trying to get information out of the various doctors caring for the person in your life who has cancer? I have found that the doctor's are not helpful, they are extremely vague, they give only short non-informational answers. I have also found that they do not return phone calls and…
No insurance,no medicare, no medicaid, and bladder cancer
My dad was just diagnosed with an advanced bladder tumor. Resources are dwindling fast. Where to go? What to do?
when does anyone chat?
I am new to this site I take care of my father who was diagnosed with pancreatic ca in may He has been at my house since june I would be intrested in talking to other caregivers but no one ever seems to be on??? If anyone is intrested in chating once in a while email me at firstname.lastname@example.org thank you in advance I could…
1 mo. baby, and then companion diagnosed w/Hodgkin's
Hi I'm new to this site. My girlfriend and I bought a house last Oct., had a son in late May, and discovered that she had Hodgkin's, IIB, in early July. Our house is somewhat distant from "civilization," away in the mtns., so she needs to stay with friends in a nearby town to help take care of her and baby. I miss her…
Husband just diagnosed.
He has been given the choice of Laser surgery or Radiation/Chemo for treatment.At this point he is having a hard time making up his mind on what to do.Can anybody give us some food for thought?
Father's untreatable pain
My dad was diagnosed with bladder cancer more than a year ago. He has had a couple of recurrences with continued loss of skills, especially in the area of mobility. It's my understanding that the cancer is in his nerves and he has had longstanding problems with pain. He is hospitalized again with unmanageable pain. Oral…