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    Colorectal cancer? Could use some help!

    Hi all,

    I'm hoping someone here can help me with something.

    Over the past 7 months I've dropped from about 67 kg down to 60. This is about as light as I've been for about 10 years. My weight...
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    while i'm sure there is some value in the...

    while i'm sure there is some value in the suggested practices above, i'd like to know what sort of actual treatments are used most effectively with mesolthelioma - particularly peritoneal meothelioma.
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    I heard about Cryo ablation therapy in the...

    I heard about Cryo ablation therapy in the mesothelioma thread, this sounds similar.

    can it be used on tumors that are not near the surface of the body? What they they do with the frozen tumor? ...
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    Cryo-ablation therapy

    i came across this in the Mesothelioma forum and wanted to see if it's more widely used.

    I'd never heard of it, but apparently it involved isolating and freezing the tumor so it can be removed...
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    Wilhelm Lorenz Kragner

    Much loved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

    He was a man of great principle and tremendous morality. Passionate and strong he instilled a sense of respect into all how had anything...
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    Thanks for the information Vee - also great to...

    Thanks for the information Vee - also great to hear from someone who's been there and is clearly still doing well many years later, gives some hope!

    If you don't mind my asking, how long did you...
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    Stage 4 breast cancer

    Hello all,

    One of my aunts, a lovely lady - hard to meet a nicer one - was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. She doesn't talk about it, so I'm not sure of the details, everything I...
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    Hi Ra54, welcome to the forums. My father...

    Hi Ra54,

    welcome to the forums. My father also passed away recently from esophageal cancer, I'm truely sorry to hear about your sister - it seems that cancer is becoming ever more common these...
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    Hi Kathy, My father recently also underwent a...

    Hi Kathy,

    My father recently also underwent a huge operation involving removal of his stomach, spleen, part of the eosophegas and some lymphnodes - he was 75 at the time and he came through it -...
  10. Hello Lorraine, Is there any information...

    Hello Lorraine,

    Is there any information available on the infection rate following exposure to asbestos, or the amount of exposure necessary to risk developing mesothelioma?

    It must be very...
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    Thanks for sharing this - sounds like quite an...

    Thanks for sharing this - sounds like quite an effective treatment with minimal side effects!

    really good to hear about things like this - we should all spread the word on this option.

    Janet,...
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    Mesothelioma is an insidious killer. The sadest...

    Mesothelioma is an insidious killer. The sadest part is that it is so hard to detect and has suck a long "incubation period" between exposure and symptoms. My heart goes out to anyone affected in...
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    hello, My father recently passed from...

    hello,

    My father recently passed from stomach/eosophegeal cancer.

    It really made me question my understanding of cancer in general and how it could have gone undetected so long, hence I've...
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    Alternative to Morhine?

    My father recently was diagnosed as terminally ill. he initally had stomach cancer, though an opeeration to remove his stomach was sucessful.

    unfortunately we recently found that the cancer had...
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