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Archives for February 2004
What can nurses do to better help you?
I am an RN student and I would like to know what the nurses who care for you could do to better help you? I'm anxious to get your feedback! Please reply!
Hi! I'm a 52 year old who had a tumor on right kidney removed almost 5 years ago. just found lesions on left hip and have horrible pain in the right hip and pelvic.
I am a 35 year wilms tumor survivor
Hello Folks, I am a 35 year wilms tumor survivor. I had my left kidney taken out when I was 2 1/2 years old. On Tuesday of I will be 38 years old. I am doing great. Would like to know if there are any other wilms tumor survivor here. Thankyou
Anyone have bladder cancer 1st?
My father was diagnosed with bladder cancer and it was basically cleared up with treatments. Then he had a pain in his side soon after that. When they took an Xray they discovered a "growth" in his right kidney. They say he has to have his kidney out. The doctor with the 2nd opinion also says he should have his bladder out…
25 year old Kidney cancer SURVIVOR new to group
I was just looking here at ACS CSN for other young cancer survivors. I was diagonosed Feb.13th 2003. This friday is my 1st anniversary and I couldn't be happier. I have a lot to live for and a whole new reason to try. I am looking to communicate with any one who has been through kidney cancer.
New to this group!
Hello, I'm a 48 year old male who was diagnosed on 9/3/2003 with RCC. I had surgery at Mayo on 9/12/2003 for a partial nephrectomy of my right kidney. Stage 1, Grade 3, 2.9 cm tumor. I was given a 96% chance of being alive after 15 years from cancer specifically. My cancer was caught incidentally and caused no symptoms.…
looking for info/support
My wife (age 37) woke up with horrible back pain in early Sep 2003. Upon taking her to the ER, a scan revealed a large tumor (10cm) in her kidney. The doctors acted quickly and within 2 days had removed the kidney. We were told that the tumor had not spread beyond the kidney capsule (which is good) and that she would need…