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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: US Residents-- Health Insurance Enrollment Is Open Now Through February 15, 2015

    My fellow Americans, the time to sign up for (mandatory) health insurance is now... the window closes February 15. More information on how to...

    Started by GBMsibling, 11-19-2014 03:38 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cancer Caregiver Guide - What to expect....

    A Caregivers Guide to Cancer Diagnosis When the dreaded words...."we'd like to send you for a biopsy because of something suspicious we found...

    Started by Hope2012, 11-07-2014 11:56 PM
    caregiver burnout expect
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  3. 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 04:05 AM
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  4. 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 04:54 PM
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    02-20-2014 02:25 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 03:29 AM
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  6. 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 04:27 AM
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  1. Moved: Videos of Biopsy and our inspirational story :-)

    Started by benmuresan, Yesterday 04:06 AM
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  2. Ice on mouth (avoiding sores, etc) while Avastin, before Oxaliplatin?

    Hi, my mother is now receiving CAPOX (Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin) plus Avastin: first she receives Avastin, then Oxaliplatin Before this treatment...

    Started by javier_garcia123, 12-17-2014 12:17 PM
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  3. CA 19 9 marker, with CAPOX plus Avastin questions

    1)How many CAPOX (Capecitabine plus Oxaliplatin) plus Avastin cycles we can expect it to begin lowering? what's your experience, or what did you read...

    Started by javier_garcia123, 12-17-2014 12:16 PM
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    12-17-2014 02:53 PM Go to last post
  4. Moved: Kidneys impacted by DLBCL lymphadenopathy

    Started by Mrs. K, 12-16-2014 09:13 PM
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  5. recovery time after 2 cancers

    I feel like a have been in a mental coma for the past 4 years, not understanding what had I gone through and how and why I am sicker now. It hit me...

    Started by kiki5711, 12-16-2014 04:10 PM
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  6. Moved: New to all of this....

    Started by LindaL, 12-16-2014 03:42 PM
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  7. Help--Stem Cell Transplant

    Dear Friends, This is my first time on this forum. I really could use some advice and God Bless whomever has time to help me. Last April, my...

    Started by Tananarive, 12-11-2014 04:12 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-12-2014 08:27 AM Go to last post
  8. Question about diagnosis

    Here is my question. Is it possible for a diagnosis of cancer to be made by a vaginal ultrasound? The scenario is in a woman who has a history of...

    Started by bigfishbunny, 12-10-2014 11:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-12-2014 12:36 AM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Throat Cancer, any questions

    Started by Madge59, 12-11-2014 05:31 PM
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  10. Moved: Newbie--26 days on the other side!!!!!

    Started by jtownstumpjumper, 12-10-2014 03:30 AM
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  11. Moved: uterus cancer stage 4

    Started by richa saini, 12-08-2014 07:52 AM
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  12. Moved: First time diagnosis with Prostate Cancer

    Started by Paul 380, 12-07-2014 01:06 AM
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  13. New to the forum

    Hello all, I was diagnosed in May of 2013 & was told by one doctor that I was given a year. Well, it's been more than a year & things are going OK. I...

    Started by amazingracer78, 12-04-2014 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-05-2014 07:05 PM Go to last post
  14. Ewing's Sarcoma

    My 7 year old nephew is recently diagnosed with ES, in L femur & lung has a tiny inactive nodule. Had had his 1st Chemo. Wanted to see if anyone had...

    Started by Maharana, 12-02-2014 10:11 PM
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    12-02-2014 10:15 PM Go to last post
  15. How Good is Methodist Hospital in Houston Compared to Others?

    A 55yrs old patient has just been diagnosed with verrucous carcinoma. MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, John Hopkins Hospital...

    Started by cutepathogen, 11-19-2014 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-24-2014 03:50 AM Go to last post
  16. Life Insurance for Cancer survivors

    My husband has been cancer free for 5 years now. He just turned 69 and we have been looking for life insurance that is remotely affordable. Can...

    Started by bonsutu, 10-01-2014 03:54 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 444
    11-23-2014 04:45 AM Go to last post
  17. Horrendous Pain during Hysteroscopy Biopsy

    Hi There Im new to this site, and I'm so glad i found it. Im 47 no kids and going thru the menopause for 2 years now on HRT patches, still having...

    Started by Deborahb, 11-05-2014 12:39 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-20-2014 09:28 AM Go to last post
  18. Sister having 1/3 of left upper lung removed

    Sister has been diagnosed with adenocarcinoma with lepidocrocite features, slow growing central in left upper lobe. Surgery coming up after...

    Started by Ell03, 11-16-2014 04:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 235
    11-20-2014 12:03 AM Go to last post
  19. Alternative Cancer treatments

    What are the newest Alternative treatments for Cancer. Has anyone heard of Cryoablation Treatment?

    Started by SBRMC, 11-13-2014 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 322
    11-15-2014 08:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Dad with lung cancer...dreamed last night that I had it too.

    Hi all. My dad was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer about 2 months ago. Last night I dreamed that a doctor, for some reason I do not know,...

    Started by missp, 11-14-2014 10:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 209
    11-14-2014 11:36 PM Go to last post
  21. Hello

    Hi Everyone, I am new to the site. I'm currently going through chemo for a brain stem tumor, oh the joy, and I'm just looking to meet people that...

    Started by nzbound2015, 11-07-2014 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-07-2014 11:27 PM Go to last post
  22. Regarding UCI grad Brittany Maynard

    It is disturbing to me that this this wholesome looking girl would contract such an ugly glioblastoma, and still no cure. You see, my wife died of...

    Started by mjfind, 11-04-2014 11:24 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 262
    11-07-2014 07:44 AM Go to last post
  23. Hi! Just wondering where my post is... =)

    I submitted a new thread two or three days ago. Don't really remember anymore how long ago it was. It was pretty long and I'm not sure I remember...

    Started by Nlmiller1975, 11-06-2014 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-06-2014 04:35 PM Go to last post
  24. Breast and Uterine...please read

    I want to get this fast tracked and I feel like my treatment plan is taking too long! I lost my husband 4 years ago to pancreatic cancer at the age...

    Started by mosmo23, 11-05-2014 02:20 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-05-2014 08:19 PM Go to last post
  25. Horrible Disease

    How can i we get rid of from cancer?

    Started by DHANESHCOOL, 11-02-2014 02:42 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-04-2014 12:25 PM Go to last post
  26. Liver cancer.. Metastatis adrenocarcinoma

    My mom is 63 yrs old. Dr confirmed that mom has metastatics cancer and its a last stage. Chemotherapy treatment has suggested and treatment is going...

    Started by Arupcs, 10-25-2014 02:26 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-29-2014 11:05 AM Go to last post
  27. A little lost!

    I am posting for my husband. He was diagnosed with Rheumatiod arthritis 61/2 years ago, lost his right kidney to bladder cancer 5yrs ago and 9 months...

    Started by ellie7289, 10-28-2014 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-28-2014 10:05 PM Go to last post
  28. Family member with colon cancer

    I am a caregiver. My question is, would it be helpful to anyone else other than myself to have one website that explained how to obtain medical...

    Started by DeresaC, 10-26-2014 09:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 259
    10-27-2014 07:32 PM Go to last post
  29. horrific news yesterday

    hello everyone worse day of our lives yesterday. My husband has stage 4 cancer, in pancreas, liver and lungs. Although no biopsy yet it was...

    Started by wildroots, 10-25-2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    10-27-2014 06:30 PM Go to last post
  30. Oropharyngeal cancer and bipolar disorder : advice needed

    Recently diagnosed and need advice: I have to go for radiation, chemo, tooth extractions. I have been housebound for nearly 2 years with...

    Started by Mike217, 10-21-2014 03:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-22-2014 03:39 AM Go to last post
  31. not sure what to do

    I just brought my brother home I was told he only had days maybe weeks to live.he has been up and eating till today should I take him to the...

    Started by true, 10-21-2014 07:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-21-2014 09:33 PM Go to last post
  32. I have a tumour with a swollen lymph node next to it, does that always mean cancer?

    I have a lump on the back of my tongue, it looked like it was under my chin but after an ultrasound the radiologist said it was behind the tongue. He...

    Started by Iamready, 10-19-2014 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-20-2014 12:33 AM Go to last post
  33. Fatigue one year after treatment

    Hi, I am still suffering fatigue one year after being declared in full remission following six rounds of R-chop for DLBC-NHL(2E). I was never...

    Started by just another, 10-18-2014 01:37 PM
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    10-19-2014 11:46 AM Go to last post
  34. Question Healing from lung wedge ressection and yesterday no pain. Today whole lung hurts

    Hi! I hope this day finds you all well. This is my first time on this forum and I need your thoughts. 7 years ago I had stage 3b endometrial...

    Started by vikkidy, 10-18-2014 11:24 PM
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  35. Record Number of Cancer Meds in Pipeline

    4/5/11 - Scientific Progress Spurs Research Into Record Number of Cancer Medicines WASHINGTON(BUSINESS WIRE) A record 887 medicines for various of...

    Started by lancepeace, 05-09-2011 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-15-2014 03:04 PM Go to last post
  36. In vivo screening for the major anticancer drugs

    Dear Friends!! I am seeking for methods of in vivo screening for PAK1 inhibition in C.elegans. One method suggested by Dr. Maruta in "An innovated...

    Started by BiDo, 10-15-2014 10:41 AM
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  37. Definitely a little nervous....

    I know I am probably worrying about nothing but no one in my family understands why I am afraid. I am my childrens rock, my husband's high school...

    Started by MelanieD, 10-15-2014 02:43 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-15-2014 03:32 AM Go to last post
  38. fear of cancer

    I am a 21 year old male. Around 6 months back, i had urinated red-brown urine. But it immediately cleared after drinking water. It never happened...

    Started by aks_f49, 10-11-2014 07:37 PM
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    10-11-2014 08:25 PM Go to last post
  39. Moved: 2nd Opinion For Surgery?

    Started by Hussy, 10-03-2014 07:49 PM
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  40. Moved: prostate cancer feedback from patient after treatment

    Started by dsapirste, 10-03-2014 03:16 AM
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  41. Moved: Liver Cancer

    Started by SusanW1952, 10-02-2014 06:18 PM
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    10-02-2014 08:20 PM Go to last post
  42. 83 Year old father diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma

    My dad is a 83 he was just diagnosed with peritoneal mesothelioma. He will start Chemo Friday 10/3/14 The Dr want to do 4 rounds of Chemo (every 3...

    Started by Brass5981, 10-01-2014 06:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-02-2014 05:16 PM Go to last post
  43. Having a brain CT scan - quick question

    Hi was just wondering if someone could give me a little info on CT brain scans When having a CT scan for your brain only how far into the machine...

    Started by Mandys, 09-30-2014 03:35 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-01-2014 09:26 PM Go to last post
  44. Moved: Portacath, pancreatic cancer

    Started by JoannaL, 09-29-2014 12:08 PM
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  45. Moved: What now?

    Started by Sheldon52yr, 09-25-2014 03:13 PM
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  46. Unhappy CT scan before colonoscopy

    I have been having symptoms of colon cancer for several months. Rectal bleeding, constipation diarrhea and abdominal cramps mainly on the right...

    Started by genevievewoy, 09-24-2014 09:18 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-25-2014 04:34 AM Go to last post
  47. Moved: 28yo GBM seeks GBM

    Started by KatieBird, 09-24-2014 05:57 AM
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  48. Intravenous Vitamin C - Colon Cancer

    Hello everyone, This is my first post. My story is my grandfather has colon cancer and the doctor is reluctant to perform chemo due to his age...

    Started by Condor, 09-22-2014 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 410
    09-24-2014 12:01 AM Go to last post
  49. Moved: Newly diagnosed prostate cancer

    Started by Alpez, 09-23-2014 05:17 AM
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    09-23-2014 10:57 AM Go to last post

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