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Hi, I'm Betti
I was diagnosed in Jan. 2013 and completed all my treatments at the end of Aug. 2013. I had done an OncoType DX test to see if I needed chemo. This test I mentioned was done in Aug. 2018 to see i...
  • Fri Oct 5, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Betti
I imagine it's possible. Have you discussed it with your doctor? I had treatments 5x/week for 5 1/2 weeks and after my Monday's treatment I saw the Radiation Oncologist and he always checked my c...
  • Fri Oct 5, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
I came in at 5.7% chance for recurrence and like my ARNP said even if you needed an additional 5 years there is no guarantee it won't come back. I like my odds of that not happening though and tha...
  • Thu Oct 4, 2018 ·
I'm Ann_Axun, and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I just started taking Anastrozole a little over a month ago and this past week 3 people have told me I've gained weight. I haven't weighed myself since my last onco appt. and I actually have an app...
  • Tue Oct 2, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Chaz
My husband has been receiving XGeva shots monthly since he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Prior to his diagnosis he had a wisdom tooth extracted. He had a couple of bone shards c...
  • Tue Oct 2, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm Yun
Thanks to everyone for all your feedback! My core biopsy result came. I have atypical lobular hyperplasia, a condition preceding lobular carcinoma. I had a mastectomy on my left side last ye...
  • Mon Oct 1, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm Fiona C S.
I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and am on Keytruda currently for my stage IV Melanoma. My arthritis is very unhappy but that is the only side effect I have so far from the immunotherapy. Will be addi...
  • Mon Oct 1, 2018 ·
A younger lady did some cold cap - it was so much work - it took her husband mother and father- they had to change the cap out like every 25 mins I think - bring in a big cooler of dry ice. she had...
  • Mon Oct 1, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm David
I have melanoma that was initially removed and treated with radiation. It has since spread to my lung and I had 2 infusions of opdivo and yervoy. My first treatment was uneventful and I only had mi...
  • Mon Oct 1, 2018 · Like1
I was on Tasigna for a few months before having to switch to a different TKI. There is a class action lawsuit against the tasigna manufacturer. You should check this out and see if your problem wa...
  • Sun Sep 30, 2018 ·

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