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Rare and Other Cancers
Archives for January 2016
Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the neck
My husband was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the neck. Needless to say, this is extremely rare to have in the neck area. So rare, that his oncologist suspected that the pathology report was incorrect. We live in Northeast PA in a middle size city. On his suggestion, we traveled to Memorial Sloan Kettering for…
I just diagnosed with rare cancer Gastrinoma Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 (MEN-1) and would like to meet someone with same. I am so scared and I misdiagnosed for 4 years by a few doctors for simple fasting Gastrin blood test.
pheochromocytoma and adrenal cancer
hi everyone my question is about inherited risk,my mother had this in 2000 she passed away very young at 44,.i am 35 now. also is adrenal cancer anything to do with thyroid conditons? she had congential hypothyroidism,i was diagnosed 2 years ago with it. i am complicated in all his by being adopoted and having no rights to…
Immune System Isulins
In 2015 I went through chemo treatment but had to temporary stop my treatment due to my immune system becoming very low at would place me in a life threaten status if I had continue with my chemo. I knew that I would have to complete my chemo treatment at some point so now that 2016 has arrived, the cancer remains but has…
Gallbladder Cancer - Inoperable Due to Blood Vessel Involvement
Happy New Year from England! My wife (45) has recently been diagnosed with GBC, after going jaundiced. The U.K. Approach to treatment, is to attempt surgery, before employing chemotherapy. This seems to contradict American practice? Her Attempted liver resection could not be carried out, as it was found that the cancer had…