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Archives for January 2009
Hello, have any of you taken AHCC? Just did some internet research and the studies seem promising.
My daughter was just diagnosed with stomach cancer this friday/any advise?
Hi, My daughter was just diagnosed with stomach cancer 2 days ago. They found it while doing a scope. She is only 35 years old. She has been having a lot of heartburn, a little nausea and some diarrhea. The first Dr. she went to told her she had chronic heartburn and she would have it the rest of her life. Thank God she…
Help with vomiting, extreme nausea, and pain medication
Hello, This is my first post. My mom had surgery for stomach cancer on 9/13/07. They removed 3/4 of her stomach, some lymph nodes, and part of her pancreas. She had chemo and radiation therapy which finished in May 2008. After the five and a half weeks of radiation were finished she has had non-stop problems with pain,…
Has anyone been treated at MD Anderson?
My mother was just diagnosed with stomach cancer. I was told that MD Anderson was the best and I was wondering if anyone had gone there or if anyone could recommend a place for treatment? My mother was not comfortable with our local oncology surgeon that was recommended and he was supposedly the best according to many of…
Just Diagnosed, Not Yet Treated Or Even Staged
Following a GI series for reflux-like symptoms that showed "transient thickening of gastric folds," I had an endoscopy back on Jan 5th to "rule out a mass." Well, a mass wasn't ruled out because sure enough there was one, 6 cm big and just below the esophageal junction. The little $#!%# was biopsied and sure enough, it was…
Hi, folks. I'm usually on the colorectal board (1 year NED!), but I'm posing a question here about my sister. She developed a mysterious bruise on her stomach just before Christmas. Her doctor saw her this week and ordered an ultrasound. She got a call Friday saying he'd found a small mass, but didn't know what it was. Is…
lonely and tired
My husband Steve has esophogeal cancer(where it started) and now it's in his stomach and liver too. He was diagnosed in April 2005. The doctors haven't given him much hope.He has gone through quite a few rounds of chemo. He and I are both tired of him being sick all the time. He can barely get out of bed. I am a teacher…