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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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    02-20-2014 01:25 PM Go to last post
  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. Moved: Dad Diagnosed with Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

    Started by dmg4, Today 12:20 PM
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  2. Moved: Pancreatic Cancer

    Started by lourache, Today 01:21 AM
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  3. Moved: Nk/T-Cell Nasal Type Lymphoma

    Started by saraluckett, Yesterday 06:59 PM
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  4. 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, Yesterday 01:14 PM
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  5. Moved: First Post - Struggling to cope

    Started by Fiona1965, 08-20-2014 08:34 PM
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  6. 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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  7. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    08-20-2014 03:58 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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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    08-19-2014 06:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Wink panlun first post

    Hello ! Iím so glad to become a part of CancerForums!

    Started by panlun, 08-19-2014 07:30 AM
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  11. 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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  12. Moved: Question about memory loss in stage 4 lung cancer

    Started by ChicagoLisa, 08-15-2014 07:52 PM
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  13. 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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    08-15-2014 12:39 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Husband Diagnosed With Mantel Cell Lymphona

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

    Started by Ken Bush, 08-12-2014 12:52 AM
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  16. 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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  17. 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
    • Replies: 1
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  18. 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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  19. 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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    08-04-2014 08:55 AM Go to last post
  20. Moved: Newly diagnosed NSCLC

    Started by Peterkin, 08-02-2014 02:20 PM
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  21. 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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  22. 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
  23. 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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  24. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    07-27-2014 03:49 PM Go to last post
  25. 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
  26. 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
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  27. CLL and diabetes

    I'd like to know how CLL can affect diabetes, when diabetes is the preexisting condition. My white-cell count is about 42,000 and the CLL is not yet...

    Started by Amy from Nebraska, 07-22-2014 07:06 PM
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    07-26-2014 05:13 AM Go to last post
  28. unexplained symptoms

    I am on here for search for hopefully some suggestions, My son is autistic , and 2 years ago diagnosed with ALL, we are in maintenance therapy with a...

    Started by hiddenice, 07-22-2014 10:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  29. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma - Treatment / Side effects

    Hello, My dad has been diagnosed with Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of Salivary Gland origin. The size is 19mm x 11mm that is localized above his...

    Started by vignesh1192, 07-23-2014 04:50 AM
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  30. how often is an endometrial biospy negative

    I am 57 years old have not had a period in 4 years and the other day had bleeding. It seemed like a period - slightly cranky the last few days,...

    Started by worriedlady, 07-22-2014 03:19 AM
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  31. Unhappy Hi I'm a newbie

    I'm a survivor! Breast cancer, skin cancer Now wait and watch lymph node scenario :?

    Started by Janicejcm, 07-21-2014 02:48 PM
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    07-21-2014 06:19 PM Go to last post
  32. Brand New to the Cancer Forum

    I'm happy to share cancer free for 25 yrs, diagnosed w/ AML when I was 15. Today I have a beautiful wife and a handsome 15 yr old son who wears size...

    Started by Jason Griffin, 07-21-2014 02:23 AM
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    07-21-2014 02:40 AM Go to last post
  33. Moved: looking for some answers

    Started by thecurious1, 07-20-2014 12:18 AM
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  34. Squamous Cell Delay in Surgery?

    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with squamous cell on my cheek. I intend on posting my story here at a later date. I would like to hear opinions on...

    Started by Squamous Cell, 07-19-2014 01:28 AM
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  35. Symptoms

    Hi, I wonder if you could advice me. I have quite a few symptoms which are very heavy bleeding and bleeding between periods. I also frequently have...

    Started by Abz, 07-18-2014 07:05 PM
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  36. Stem Cell Transplant

    Need more information on Stem Cell Transplant. If someone could update, it will be great help. Thanks! :grin:

    Started by sujyajay, 07-15-2014 04:56 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-15-2014 04:57 PM Go to last post
  37. Exclamation New diagnosis :-(

    I am not sure exactly how to feel at this moment but I have found out I have a form of neck cancer and it had gone in to lymph nodes as well, they...

    Started by lbrinkhus, 07-02-2014 12:13 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-15-2014 08:09 AM Go to last post
  38. Viet Nam damage to daughter

    i was in viet name all of 1968 which was the worst time to be there for chemical warfare and was with the marine corps who usually go first into...

    Started by Fredric Gaddis, 07-02-2014 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  39. Metastasized Lung CA

    I am looking for others who have experienced primary ca that have then metastasized to the lung. I'm thinking this is different from the specific...

    Started by EMHECHT, 07-13-2014 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-13-2014 08:45 PM Go to last post
  40. Red face Basal cell carcinoma surgery

    Hi. Had surgery four days ago to remove basal cell from corner of my eye. Because of its location, plastic surgeon said it was best to let it heal...

    Started by Patty Knowles, 10-06-2013 03:35 PM
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    07-09-2014 04:01 AM Go to last post
  41. Primary mucosal melonoma of urethra.

    I had an extensive surgery last Jan.2012, and recurrence, which starts as a small lump on the vaginal wall next to where the urethra was. I had a...

    Started by Theofesta, 07-04-2014 08:21 PM
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  42. Moved: cancer unknown primary please read!

    Started by piratesleeve, 07-02-2014 07:01 AM
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  43. NCI Tutorial on Targeted Therapies (Videos)

    Here is a tutorial aimed at oncologists learning about targeted therapies: ...

    Started by ddessert, 06-29-2014 09:49 PM
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  44. lymphoma diagnosis

    im 19, going through it all, just had alot of test ran, scans, blood work, and biopsy this week, they did the mononuclear protien test, ...

    Started by csassouni94, 06-29-2014 08:11 AM
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  45. mastectomy and chemo

    I have a question in general that I have not been able to find an answer to yet. It is not intended to be snippy or negative in anyway whatsoever....

    Started by nancyrwelch, 06-28-2014 04:42 PM
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  46. will my children be more likely to contract cancer when I have them?

    I was diagnosed with a brain tumor(medulla blastoma) on Halloween of last year(2013). I was told that after treatments, I'll still be able to...

    Started by snapplesauce, 06-25-2014 11:16 PM
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    06-26-2014 12:28 PM Go to last post
  47. Moved: Hey. I'm new.

    Started by fearless(?), 06-24-2014 05:34 PM
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  48. Exclamation I'm 20 years old and my dad has Metastatic Kidney Cancer

    My dad has been battling kidney cancer since 2006. The first discovery of a tumor was of that of which was on his kidney. He had emergency surgery...

    Started by _spokenfor, 06-24-2014 01:21 AM
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  49. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the buttocks

    I have been advised by my friends that I need to tell my story on the internet. In hopes of educating someone who is new to the Squamous Cell...

    Started by Marney, 06-19-2014 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 352
    06-19-2014 05:39 PM Go to last post

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