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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. 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, Yesterday 04:50 AM
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  2. 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
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Moved: looking for some answers

    Started by thecurious1, 07-20-2014 12:18 AM
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Moved: Prostate Cancer

    Started by lawanzaperry, 07-17-2014 03:02 PM
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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
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    07-15-2014 08:04 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Stem Cell Transplant

    Started by mitchdooley2247, 07-14-2014 02:03 PM
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  15. 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
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Moved: cancer unknown primary please read!

    Started by piratesleeve, 07-02-2014 07:01 AM
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  19. 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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  20. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    06-29-2014 10:27 AM Go to last post
  21. 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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  22. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 215
    06-26-2014 12:28 PM Go to last post
  23. Moved: Hey. I'm new.

    Started by fearless(?), 06-24-2014 05:34 PM
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  24. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  25. 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
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  26. I didn't think It could happen.

    Im a 15 year old female who has been relatively healthy all my life. I have just been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. I dont know how to react. And i...

    Started by Allisonnoel, 06-17-2014 07:30 PM
    • Replies: 2
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  27. My Dad's battle with stomach cancer

    Hi all, This is my cancer story. My dad was diagnosed with a stomach cancer 2 and a half years ago. Up until that time he had no symptoms or so...

    Started by erbeynam, 06-15-2014 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-16-2014 12:06 PM Go to last post
  28. UK New NHS guidelines for GP's

    Recently it was reported that the Department of Health had issued revised guidelines for Patients seeing their GP's. Keep in mind that our UK NHS...

    Started by Baz10, 06-15-2014 09:58 PM
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    06-16-2014 12:08 AM Go to last post
  29. Moved: Tough Battle.

    Started by lorenze, 05-27-2013 05:17 PM
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  30. Cesium Chloride for Cancer

    Has anyone tried Cesium Chloride? I have Ovarian cancer (now in lymph in primary site) and have been on this for 30 days - i feel very sick on it but...

    Started by Sue Toet, 03-18-2014 08:36 AM
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  31. Moved: Spliting facilities for radiation therapy

    Started by lucy07, 06-08-2014 10:36 PM
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  32. Swollen lymph nodes

    Hi I'm Tanya and I'm 21 years old. I have been having stomach pains on and off for about a month now but just recently the pain has worsen to the...

    Started by Tanya k, 06-09-2014 05:01 AM
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  33. Moved: Mom has to pause chemo after only one round?

    Started by Cathyd, 06-08-2014 02:32 AM
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  34. Moved: Need information - Urgent (AML M2 FLT3 ITD)

    Started by tarak, 06-07-2014 07:56 PM
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  35. The Hallmarks of Cancer

    In 2000, biologists Douglas Hanahan and Robert Weinberg published the article (http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674%2800%2981683-9) The...

    Started by ddessert, 06-07-2014 06:55 PM
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  36. Moved: New member

    Started by Sisgldnhr, 06-05-2014 07:15 PM
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  37. Introducing Myself

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I have some family history of cancer--Aunt with breast (in remission), grandfather with skin/prostate, and...

    Started by emilyw85, 06-05-2014 01:58 PM
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  38. Moved: RALP after Saturation Biopsy

    Started by Have-None, 06-05-2014 12:32 PM
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  39. Advice on Pacreatic Cancer

    My husband is 45 years old. He saw his doctor on May 29, 2014 due to pain in his legs. After many tests he was diagnosed the next day with Cancer. ...

    Started by pinkliz, 06-04-2014 05:58 PM
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  40. Relationships and Divorces: How does cancer impact these?

    I am just curious how having cancer (whether you are the caregiver or the patient) has impacted your relationship or marriage? Anyone make a major...

    Started by DixieDoodle78, 05-30-2014 07:21 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  41. How to treat/calm symptoms (nausea, vomitting, bloating, etc..) of Peritoneal Cancer

    Helo, My name is Wendy and I have joined this forum on behalf of my grandmother, Dora age 76, who was diagnosed with Stage III Peritoneal Cancer...

    Started by Wendles311, 05-31-2014 10:56 PM
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  42. Moved: Need hope for journey ahead

    Started by Hopeful Mom, 05-31-2014 11:46 AM
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  43. immune system support

    I am going back through chemo a second time. I'm wondering if anyone has one or two good ideas on what I can buy, OTC, to boost my immune system. ...

    Started by rbig, 05-31-2014 07:25 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  44. Lost my husband to Pancreatic Cancer....Our story

    After 18 months of fighting, the day before Thanksgiving 2013 we lost my sister's husband to Pancreatic Cancer. Never did I realize at that time...

    Started by Jennyishere, 05-30-2014 07:18 PM
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  45. Interesting read...alt therapies debunked

    Tid bit of info I came across tonight that I thought was worth sharing.......

    Started by DebbieC, 05-28-2014 02:02 AM
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  46. anyone ever get false negative results?

    I know I.should be so happy with neg results ....but I'm not sold! Had horrible 5 months of testings, lots of drs..... i am 48 and in...

    Started by juliea, 05-27-2014 02:49 AM
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  47. My mother liver cancer spread

    Greetings, My mother has fought cancer bravely for 11years now. She got bad after Christmas, and is now in hospital, stomach swollen. On Friday...

    Started by At jazz, 05-27-2014 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 1
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  48. I have. cancer

    hi again recently been diagnosed with cancer as a result I had an invasive surgery 3 weeks and 2 days ago. At first I thought I would be just fine...

    Started by majeklman, 05-26-2014 12:29 AM
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    05-26-2014 12:29 AM Go to last post

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