cancer survival and panic disorder
Hello, My name's Joel. I am a 21 year old Cancer survivor. I was diagnosed at the age of 19 with Ewing's Sarcoma (bone cancer) and treated for eleven months of chemo at Mass General Hospital in Boston, MA. Soonly after I was treated and put into remission I developed a pretty severe social anxiety disorder that I still…
after the cure
how do you deal with the people you love who only want you back the way you were and even more productive to catch up financially in the time lost due to cancer ? My hands are my trade ---Master Carpenter
Found this site and thought it might help to put things into perspective for a lot of the folks who simply cannot understand what most of the people her go through. The site is http://www.butyoudontlooksick.com/2004/11/the_spoon_theory.php Cindy
Giggle from the colorectal board!
I am a strong poster in the colorectal board, a recent survivor of both rectal and breast cancer. I thought you all might enjoy this giggle! A nurse was on duty in the Emergency Room, when a young woman with purple hair styled into a punk rocker Mohawk, sporting a variety of tattoos, and wearing strange clothing, entered.…
Mommy, don't go to the hospital...
I was diagnosed with rectal cancer in May 2006 and after chemo/radiation in June, surgery will be on August 28th. Well, the above words were spoken by my 3 1/2 yr old daughter. I had briefly told her a few days ago that I would have to go to the hospital. I didn't get into specifics and haven't really spoken about it since…
What do you do?
My 54 year old dad was diagnosed with lung cancer in November of 2005 and given a 2% chance of "beating it". We did well for a few monthes and now it has moved into the stomach, liver and pancreas. He has non small cell lung cancer in stage 4. He is rapidly losing weight and strength but his cancer facility has not given…