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Rare and Other Cancers
Archives for September 2008
Malignant melanoma - choroid
In March, I lost an eye to cancer. I have tried very hard to gain a "normal life" back. But, I am tired of being brave and sane. I want to scream, cry, and have a temper tantrum. I hate waking up every day. My doctor and family act like its no big deal and I should just get on with life. I want to play the "poor me" card…
Spinal cord tumors
Hi, I'm new here and I'm not sure if I have found the right discussion board. Let me tell you a little about myself. I am a 53 year old female, married for 35 years, 3 grown children, and up to 5 months ago working at a full-time job. On May 4, 2008 I lost feeling in both of my legs at work. My coworkers thought I was…
Fallopian Tube Cancer
In June of 2007 at the age of 40 I was diagnosed with Fallopian cancer (stage 3), I had a full hysterectomy followed by chemotherapy. My doctor told me "aggressive cancer, aggressive chemotherapy" and through it all my doctor was wonderful. It has almost been one year since my treatment has ended. So far everything is…
Germ Cell Tumor
I HAVE GERM CELL TUMORS IN MY ABDOMEN. I AM ON MY SECOND ROUND OF CHEMO. THE TUMORS ARE NOT RESPONDING. HAS ANYONE HEARD OF THIS TYPE OF CANCER? I KNOW ITS VERY RARE. I HAVE SEARCHED MANY SITES AND HAVE FOUND NOTHING.
Just found out my husband has cancer!
I just found out my husband has Ocular Melanoma. (cancer in his eye) He is only 30 years old! i am 26. The tumor is now too big to be removed by Radiotherapy treatment. So only solution is to remove the eye. At first this came as a shock of course, but the most important thing is to get rid of the cancer right? Well for…