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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. 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, Today 08:18 PM
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  2. Worried, recurrence

    After blood work came back bad, I had a pet scan which showed a hot spot on the liver. This has me quite worried. I was diagnosed and treated for...

    Started by Indy, Today 06:42 PM
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  3. 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, Today 01:26 AM
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  4. 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 02:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-22-2014 02:39 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 06:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 119
    10-21-2014 08:33 PM Go to last post
  6. Cancer worries

    Hello everyone. My name is Brenda. Ive been wandering around online trying to find some information on cancer. This forum seems to be a very...

    Started by brendalee, 10-20-2014 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-20-2014 11:20 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-19-2014 11:33 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 12:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 159
    10-19-2014 10:46 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 10:24 PM
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  10. 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 09:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-15-2014 02:04 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 09:41 AM
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  12. 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 01:43 AM
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    10-15-2014 02:32 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 06:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-11-2014 07:25 PM Go to last post
  14. Moved: 2nd Opinion For Surgery?

    Started by Hussy, 10-03-2014 06:49 PM
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  15. Moved: prostate cancer feedback from patient after treatment

    Started by dsapirste, 10-03-2014 02:16 AM
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  16. Moved: Liver Cancer

    Started by SusanW1952, 10-02-2014 05:18 PM
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  17. 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 05:03 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-02-2014 04:16 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 02:35 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 242
    10-01-2014 08:26 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 02:54 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 141
    10-01-2014 04:49 AM Go to last post
  20. Moved: Portacath, pancreatic cancer

    Started by JoannaL, 09-29-2014 11:08 AM
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  21. Moved: What now?

    Started by Sheldon52yr, 09-25-2014 02:13 PM
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  22. 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 08:18 PM
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    09-25-2014 03:34 AM Go to last post
  23. Moved: 28yo GBM seeks GBM

    Started by KatieBird, 09-24-2014 04:57 AM
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  24. 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 03:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-23-2014 11:01 PM Go to last post
  25. Moved: Newly diagnosed prostate cancer

    Started by Alpez, 09-23-2014 04:17 AM
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  26. Moved: brain cancer status

    Started by royboy, 09-22-2014 05:09 PM
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  27. what is the exact treatment procedure.

    hi everyone, My mom diagnose wth soft tissue sarcoma about a month ago. We suspected something wrong when her swollen on her right thigh getting...

    Started by haidaharis, 09-20-2014 09:25 AM
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  28. MRI and CT

    I had an Ultrasound done, after that an MRI with contrast done, now the doctor wants me to do a CT. Anyone can tell me how to understand that. I...

    Started by Kimi, 09-20-2014 01:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-22-2014 12:57 AM Go to last post
  29. Married life after esophageal surgery

    What are the physical effects sexually between a husband and wife after thus surgery?

    Started by JPP, 09-20-2014 12:08 AM
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    09-20-2014 01:02 AM Go to last post
  30. Moved: First post by a newbie

    Started by gerbloom, 09-19-2014 01:30 PM
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  31. Moved: Peritoneal mets from colon cancer

    Started by CeeBo, 09-18-2014 10:23 AM
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  32. Moved: Lung Cancer

    Started by NannyJan, 09-17-2014 01:59 AM
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  33. 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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  34. Moved: TommyN

    Started by TommyN, 09-13-2014 07:04 PM
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  35. 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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  36. Moved: Diagnosed with stage 4 rectal cancer March 2014

    Started by bjharris, 09-10-2014 07:22 PM
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  37. 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
  38. Moved: First Post

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

    Started by Teddy Yates, 09-09-2014 01:20 PM
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  40. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    09-09-2014 07:05 AM Go to last post
  41. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    09-08-2014 05:46 PM Go to last post
  42. Moved: Lung cancer Chemotherapy in progress

    Started by soula-greek, 09-08-2014 03:21 PM
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  43. 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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  44. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    09-04-2014 08:56 PM Go to last post
  45. 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
    • Views: 396
    09-04-2014 07:17 AM Go to last post

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