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    Re:HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!!!

    Jim, It's my 11th. year without my mom & I still miss her... :cry: ..Your last sentence was so "Precious"..I've always said, always hug your loved ones & tell them you love then when you leave...
  2. Re: New here and about to have a mastectomy - advice anyone?

    Hey Rosemarie, Sorry to hear you are facing this kind of surgery. I had a complete right breast Mastectomy 1-6-2006. I am now 3 years 1 mo. 1 day cancer free. Being put to sleep didn't bother me & I...
  3. Thread: JIM'S Birthday

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    Re: JIM'S Birthday

    "Happy Belated Birthday Jim" :!: :roll: :lol:
    Hope you had a great one & many more to come...
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    Re: Mouth sores/ulcers

    My late husband used to get ulcers in his mouth & a dentist told him it was a vitamin deficiency & to get Llysine in the vitamin department. That cleared his up. But I would check with his doctor...
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    Re: Exercise and bone cancer

    Hi Marisa, You need to ask her onc. how much she can do in the gym..I had breast cancer two years ago & have been in water aerobic since. My onc. told me I couldn't use any upper weights or the...
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    Re: Arimidex side effect?

    Hi PinkGirl!
    I was on Arimidex last year & had to take five meds for the side effects...I too had joint pain, also food wouldn't digest..threw it up, couldn't have a BM, had blurry vision, ended up...
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    Re: Coping when your mum is dying

    Francis, I am so sorry about your Mom...I lost my Mom in 1998 to throat, lung & liver cancer. I too couldn't be there with her till the last day as my husband had just had open heart surgery. I felt...
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    Re: Breast prosthetics

    Amazonian, That's what this is all about....expressing our inner deep feelings...we are all different & adjust differently...How long has it been since your surgery?....As for myself...I was quiet...
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    Re: Breast prosthetics

    Hey Nancy,
    I talked to my onc. & he tried several different ones, but I still had severe side effects, same as with Arimidex...Joint pain, blurred vision, food wouldn't go down so threw it up,...
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    Re: Breast prosthetics

    I had my right breast removed & one node...I have worn my prosthetics since 3 months after the surgery...mainly for balance purposes, not because I'm ashamed...I agree with Muttsmom, I'm just...
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    Re: Arimidex side effect?

    Hey Flmd,
    I don't have the answers for you, but I was on the Arimidex for about 4 months after my Mastectomy & had to take 5 different meds for the side effects..One of the worst was my digestive...
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    Re:Mammogram Radiation

    That's a good subject Mike, I have often wondered this myself & since I haft to have two Mammograms a year now, I am wondering what effects it will have on my other organs & how long will it take to...
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    Re: Swollen Lymph Node in neck - chances it is cancer?

    I've learned over the years, that having a positive attitude is one of the greatest healing process we have built in...we just got to choose to use it....Either way, we make a choice...it's sometimes...
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    Re: Swollen Lymph Node in neck - chances it is cancer?

    Fish, I'm so sorry to hear that you are starting out the new year this way...The first of this year I had breast cancer & had my surgery January 6th." My birthday"..... My daughter didn't want me to...
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    Re: symptoms

    Km..I didn't have any lumps or any symptoms...The cancer I had was in a mass of fiber looking stuff that showed up in the mamogram....so I suggest if you are concerned about something, see your...
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    Re: Hi any one can suggest a herbal supplement

    Vee, I agree...If these people want to know anything, let them do a search...not post here..Cancer is NOT a game or hit & miss...It's for real & if there was a cure for all, we who have been there...
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    Re: Worried in Indianapolis

    Hey Ken,
    Sorry to hear you were diagnosed with rectal cancer....You might try posting under the topic of rectal & colen cancer in the " Cancer Forums Forum Index" & get more input from those what...
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    Re:The deepest sadness

    Hey Pat,
    So sorry about your mom's diagnose of lung cancer....I know how you feel, cause my mom was diagnosed with lung, throat & liver cancer in 1997. She lived one month & 5 days after they told...
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    Re: prostesis fitting tomorrow - what's better??

    Sandra,
    I'm sure by now you have already been fitted for your prostesis, but I have a protesis & it's silicone...it has a cover that can be taken off & washed...I also have what they call the...
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    Debra, I never had a tumor, just a small mass of...

    Debra, I never had a tumor, just a small mass of fibers at the top of right breast. It was the very slow growing kind, No nodes involved & it was so small they had a hard time finding it in the...
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    Re: bone, muscle, and joint pain

    Ladies, I went back to the onc last week & he took me off the Arimidex & wants me to try the Aromasin..I had did my own experminting for several weeks before my appointment to prove to myself it was...
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    Re: tamoxifen "Update"

    I went for my check up with dr & he did a urin test & found bacteria & also a trace of blood, & put me on a RX for the bacteria & gave me a cream to relieve the itiching. He also said I was carring...
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    Bee, I am on Armidex & am having this same...

    Bee, I am on Armidex & am having this same problem..I am seeing my dr Wednesday...I am also having problems with my food going down & stomach swelling right after I eat. so if I get any good asnwers...
  24. Thread: Breast Cancer

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    Re: Scar removal

    Matynne, Thanks for the info. I will cleck this out. Of course I am just 4 months PO & my onc. says right now I still have healing going on & that in time he hopes it will all smooth out more. I sure...
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    Re: Cancerforums now certified by HON Project

    Congratulations Dr. Leo,
    I am so grateful to you for all your hard work you have put into this web site where we as the survivors can have a place to come & share & not feel like we are alone in...
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