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Archives for December 2010
Violent "hiccups"/Diaphragm spasms
Has anyone with stage IV stomach cancer experienced what I would call violent hiccups/diaphragm spasms that occur every time you shift positions (roll over in bed, sit up, stand up, or eat/drink)? My husband had these for several weeks after his first two rounds of chemo where they gave him C/D/F and has them again (only…
I see all cancer sections except one for what i was diagnosed with 6 months ago. I have peritoneal carcinomatosis and I want to discuss this with people who have the same thing. No offense to my fellow cancer patients. Its just, well you know, you are more comfortable with discussing your illness with someone going through…
Does any one care to discuss Pancreatic Cancer survivor rates and stages of treatment
Total Gastrectomy Recovery
Hello, I am new to this but thought it would be a great resource for some answers to what my father is going through since his total gastrectomy. My dad was given the diagnosis of stomach cancer in early May 2010. The tumor had penetrated a layers of the stomach's wall but they did not find it on any other organs or in any…
My boyfriend was told he had pancreatic cancer, obviously we were devistated. he went through the whipple procedure and after the whipple the pathologist examined it and found it to be ampullary cancer, which from what we understand a much better prognosis, none of his lymph nodes were effected, but they gave him radiation…
second line of chemo options
Hi, My mother just experienced re-occurrence after being off chemo for about 7 months and is scheduled to do chemo very soon. The dr. is looking at giving FOLFOX. I'm wondering if any of you had that folfox, or what your second line of treatment was. Thanks.
what kinds of blood tests/ diagnostic tests
Hi, I was just wondering what blood tests or diagnostic tests you or your loved ones take. I've learned that blood tests are not good indicators the hard way. CEA levels were normal, but new growths popped up after getting CT scan every 3 months. We only did blood work and CT scans. I was wondering what other people do.…
My husband was diagnosed June 2010
Dustmagnet7 and other survivors who have been posting your experiences, your openness and willingness to discuss what you have been through/are going through is very helpful. My husband was diagnosed with stage IV with mets to the bones on 6/21/10. He is only 54, was in great shape and had no symptoms until it was too late…