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Foster70
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Joined: Sep 2017

Chemo, radiation...why....if u r cancer free

Hi. Quick intro. My name is Kevin and I'd like to thank whoever is running this site. I apologize in advance if I'm not showing proper ettiquite.  I'm new to this. The following has all transpired in the last 4 months and it's been a whirlwind as I'm sure y'all know. My girlfriend,  the girl of my dreams, was diagnosed w breast cancer. Fortunately,  she only had to go through a lumpectomy.  They got it all. Hell yeah....right? Initially, they only recommended radiation as treatment. She was reserved about that. Now, after they reviewed her tumor they removed.

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Daddysgirl8199
Posts: 2
Joined: Aug 2017

My daddy has cancer...

My father has been diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Nasal Cavity... 

This past Wednesday, he had surgery to remove the cancer. In doing so, the doctors removed his nose along with bone in his nose area

Nadeem Durrani
Posts: 2
Joined: Aug 2017

Red spot

Since last five days I have noticed that red spot appearing on my body, no aching no pain. I have used Gluten Max tablet. I have consulted doctor but he dont know what is happening, can someone advice me who to see where to go what should i do?????  

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PattyEarl1
Posts: 1
Joined: Jul 2017

Chemo related Joint pain.

I have seen post where people who received chemo are having severe joint pain. Has anyone filed a lawsuit yet?

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mamado
Posts: 13
Joined: Jul 2014

Radiation Proctitis

Just wondering what treatments worked for those of you who ended up with Radiation Proctitis after cancer treatment.  Aside from HBO, what treatments have cleared it or at least lessened the bleeding?   

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Teach76
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Joined: Jul 2015

Breast pain after lumpectomy

Hello, friends

i have been on the BC board, but thought almost a year out of treatment this may be a good move for me.  I had neoadjuvant chemo, a partial, then 25 rounds of rads.  Now, 10 months out of treatment I am experiencing neuropathy in my fingers and feet and pain in my affected breast.  Surgeon said it is probably scar tissue, but my sensitivity to touch has increased.  I am seeing my onco and surgeon in about a month.  Should I mention these, or would my doctors just think I am imagining?

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DrienneB
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Joined: Aug 2013

Lymphedema- New Drug in the Works YAY!

Victoria2360
Posts: 6
Joined: Apr 2017

Radiation induced pain

Hi Anyone!  I have had pelvic bone X-rays last June and have been suffering with chronic pelvic, hip, groin and back pain.  I have had an MRI of spine and hips - nothing to show why I have this pain. Taken all sorts of medication- none help. Oncologist thinks it's iin my head! WRONG!   Can anyone comment. Hurts when I walk, getting up from a sitting position and out of a car.  THANKS. 

tanya1992
Posts: 3
Joined: Feb 2017

cervical cancer

wanna know about cervical cancer treatment for stage 3b.....besides conventional traetments like chemo and radiation.

 

nicole109
Posts: 1
Joined: Feb 2017

Has anyone had hipocampal sparing whole brain radiation?

Hi everyone,
I have HER2 positive breast cancer with many brain metastases.  I've had Gamma Knife treatment in the past but new lesions keep developing so now I have been offered hippocampal sparing whole brain radiation as my only treatment option.  From reading all the posts about whole brain radiation, I am very reluctant to go ahead with this procedure, hippocampal sparing or not.    I currently have no symptoms but I will soon be unwell according to my oncologist.
Has anyone had this treatment and what side effects, short-term and long term, did they experience?

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