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    Thanks, Didee! I wasn't complaining exactly. ...

    Thanks, Didee!

    I wasn't complaining exactly. :P It is a rare cancer but that seems to be the norm with me. Not related to renal cancer as far as I understand. I did lose the kidney but it was...
  2. Just my two cents' worth. I asked my surgeon...

    Just my two cents' worth. I asked my surgeon during a yearly check-in after thyroid cancer about familial polyposis and how did I know if I was having symptoms of issues with it. (I was nearly 31...
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    Rephrasing the question....

    To the mods, if this needs moved, feel free to move it as needed. I wasn't entirely sure where to post this. Thanks!!!

    Not sure how many forum members are here with or living with someone else...
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    Pelvic ultrasound & vaginal ultrasound are two...

    Pelvic ultrasound & vaginal ultrasound are two different things -- one is from the outside and the other is from the inside. Hence deadening things before doing the vaginal ultrasound on someone...
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    Hiya, tomkat Been there, done that. Assuming,...

    Hiya, tomkat

    Been there, done that. Assuming, of course, you mean polyps in the large intestine.

    I was blessed with an outstanding surgeon (my opinion at least) and he managed to get all of...
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    First off, I'm a patient myself and this is my...

    First off, I'm a patient myself and this is my 4th trip through cancer land. All have been primary up until now, but it's highly likely I'll end up with METS this go round due to the kind of cancer...
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    For what it's worth, in many ways I think it is...

    For what it's worth, in many ways I think it is harder on the caregivers than the patients. Do not get me wrong -- being told "you have cancer AGAIN" is never going to make the list of the top 100...
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    Hiya, Buzzard I realize it's been a while...

    Hiya, Buzzard

    I realize it's been a while since you posted this, but I was looking through the forum and found it. You go!!! :up: I can just imagine when I signed up for mortality -- I was told...
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    Never underestimate the power of positive...

    Never underestimate the power of positive thinking (whether yourself or friends/loved ones) and prayer. In my journey, I've met people who think prayer is useless. I don't get that, but to each his...
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    Not sure if this helps or not, but here's my two...

    Not sure if this helps or not, but here's my two cents' worth. I went to a gyn that I met through my much younger cousin when she needed surgery. I was impressed greatly by the man and when I had...
  11. Possible METS from adrenal cortical carcinoma

    Not sure where to start. :grin:

    I had major surgery 4/29/2013 for "late stage III" adrenal cortical carcinoma, ACC, which had invaded the blood stream, basically killed off a kidney due to...
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