Hello, I am a single mom getting worn down in year 4 of cancer surgeries, treatments, etc. No one else in my family or social groups has cancer, so I'm feeling a bit isolated despite my regular counseling. Seems ironic that my deepest thoughts and feelings are shared with someone who is a relative stranger! I've reached a…
Need suggestions concerning child
My 5-year-old's father has cancer. Started about a year ago as testicular, went to abdomen, lungs, brain. Until the last few days, we thought there was hope. He has gone back to MD Andersen & we're told he will probably not come home again. My son has been around his father in between treatments (we are not married), knows…
Hi. My name is Jan and I'm posting this question because a dear friend of mine is fighting a soft cell (tissue?) tumor and has just finished her 2nd bout of chemotherapy. She has not eaten in 5 days and had to go to the emergency room in the middle of the night last Sunday because she was throwing up so much she couldn't…
Survivors who are now caregivers?
I am a survivor of ovarian who is now taking care of my husband who is battling Stage IV Renal Cell Cancer. I was wondering how many more of you are there out there who have been double slammed.
How does one cheer up another
This may be the stupid question of the year. I am a ca survivor for 6 years. I have a friend who is in stage iv and getting worse but is fighting. Sometimes I don't know what to say to cheer him up. Anybody have any ideas. Laughter does help. I know it did with me.
Doctors that won't answer questions
Hi, I was wondering if anyone has had problems with their Drs. on aswering questions. Mine won't give me an idea about survival or the big one was he wanted to put me in a clinical study, but it was disbanded. I asked if I should be looking at other clinical studies and he refused to talk about it. I know he is cutting…
New; Soon to start chemo. and scared
Will start chemotherapy on April 22nd for Sarcoma. Finished 7week course of radiation about two weeks ago. Feeling guilty for my vain thoughts re. loosing my hair. I am actually more terrified of that than the treatment. I have prepared for it right down to getting my hair cut QUITE short on the 17th but still am afraid. I…
Still tired all the time
Hello: It has been a long time since I've logged into this web-site. I finshed my treatments (chemo and radiation) just one year ago. I am still tired all of the time. Does anyone else feel this way? Loved to hear from you. Please write to me at Melzmommy@yahoo.com Lia