Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava
I have just been diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava (IVC). The MRI indicated the mass has invaded and occluded the IVC. There is no evidence of metastatic disease. Does anyone have experience with this type of rare cancer?
It came back
I am new to this site and wondering if there may be others out there like me. I was diagnosed with extrahepatic bile duct cancer and had it surgically removed with chemo after for 6 months (gemzar and cisplatin). I thought I had beat it but two years later, cancer marker went up and it looks like a small spot in a lymph…
Whipple procedure recovery
My Friend had the Whipple procedure several weeks ago. She has pancreatic cancer. The surgery was successful but the recovery is very difficult. Can people share their experiences with recovering from the Whipple and what helped them get through?
I thought I would start a new thread for mesothelioma, since most of the posts appeared pretty old. My Dad was recently diagnosed with mesothelioma. Our extended family has quite a few cancer survivors. I can't seem to find anyone that has had mesothelioma. It is a very isolating feeling. He is going to well known hospital…
Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma
my wife was diagnosed with this last month. She has had 2 surgeries and is starting chemo next week. Anyone have this diagnosis and have been through this? Thanks, Tim
Ovarian mass/appendix originated?
I am 32 years old.. always been pretty healthy.. starting in dec 2016, I began to have some right lower quadrant discomfort... but I had been having bouts of constipation/diarrhea so I didn't think much of it.. in January i started my menses and just never stopped.. I had always been consistent. 3 days done.. so I…
UVEAL MELANOMA - Eye Cancer
Diagnosed with uveal melanoma in December. Radiation plaque therapy in January. Now looking t clinical trials. Anyone else with this diagnosis?
Lessons from My Father’s Experience (Pancreatic Cancer)
It's been two years since my father's passing. I packed everything up and had to move across the country to get away from it all. Now that I can finally face what happened without going into a dark place and blaming myself, I'd like to share the lessons and specific experiences my family learned with you all. I sincerely…
I was given 1 years to live in September 2016. Pancreatic mass was 2/3 of the pancreas. I have been doing chemo and was told yesterday that the mass is gone. I want to share this to give others hope. I am still on chemo. I still have some inflamation in and around the main blood vessel. I am so happy! My doctor said we now…