March 2013 - CANCER

Pain Perception & Pain Scales

User Post 1:32 pm Thu 30, 2010 Veronica Admin posts 58 Pain scales and what kind of information they provide. That is the question I have to answer every day.  Over the years my pain became my everyday companion. Balancing my medication with my pain-level developed into my daily struggle. I have therefore decided to…

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Choosing a colostomy bag

December 31, 2010, 3:21 pm Of course I was shocked when my surgeons told me that they would have to perform a colostomy operation to remove my cancerous tumour. I was only 37. I wanted to have children. Swimming and water sports were among my favourite hobbies. The idea of living (and even dating) with…

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Female patient (33 years, married, mother of two) with the Acute Leukemia in Chandigarh, India.

Dear respected all, I have a Female patient (33 years, married, mother of two) with the Acute Leukemia. Diagnosed in Oct 2012. I have all records (SCANS) done by private doctors and PGIMER, Chandigarh. She is interested in treating her cancer with Urine therapy or any other, any one refers. If anyone has treated “Acute…

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Sarcoma | Forum to share experiences with specific cancer types | Forum | Stage 4 Cancer Forum

After living nearly 7 years with stage4 synovial sarcoma, hospital became my second home. I lost touch with the “normal world” and the “normal” people. I reached a critical point at which I started to question my reasons to continue with my fight. To find a way forward I started to write my story. Internet…

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What is the best nutrition for growth?

User Post 6:19 am Fri 26, 2012 jessie12 Member posts 13 Post edited 7:06 am – Fri 26, 2012 by jessie12 Hello, I’ve heard that a good way to grow taller is to eat healthy nutrition. What foods are the best to eat to stay healthy and grow more? Also, how much of each food…

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Cancer Documentary

This cancer documentary features celeb cancer survivors and cancer expert opinions on issues like what is cancer, what causes cancer, cancer symptoms, cancer and environment, toxins and cancer, cancer diagnosis, why me, cancer survival, coping with cancer, is cancer curable, ivf and breast cancer, is there a cure for cancer, can chemotherapy cure cancer, what…

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Symptoms of Liver Cancer

User Post 5:33 am Mon 10, 2012 radiologist Florida,USA Member posts 30 Unfortunately, the symptoms of liver cancer often do not appear until the disease has reached an advanced stage. They may include: A loss of appetite Unexplained weight loss Feeling full after a small meal Pain or swelling in the right abdomen A jaundiced…

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About combination treatment with Gemzar and Taxotere

Combination treatment with Gemzar and Taxotere I have received my Gemzar/Taxotere chemotherapy treatment between August 2009 and July 2010.  This treatment was quite new at that time. The treatment was given in 3-weeks cycles (21 days cycles). I was given Gemzar on day 1, and Taxotere and Gemzar on day 8. Both treatments required only…

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Living with cancer is a team effort

December 4, 2010, 4:33 pm There were many occasions when I was tempted to give up during the 6 years since my cancer diagnosis. Finding motivation over and over again is one of the most difficult tasks. To expect that my surgeons, oncologists, nurses, my husband or my parents would take over the burden and…

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Funding sarcoma research

December 31, 2010, 3:12 pm Funding sarcoma research. An article about cancer research with focus on sarcomas. Sarcoma is a rare type of cancer. Sarcomas account for about 1% of all diagnosed adult cancers (15-20% of children cancers) and have more than 50 subgroups. There are only few cases of the same type of sarcoma…

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