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I'm Karen M., and I'm a survivor of Small Cell Lung Cancer
I have been denied twice for a pet scan from my oncologist. The insurance company claim I don’t have enough of the factors or criteria for this. So the dr ordered a Mri and a cat scan. I’m not sur...
  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Richard P
I get the same skin rash/itching when I get a shot for anemia. Aranesp. Some times I go a month without needing it. But it always comes back when I get the shot.
  • Tue Jan 15, 2019 · Like1
I'm Barb DeGraaf, and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I had terrible itching during and after radiation. Once I finished radiation, I "borrowed" a prescription cream from my sister: Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP .1%. Itching stopped. Do ask you...
  • Tue Jan 15, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Starla
I'm sorry to say that I still have cognitive impairment from chemo and its been 7 yrs. Like you, Hmoorepa I had to quit my job because I couldn't remember what to do or retain anything and I worked...
  • Mon Jan 14, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
Does your treatment center have support groups? Mine has several for various types of cancer. Take care of yourself, Betti
  • Mon Jan 14, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Pat
Thank you. Sorry after reading the post I realized auto spell check made an error. I apologize. Don’t know how to correct error. Anyway I am hanging in there. I am blessed to have wonderful friends...
  • Sun Jan 13, 2019 · Like4
Hi, I'm Gina63
Reading all this is scaring the crap out of me . I see the surgeon on Tuesday I know I'm probably going to have to have my right breast removed. I read all the documentation that they gave me and e...
  • about 3 hours ago ·
I'm cookie48, and I'm a survivor of Other Cancer
1. I am 71-ug-I said it! so people our age are very graceful about forgeting words and it feels like many are going on word fishing trips! smile so hang out with us young old hippies---I started on...
  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Sylvia L H.
Hi, For those who have rib cage pain or spasms after lobectomy, I have found that myofascial release works wonders on those scars tissues. My massage therapist does it, but a physical therapist can...
  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 · Like2
I'm Christine Marx, and I'm a survivor of Leukemia
I was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in November 2017. I started oral chemotherapy medicine in January 2018. My first question to the Oncologist was “am I going to lose my hair too?” the O...
  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 ·

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