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Archives for November 2008
Hey everyone, my name is Paul Hogan and I am currently a psychology student at the California State University in Fresno. I am currently conducting research on the life outlooks of cancer survivors. If you could spare 10 minutes of your time to take a survey, I would greatly appreciate it. I myself am a past cancer…
i am 29 and diagnosed with medullary with mets to lungs. no one has explained anything to me and all i know is online research. i'm scared and it appears there's not much treatment for this type. can anyone shed any light on this? thank you.
I am on my 3rd day of RAI treament but can I be around my little 12 year old dog when I go back home
I am headed back home tomorrow after being in a hotel room for 3 days.I know we are supposed to still be careful for about a week after but can I get close to my 12 lb. doggie. when I go back home?
first time I-131
On November 18th I go in for my first I-131 treatment. Some things that my oncologist and what I've read from other posts on here are different. Like some of you say that you stay on the LID until a couple days after treatment and that you need to be on it for the body scan. I was told that the day that I go into the…
Worried...could use some hlep please!
Hi all, Im new to this site and I wont go into my whole story as its long and very complicated!!! But Im about to have my third round of RAI and I have now been off my medication for 2 1/2 week and other than cold i dont feel like i have the past three times i was off it. In the past i was practically passed out constantly…
insurance will NOT pay for thyrogen, can't AFFORD to pay. WHAT DO I DO, NOW!!!!!!!!!!!
AFTER MY THYROID WAS REMOVED AND SEVERAL LYMPH GLANDS. IODINE TREATMENT THREE TIMES. DOCTOR IS PUSHING THYROGEN AND THE INSURANCE WON'T PAY FOR IT. WHERE CAN I GO FOR HELP WITH THIS MEDICATION TO GET WHAT I NEED. ALSO I CAN'T STAND COMING OFF MY SYNTHOID. SYNTHOID HELPS BUT I STILL HAVE CHRONIC FATIGUE. PLEASE ANYONE WITH…
tired of hearing -"good cancer"
I am sitting in isolation typing to you.I have had two surgeries and just did the drink!I am starting to get frustrated with people telling me I have "good" cancer.....do people think before they say that? It is cancer! I feel alone.