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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: How stomach cancer is diagnosed.

    Stomach cancers are usually found when a person goes to the doctor because of signs or symptoms they are having. If stomach cancer is suspected,...

    Started by Didee, 09-05-2013 12:23 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    Please post on the worried about possible cancer forum. http://www.cancerforums.net/forums/5...ossible-Cancer...

    Started by Didee, 09-04-2013 12:27 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Stomach Cancer and how it is diagnosed.

    Stomach cancers are usually found when a person goes to the doctor because of signs or symptoms they are having. If stomach cancer is suspected,...

    Started by Didee, 05-21-2013 06:21 PM
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  1. Esophageal and stomach cancer

    Hello all, I am new to the forum and was just after some support/ advice. My dad has recently had his entire stomach and esophagus removed, due...

    Started by CC1986, 09-15-2014 05:48 PM
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  2. Am I possibly suffering from Esophageal Cancer... please help me!

    Hi, I am a 29-year-old male, borderline-obese as per my BMI. From the past 6 months I have been suffering from frequent heartburns, but through...

    Started by triton4, 07-10-2013 07:30 AM
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    09-10-2014 02:03 PM Go to last post
  3. Dad's Oesophagul Cancer Has Spread

    Hi All, I'm new to the forum and decided to join for support following recent news that my dad's cancer has spread. It's all very confusing at the...

    Started by mandspice, 08-11-2014 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-10-2014 05:12 AM Go to last post
  4. I need some opinions to help my brother

    Hello everyone My name is Jose and I have an identical twin brother called Carlos who is now suffering of a metastic cancer. We live in South...

    Started by jlclua, 04-29-2014 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-24-2014 01:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Smile has anyone got what i have? esophageal cancer.

    It seems so many of you are third person, does anyone have this horrible cancer and can you tell me somthing about what to expect. I am so very...

    Started by madmik, 06-19-2014 03:42 PM
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    07-11-2014 06:11 AM Go to last post
  6. EC mets Liver - Anyone Else??

    I was diagnosed June 23, 2013 and am currently stable on a phase 1 clinical trial drug. Wondering if there is anyone else here who is stage IV and...

    Started by mrkenney, 03-11-2014 05:15 PM
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    06-19-2014 01:48 PM Go to last post
  7. i have esophogal cancer

    I have esopohogal cancer. Got through the first part fine. Now, it's come back to haunt me again. My esophogas cancer has not returned. What...

    Started by rbig, 06-18-2014 02:36 AM
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  8. Pain when swallowing for two years now

    Hi everyone I've had a slight pain when swallowing, mid-chest for 2 years and 3 months now. The reason I haven't sought medical help is because...

    Started by amoore658, 12-26-2012 01:50 PM
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    06-15-2014 01:23 AM Go to last post
  9. Esophageal Cancer Worries

    Hi all, I've been reading these forums for a long time - initially to seek advice when a friend suffered cancer and now I'm looking for myself to try...

    Started by jkkne, 08-11-2013 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-14-2014 05:17 PM Go to last post
  10. Surgery Question

    My dad was diagnosed with stomach cancer about six weeks ago. He's 77 so they wanted to see if it spread before making decisions about surgery etc. ...

    Started by emiss, 05-27-2014 02:37 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-02-2014 10:00 AM Go to last post
  11. What is between the stomach and esophagus?

    Hello everyone, My brother was diagnosed with a tumor in an organ between the stomach and the esophagus. What organ would that be? He had some...

    Started by jlclua, 04-30-2014 01:36 PM
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    05-21-2014 12:15 PM Go to last post
  12. Worried about grandmother - stomach tumour

    My grandmother, who lives with me and is 96, was diagnosed with a malignant stomach tumour in February and has had radiation therapy but was not able...

    Started by mz2005, 04-25-2014 02:10 AM
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    04-25-2014 06:03 PM Go to last post
  13. Looking for Answers

    My Grandfather was diagnosed before Christmas with Esophageal Cancer in its early stages. After the New Year he did radiation and Chemo treatments. ...

    Started by Hutch21, 02-21-2014 09:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-27-2014 12:32 PM Go to last post
  14. Terrified and devastated

    Yesterday, my family and I got the news that my father has esophageal cancer. He is 76 years old and has always been an athlete. All of his vital...

    Started by vanwater, 03-16-2014 06:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-18-2014 09:59 PM Go to last post
  15. Can You Please Help Me?

    Hello, I wanted to ask for your kind help. My mother is 88 years old and has esophageal cancer. When she was initially diagnosed over 3 years...

    Started by TomM1956728, 02-09-2014 06:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-18-2014 04:45 PM Go to last post
  16. "hot spot" ?

    I just came out of esphogal cancer. I have a CAT Scan, PET Scan, and Endoscopy (biopsies came back negative) which say I'm cancer free ( i know, I...

    Started by rbig, 01-26-2014 04:35 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 945
    01-29-2014 04:37 PM Go to last post
  17. Dad has Oesphagus Cancer

    Not sure why I am posting on here, just want some advice, help, anything really. Here is a brief outline of what has happened. My dad lost his...

    Started by chill, 01-24-2014 05:07 PM
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    01-29-2014 10:07 AM Go to last post
  18. Stage IV & Still Kicking

    I've been lurking around the forum since last July and thought I'd finally introduce myself. I was diagnosed at the end of June 2013 with...

    Started by mrkenney, 01-23-2014 06:47 PM
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  19. Help - Esophagus Cancer questions

    Hi, I am new to this but have found reading the forums and everyones welcome and helpful responses I thought I would join, share my story about my...

    Started by carlamd, 01-22-2014 02:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-23-2014 09:36 AM Go to last post
  20. Are there any other options?

    Hi, My brother was diagnosed with Stage T3N1 oesophagus cancer in May. He then had 3 rounds of chemo which we were told in August had made a...

    Started by hpc, 01-18-2014 03:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-19-2014 10:13 PM Go to last post
  21. They say stomach cancer's the worst.

    Last spring my mom was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Her type of stomach cancer is more rare and began in the lining of her stomach, I believe. ...

    Started by bayoumama, 12-30-2013 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-30-2013 06:55 PM Go to last post
  22. Merry Christmas

    I haven't seen any posts in the forum for a while, but I guess that is good news really ;) For those of you following this forum, I would just...

    Started by Dr Peter Thatcher, 12-24-2013 06:08 AM
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    12-25-2013 06:09 PM Go to last post
  23. Esophageal Cancer

    My father recently diagnosed with esophagus adenocarcinoma. Since he had history with barretts esophagus he found the adenocarcinoma in hes annual...

    Started by iraklis1987, 12-09-2013 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-13-2013 05:24 AM Go to last post
  24. Angry And then, he was gone...

    9 days from diagnosis to the day he died. Stage 4b, esophageal cancer. My 73 year old father was still working two jobs, and was an expert...

    Started by Jlbarr5, 12-02-2013 06:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-02-2013 09:26 PM Go to last post
  25. Tdln

    What does Tumor Draining Lymph Node mean?

    Started by johndy, 11-27-2013 02:38 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-27-2013 04:42 PM Go to last post
  26. Gland below left jaw swollen

    I am 48 years old, and smoke about 20 cigarettes a day and drink occasionally. Since of late I have noticed the gland on my right side below the jaw...

    Started by johndy, 11-26-2013 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-26-2013 06:42 PM Go to last post
  27. Just need to vent! Cancer sucks!

    Where to begin? My husband (51yrs) was diagnosed with stage 3 esophageal cancer in may of 2012. He Had his first round of radiation and chemo shortly...

    Started by Silverlady52, 11-07-2013 03:41 AM
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    11-16-2013 09:44 PM Go to last post
  28. Post Esophageal Cancer

    Ok, I'm not sure I'm getting all the facts etc from my parents so I kinda wanted to have you guys review some of the info about my dad's cancer. He's...

    Started by craig123, 11-01-2013 07:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-05-2013 07:30 PM Go to last post
  29. Oesophagectomy and feeding tube problems

    Hello all, My dad is in hospital at the minute, having undergone an oesophagectomy operation, with a JEJ feeding tube fitted at the same time....

    Started by Doodleboink, 08-07-2013 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-28-2013 11:37 PM Go to last post
  30. "Healing" time for Surgery after Radiation / Chemo

    Hello all, I an new to this forum. My dad has been diagnosed Esophagus Cancer (Stage 3/4) , he underwent Radiation / chemo therapy for about 4...

    Started by cg1234567890, 10-25-2013 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-28-2013 09:26 PM Go to last post
  31. Esophageal Tumor - Only 28 years old

    I recently had a CT scan completed at my Urologist to check for possible kidney stones, that scan showed a calcified mass in my esophagus. I then saw...

    Started by Dryst, 10-21-2013 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-28-2013 09:12 PM Go to last post
  32. Esophageal Candidiasis??

    Hi This is my first post. I've had a feeling of burning and chokibng feeling in my esophagus and last week i had a Endoscopy only to be told that...

    Started by andy1968, 10-14-2013 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-28-2013 09:05 PM Go to last post
  33. Treatment Options

    Hello, I wanted to ask for your kind help. My mother is 88 years old and has had esophageal cancer for almost 3 years. The initial...

    Started by TomM1956728, 10-08-2013 10:10 PM
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  34. know of any surgery centers?

    Went in for THE surgery. Unsuccessful. The surgeon took one look and closed me up again. Seems between the CT scan, and PET Scan, it spread...

    Started by rbig, 09-21-2013 09:04 PM
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    10-01-2013 06:29 AM Go to last post
  35. Esophagus cancer met to liver bowel and lungs

    Hi there. My father just received his CT scans back and it shows his cancer has met to his liver bowel and lungs. My heart is broken as he is now...

    Started by thinkpositive, 09-17-2013 11:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-22-2013 08:13 PM Go to last post
  36. why would i need radiation/chemo after THE surgery?

    I am having the TransHiatal Esophagectomy today. Three surgeons have dealt with me. None said I needed chemo/radiation. The surgeon doing my op...

    Started by rbig, 09-12-2013 11:27 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-12-2013 01:20 PM Go to last post
  37. Follow up question after Esophagectomy, Chemo and Radiation

    Hello all. Happy to report that my hubby is thriving and we are nearing the two year mark since his esophagectomy. He did six rounds of chemo...

    Started by MargiS, 09-01-2013 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-10-2013 08:08 AM Go to last post
  38. do i need mourishment before going into a THE op?

    I'm fixing to have a THE op. I've got cachexia. Lost 50lbs already. Can't eat or swallow. I'm staying alive on milk. I'm fixing to have THE...

    Started by rbig, 09-03-2013 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-10-2013 07:55 AM Go to last post
  39. Esophageal cancer - Malignant but lymph nodes clear

    Hello, My father has recently been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He has had Chemo and surgery to remove the tumor and had a meeting with his...

    Started by shawady, 08-19-2013 02:30 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,445
    08-20-2013 07:59 PM Go to last post
  40. Urgent need for Hospice. How do I get it quickly?

    My grandmother has Stage IV stomach cancer and she is a very tough woman. However, now her cancer has progressed so much that she is unaware of her...

    Started by akv, 08-20-2013 02:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,070
    08-20-2013 10:47 AM Go to last post
  41. Esophaegeal Cancer mets Liver

    Not sure if any oncologists ever view this board but I'm curious on the following. I've been reading over on Caring Bridge the story of a gentleman...

    Started by mrkenney, 08-14-2013 04:45 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,442
    08-15-2013 04:46 AM Go to last post
  42. Dad newly diagnosed with stomach cancer

    Hi all, I am hoping that you may have some advice for our family. We were very shocked last week to hear that our dad has what has been deemed...

    Started by dmid, 08-13-2013 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-14-2013 05:15 AM Go to last post
  43. Mom is stage IVb, widespread mets, started chemo yesterday...but multiple organ mets

    Hi. I'm terrified. My mom had a routine physical in late April, and she is a smoker 2 packs/day), so her internist does a routine chest X-ray....

    Started by Nikki23, 08-09-2013 06:16 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-14-2013 02:10 AM Go to last post
  44. Stage 4 Esophagus Cancer...spread to Lungs ...what to expect

    I have been looking and looking for information of someone who has had their esophagus cancer spread to their lungs. I am hoping to get an approx...

    Started by thinkpositive, 08-09-2013 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,902
    08-10-2013 08:31 AM Go to last post
  45. my husband is recently diagnosed

    I don't know where to turn, my husband was diagnosed about 5 weeks ago with stage 4 esophageal cancer which has already spread to his stomach lymph...

    Started by lovemyhubby, 06-15-2012 04:09 AM
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    08-06-2013 06:38 PM Go to last post
  46. New Cancer Patient Where do I start to get second opion?

    Recently Diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma/Barrets Esophagus, I have had a single appt with an oncologist that likes to move fast. I like that but also...

    Started by RodneyMuir, 02-21-2013 04:37 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-01-2013 06:06 PM Go to last post
  47. probably stomach cancer?

    in january i started feeling nauseous daily. febuary diarreah off and on, still nausea. march: low grade fevers daily, nausea daily , normal bowel...

    Started by candigrl63, 05-18-2013 03:54 PM
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    07-31-2013 07:58 PM Go to last post
  48. A friend from afar...

    My stepdaughter's BF is a 28yr old alcoholic. About 2months or so ago he was hospitalized and diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. Numerous tests,...

    Started by notty, 06-04-2013 01:10 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-31-2013 06:31 PM Go to last post
  49. How well can a ct scan diagnose stage of stomach cancer?

    My 57 year old father was diagnose with stomach cancer this march and the doctors decided to do a partial gastrectomy. They told me that during this...

    Started by Dirigo, 06-29-2013 09:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,792
    07-31-2013 06:19 PM Go to last post
  50. Chemo Not Working. Alternatives?

    Hello, I wanted to ask for your kind help. My mother is 88 years old, and has esophageal cancer. Her initial diagnosis showed that her...

    Started by TomM1956728, 03-20-2013 06:26 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,666
    06-26-2013 08:58 AM Go to last post


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