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My mother who is 91 was diagnosed with metastatic brain tumors (4) of them March 5th and I was told to get family here right away as she would probably only live a week or 2. We do not know where the cancer started and didn t care to know at that point. She has been given decadron steroids since...
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I was just diagnosed with a fibroid tumor 6cm large. I am bloated constantly I ve had a change in bowel movements no pain at all and im urinating more often. I also recently had little blood discharge inbetween my menstral cycle.could all these symptoms be due to my tumor or could i possibly have...
2 1 1 day ago
I am diagnosed with Page s disease of the vulva. I asked my doctor if this is cancer, he said no. But all the online search I did show that page s disease of the vulva is cancerous. I am very worried. I am just 54, I want to live long enough to see my child finish college and get married. Please...
2 1 2 days ago
Eight years ago I was diagnosed & had surgery for stage 3 ovarian cancer. Received chemo treatments. 2 years later cancer was found in lymph node in groin area. surgically removed & chemo treatments again. I have been cancer free for coming 6 yrs. I am a 65 yr old female. In the past few months I...
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My sister has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Next week she will start chemotherapy treatment for three weeks, one day out of the week for 3 hours. One week break and than another three weeks, after that she will have another cat scan done to see if the cancer has shrink enough for...
2 1 4 days ago
My mother (55) has been diagnosed with uterus cancer (stage IV), size of tumor along with uterus is around 130mm. She had menopause 6 years back and was fine after that. Last week she had a pain in her abdomen. After an MRI and US Scan, the dotors tried to operate and found that the uterus was...
2 1 4 days ago
My 67 year old female cousin, diagnosed with rectal cancer, just beginning chemo and radiation. Second opinion doctor ordered an MRI that shows one lymph node affected.
2 1 4 days ago
My daughter has been taking Pristiq with no apparent side effects. Recently she has finished chemotherapy and radiation for breast cancer and was given Tamoxifin. She has been itching terribly. Could there be a drug interaction causing this or could she suddenly become allergic to Pristiq?
2 1 4 days ago
My sister was diagnosed with high grade ductal carcinoma in-situ, and invasive carcinoma stage 2 in January 2014 shortly after her mammogram showed something suspicious and she had a biopsy. She had a previous mammogram in August 2012 which was normal. However, the January 2014 mammogram said a...
2 1 4 days ago
I was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2006 and the surgeon removed my right lung and now about 1 and a half months ago I had a heart attack and spent two weeks in cardiac ward.. While there they discovered several limp nods through my sternum.. they are very concerned .. did biopsy .. now talking...
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a colleague has just been diagnosed with fibroids, she has had a scan and has to wait until the 17 nov to see her gp for the results due to her gp s holiday. she has just identified a lump in her breast, has seen another stand in gp which happened to be a man so she did not feel very comfortable...
2 1 4 days ago
I have been diagnosed with 3/4 stage ovarian cancer. A test showed that there is a chalky looking substance in the spine area that could possibly be cancer. My Dr. said that I look to healthy to have it in the spine as you don t live long with spinal cancer. I am taking chemo every three weeks...
2 1 4 days ago
I have cancer now. I m 29 and was diagnosed last year. I used to use our laptop every night for 2-3 years resting on my chest. I feel like my heart would skip beats sometimes but never made the connection but I m wondering what we have found out about this
3 1 Fri, 15 Mar 2019
I was diagnosed with CLL back in 2009 and my blood levels are being monitored closely at which chemo is not something my Dr feels is in my best interest right now. Recently I had a spinal tap done due to jabbing pains in my right temple every time I bend, cough or sneeze. I was just told the...
2 1 Thu, 28 Feb 2019
I have about a pea sized lump on my forearm that moves with the skin, changing colors, and is causing pain everytime i lift anything with my left arm(where said lump is). Theres a history of cancer in both side of the family but nothing like this, although id still rather be safe than sorry.
2 1 Tue, 12 Feb 2019
I just returned from a 6 month follow up appt with my Oncologist (6 yrs post treatment for Stage II triple negative breast cancer). Blood test showed elevated levels of ALT (50 U/L) and AST (42 U/L). My last six visits showed the following levels: Prior ALT: 18     18     21     27     29     27...
3 2 Mon, 31 Dec 2018
My brother has been diagnosed with aggressive bladder cancer. However, it will take a month before he can get into a specialists. If it is aggressive wont a month make it even worse. Can he do any of the testing, etc. while waiting to see a doctor.
3 2 Mon, 31 Dec 2018
I am a 21 year old female who had an abnormal pap smear result. A colospcopy showed a cyst on my cervix - which my doctor took a biopsy of. This was only my second pap smear - first was a year ago and was normal. I had the 3 dose HPV vaccine - in my early teens (13/14). Is there any chance this...
2 1 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
I recently had a urinalysis test and the results showed 7 HPF squamous Epithelial and few bacteria. I have a cystocele and rectocele and am waiting for surgery to correct. Also have had squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus (43 years ago) radiation only and Malt Lymphoma of stomach. Should I...
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