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Forum: General Cancer topics

For all discussions regarding cancer in general and for questions or comments that cover more than one type of cancer. Moderators: All of the Moderation Team

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Unrealistic expectations in late stage cancer

    Hi All This article came out last week on a study done by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Many cancer patients expect palliative...

    Started by ChemoMan, 07-06-2013 03:05 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: My life, my death, my decision!

    I feel the need to mention this and I guess my thread is as good as any for now Moderator edit. Separate thread done as asked. The thread to...

    Started by april51, 01-30-2013 03:54 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to find a Doctor or treatment facility in the USA

    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Therapy/doctor-facility If you have been diagnosed with cancer, finding a doctor and treatment...

    Started by Didee, 01-17-2013 02:29 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Kids Konnected (A resource for children, who have (Grand)Parents with cancer.)

    I recently came in contact with an amazing organization called Kids Konnected. They work with children who have a parent or in our case Grandparent...

    Started by feartheredqueen, 11-29-2011 03:27 AM
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  1. First time post, hoping to learn a lot about the tumor I carry in my head

    It all began several years ago when I began to have migraine headaches. The only relief has been to take Excedrin Migraine pills, 2 at first for...

    Started by andydg, 09-13-2014 04:08 PM
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  2. Me and Mike

    – Nothing metasticizes in a vacuum: the news story that’s playing like a sound track for my little adventure is the accounting of the cancer of...

    Started by Radiation Days, 09-14-2014 03:18 PM
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  3. Moved: TommyN

    Started by TommyN, 09-13-2014 07:04 PM
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  4. my mother's fight (help me bury my mother )

    My mother had stage 4 Colon cancer that spreaded to her liver. My mother was undergoing chemo treatments, she also had a major surgery where her...

    Started by mymothersfight, 09-10-2014 11:35 PM
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  5. Moved: Diagnosed with stage 4 rectal cancer March 2014

    Started by bjharris, 09-10-2014 07:22 PM
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  6. my grandad has terminally ill cancer, last days?

    My grandad found out two weeks ago that he has terminal liver cancer. He was ill before that but the doctors said it was 'heartburn'. He is rapidly...

    Started by rachaelcook715, 09-09-2014 09:43 PM
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    09-10-2014 12:33 AM Go to last post
  7. Moved: First Post

    Started by mhart94, 09-09-2014 02:29 PM
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  8. Moved: I'm 3+4=7 Gleason score

    Started by Teddy Yates, 09-09-2014 01:20 PM
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  9. DPD Defiency ---> bone marrow transfer not possible

    Hello and sorry for my bad english. My sister had a breast cancer that was operated with success. They started cytostatic treatment after the...

    Started by PL84, 09-05-2014 06:07 PM
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    09-09-2014 07:05 AM Go to last post
  10. Help?

    Hello, Please, I need advice on how to deal with this situation. About a year and a half ago, I started an extra marital realtionship with a...

    Started by Isabelinha, 09-08-2014 12:33 PM
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    09-08-2014 05:46 PM Go to last post
  11. Moved: Lung cancer Chemotherapy in progress

    Started by soula-greek, 09-08-2014 03:21 PM
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  12. Insurance Problems regarding Proton Therapy Treatment

    Hello, My dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011, with a Gleason score of 7. He had a robotic prostatectomy that year, but in 2013 his PSA...

    Started by Sabrinamarissa, 09-05-2014 08:06 AM
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  13. Looking for other person's with Primary Peritoneal Serous Cancer 111 (C)

    Hi my name is Rita and was diagnosed with this cancer in January 2014. This diagnosis follows a Breast cancer battle which started in 1999 and I...

    Started by RitaZahnow, 09-04-2014 07:09 AM
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  14. My beautiful mum has only weeks to live - inoperable, incurable, untreatable

    My mum was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. She had a mastectomy, a course of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. We were just coming to the end of...

    Started by sicily_lis, 08-21-2014 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-04-2014 07:17 AM Go to last post
  15. Moved: stage 4 lung cancer

    Started by Dorthy55, 08-30-2014 05:22 AM
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  16. Link between bad breath and uterine cancer

    I recently lost my wife of 40 years to uterine cancer. She died only two months after being diagnosed, so this disease must have been developing for...

    Started by Vinnie, 08-27-2014 08:01 PM
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    08-29-2014 07:48 PM Go to last post
  17. Exclamation Cancer Sucks!

    I am 27 years old, female, second child of 4 in the family, i have one older brother, our eldest who is 29, and 2 younger sister who are 24 and 21....

    Started by Mama´s Girl, 08-29-2014 09:29 AM
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  18. Right ear malignancy

    I had been suffering from severe right ear infections including discharges since very young age. on March'13 I underwent mastoidectomy. Biopsy of the...

    Started by sshyam, 08-29-2014 08:49 AM
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  19. Has anybody tried fuda hospital in China? Is it worth the try? Any more info?

    Hi to all. My mother had stomach cancer and had 70% of her stomach removed via surgery. She went through chemo, but still, cancer metastasized to the...

    Started by iamgenius, 05-27-2012 01:05 PM
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    08-29-2014 08:22 AM Go to last post
  20. supplement interactions?

    My father is scheduled for mohs surgery for squamous cell carcinoma but has been taking supplements in an effort to stop possible spreading of the...

    Started by musclegto, 08-27-2014 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-29-2014 06:03 AM Go to last post
  21. Talking Ovarian Cancer - second round

    I'm 78 years of age - was diagnosed last May with Stage 111 and spent the rest of the year dealing with chemo/surgery/chemo. January 2014 I finished...

    Started by Oilpainter7, 08-27-2014 09:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-28-2014 03:37 AM Go to last post
  22. Thumbs up Cancer Biology...Must See!

    Hi, I watched this on TV C-Span but this is also available online to see. "Cancer Biology" Biologist Andrew Hessel discusses the acceleration...

    Started by SFGiants13, 08-26-2014 03:49 AM
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  23. the lost feelings of not understanding

    Hello all, Last week i found out that my father had cancer, came as a complete surprise. He had a major surgery on monday and is still currently...

    Started by freespirit86, 08-22-2014 11:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 206
    08-25-2014 05:48 PM Go to last post
  24. Cant find anyone else like me...

    Hi there... I had a tumor in right axillary involving one lymph node. Had biopsy, came back as neuroendocrine carcinoma poorly differentiated with...

    Started by Carrie102, 03-05-2014 09:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 414
    08-24-2014 06:39 AM Go to last post
  25. Caregiving after stem cell transplant

    Hi Everyone- I am looking for conversations and accurate information about patient care, housecleaning, daily tasks and tips from a caregiver...

    Started by fineartbro, 08-23-2014 03:55 PM
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  26. Post Hi everyone

    Hi everyone

    Started by yogesh10, 08-23-2014 02:21 PM
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  27. Moved: Need suggestions!

    Started by bluesky2014, 08-22-2014 05:47 PM
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  28. Moved: Dad Diagnosed with Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

    Started by dmg4, 08-22-2014 12:20 PM
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  29. Moved: First Post - Struggling to cope

    Started by Fiona1965, 08-20-2014 08:34 PM
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  30. H&N Throat Cancer

    Hi I was diagnosed with stage 4 squam cell cancer with 7cm mass attached to my left tonsil in Dec of 2013. I started my chemo and radiation...

    Started by Daffytv, 08-20-2014 04:22 PM
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  31. Trying to help friend w low platelets

    For the last 5 years, starting with rare appendix cancer, my friend has been battling. He's gone through 3 surgeries including stomach and lung and...

    Started by KM55, 08-13-2014 02:01 PM
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    08-20-2014 03:58 AM Go to last post
  32. Hello Everyone

    Hi. I'm new to the site and glad to have found it. I have found that the only people who really understand cancer are others who are or have...

    Started by TexasHeather, 08-19-2014 10:58 AM
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    08-20-2014 01:34 AM Go to last post
  33. Relocating a cancer patient to a new city for care?

    I'm not sure how much longer my mom (dx brain tumor, anaplastic astrocytoma) can stay in her house with my elderly father, and I'm not sure how much...

    Started by Cigur11, 08-19-2014 04:47 PM
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  34. Wink panlun first post

    Hello ! I’m so glad to become a part of CancerForums!

    Started by panlun, 08-19-2014 07:30 AM
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  35. forgive me if it's silly questions

    first English is not my mother tongue so if my vocab and grammar may not be very appropriate, I apologize. I think I had no idea about cancer...

    Started by joecheung0000, 08-16-2014 06:36 PM
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  36. Moved: Question about memory loss in stage 4 lung cancer

    Started by ChicagoLisa, 08-15-2014 07:52 PM
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  37. Colposcopy pain & polyps!

    Hey, Feels a bit extreme joining this type of forum but it's better than driving myself insane! Short story - presented to my GP with swollen...

    Started by newlady, 08-14-2014 03:00 PM
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  38. Moved: Husband Diagnosed With Mantel Cell Lymphona

    Started by charberry60, 08-12-2014 07:52 PM
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  39. Moved: Trying to get on with my life

    Started by Ken Bush, 08-12-2014 12:52 AM
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  40. Cool Introduction

    [B]Hi everyone, I joined today, to share , and try and get some insight from people who have been through this. My husband of 23 years was...

    Started by nee57, 08-10-2014 12:06 PM
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  41. Skin Biopsy

    Hi, I got some wounds on my leg and went for the Skin Biopsy report. I need some clarification on the result below provided by the Pathologist as...

    Started by srrao.ch, 08-08-2014 08:40 AM
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  42. MOOC: Inside Cancer: How Genes Influence Cancer Development

    I'm starting the free MOOC from FutureLearn on Sept 1 to learn some more about Cancer and Genetics and hope some of you can join me. It lasts for six...

    Started by ddessert, 08-05-2014 04:22 AM
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  43. i think my moms boyfriend is lying about pancreatic Cancer. please help

    Okay, so my mom is currently a waitress and a year and a half ago, she met this guy, and he used to come in the diner everyday and they had something...

    Started by cindy018, 07-29-2014 02:07 PM
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  44. Moved: Newly diagnosed NSCLC

    Started by Peterkin, 08-02-2014 02:20 PM
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  45. I wanna make a difference and YOU can help!!

    My dad has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. He is an amazing man and has 4 grandkids who love him. We are doing a PURPLE STRIDE walk in...

    Started by TEAMFINK, 07-30-2014 05:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
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  46. Anointing of the sick, anyone tried?

    This is an old tradition in big churches. You can find its origin in the Bible, from the letter of James, chapter 5. The purpose of this anointing is...

    Started by Anamaria12, 07-26-2014 11:56 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-28-2014 12:30 AM Go to last post
  47. Voiding after HIFU

    My husband underwent Hifu 10 days ago on July 18th. He was instructed to clamp his SP cath 5 days later on July 23rd. To this date he hasn't been...

    Started by Bellobet, 07-27-2014 06:15 PM
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  48. mesothelioma diagnosised

    asked my hospital to give me a complete medical history ,about 3-weeks a-go i got a copy of all my medical of clinic visit er visit and surgery...

    Started by L.D.Manning, 07-27-2014 02:29 PM
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    07-27-2014 03:49 PM Go to last post
  49. Unhappy Cancer Warrior

    Was diagnosed stage 1B on March 2014, total hysterectomy done after a month & is now undergoing brachytherapy.👊

    Started by JoPed, 07-27-2014 03:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-27-2014 04:13 AM Go to last post
  50. Laryngeal Cancer

    I am 67 yrs old Indian male. I am laryngectomy since 16th April 2013 followed by 30 rt. Too much mucus is coming out of my stoma, otherswise I am...

    Started by Smunshi, 07-26-2014 05:06 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 169
    07-26-2014 05:06 PM Go to last post

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