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Archives for December 2004
How long should he feel exhausted!?!?
My father had his right kidney removed in July after a 6 cm tumor was discovered...in hopes that the surgery would have stopped the diagnosed renal cancer from spreading. Sadly, it was found to have spread to his lungs. In preperation for IL-2 treatment, he had a full body scan done, where the doctors found several small…
rcc/ with lung lesions and now bone lesions
hi my husband has stage 5 rcc with lung and now bone lesions. i would like someone to email me or on here if you know of anyone that has this and how it is going. i am scard the Dr said there is no help.Just do the things he wonts to do while we have the time.
Stage lV RCC
What are the treatment options for stage four kidney cancer? I recently lost my mother to this disease. The physicians that diagnosed her basically said that all they could do was to keep her comfortable. It had spread to her lungs,liver,pancreas and thyroid. She only lived two weeks after the diagnosis. There was no…
The Cause of Kidney Cancer?
My husband passed away last year, at age 51, from kidney cancer. It seems his problems began (with urinary frequency) 3 months after he started the cholesterol lowering drug Pravachol (which has been found to cause adenocarcinomas in laboratory animals). Unfortunately, he did not exhibit the "classic" symptoms (although he…
I had my right kidney removed on 6-14-2004 , 10 cm stage 2 no other involvement. All went great back to work in 2.5 wks, coming up on 6 mo ct and am a little worried ,any body been through simiular , Thanks Larry
Advocacy organizations for Kidney Cancer
I recently joined a new organization called Action to Cure Kidney Cancer. They were founded in the begining of 2003 and have made strides legislatively. The target of this organization is research which will lead to treatments. As you may know, the National Cancer Institures annual budget is 1 billion dollars, but only 20…
Its been almost two years since I was diagnosed with Stg IV Mestatic Cancer. Even though they can't find any new cancer sights I still have pain in my back and shoulders. I was taking Vioxx until they took it off the market. They replaced it with Celebrek but you might as well take advil. Is anyone taking pain management…