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Hi, I'm Mary E P.
I was dx in 2012, ER, PR +, HER-. No oncotype done, lumpectomy removed two very small tumors. Refused radiation at the suggestion of my surgeon due to family hx of heart disease, age, and left bre...
  • about 17 hours ago · Like4
Hi, I'm cathy jerz
I had OsteoSarcoma (bone cancer) 15 years ago, which at the time was thought to be terminal. I had really aggressive chemo (Adriamycin and Cisplatin) which ruined my salivary glands. I have constan...
  • about 18 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Karie S.
Thanks for responding, The rheumatologist started me on prednisone for 25 days to reduce severe inflammation,synovial fluid build up in my ankles,wrists and hands. He then started me on once weekly...
  • Sat Apr 21, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Ray Brewer
Has anyone experienced dry mouth and/or loss of taste while in Immunotherapy? I was in my first cycle of Yervoy + Opdivo when I developed dry mouth. Several weeks later I developed an acute loss of...
  • Sat Apr 21, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Ray Brewer
Thanks you all for your responses. I had to discontinue Immunotherapy (Yervoy + Opdivo) after two cycles due to severe colitis. Currently one week into radiation therapy and will re-start Opdivo on...
  • Sat Apr 21, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Kat
I have advanced NSCLC that has gone to the liver, bone and possibly the kidneys. Is there anyone out there that have had exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam and have applied to VA for disability co...
  • Fri Apr 20, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Susan
I was on Tamoxifen for four years, then was told there was a test whether Tamoxifen was beneficial for me or not. Found out it wasn't helping me so I was able to discontinue taking the drug. Thank ...
  • Thu Apr 19, 2018 · Like1
I'm bettysw, and I'm a survivor of Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer
Hi Cindy, Glad to hear you are keeping yourself busy, that's the best you can do for yourself. Wow! if you were at Dodgertown, you were about forty minutes away from me. The storms were bad. Did ...
  • Thu Apr 19, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm John H R.
Hi Cindy... I'll wait till after I meet with the oncologist later this month and then give you a full report. Thanks for asking. Also appreciate the info. you provided on cancer care. Did you s...
  • Tue Apr 17, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Edith A C.
My doctor mentioned Lynch Syndrome but didn’t mention testing for it. I’m so confused by it!
  • Mon Apr 16, 2018 ·

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