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  • 15 Sep 2013 - 15:01
    Josh Bonello 88's picture

    So I have been releasing a whole bunch of stuff that I have written over the past year or so and it has been a good feeling. Almost as if I am letting go of certain things in the past. This one I wrote about when I was sick and how it affected the relationship I was in at the time.

    http://www.thecancerstory.com/2013/09/released-archive-session-2-kiss-ra...

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  • 14 Sep 2013 - 09:23
    Elizabeth 255's picture

    Hi everyone, my name is Elizabeth. I have joined one of these sites before, not quite sure yet how it works, or how to navigate, so any help would be great. I am early 60's, and over the last 10 years, we have travelled the cancer journey with my husband - prostate, lung, brain, now lung, possibly cancer. At the same time my sister was diagnosed with breast cancer, and lost her battle 2 1/2 years ago. I had bowel cancer 4 years ago.

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  • 12 Sep 2013 - 17:02
    harry27's picture

    Three months ago, my dad was diagnosed with stomach cancer and Heart blocks

    2 months back had by-pass surgery

    3 weeks back had stomach cancer surgery

    The pathologic biopsy reports stage says it is pT3 pN1, now we are planning for chemotherapy and radiation. I need help/suggestions in understanding few things since all these are new to me .. could you either provide me your email or contact number so i can talk to you.

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  • 30 Aug 2013 - 17:33
    nicole's picture

    Two weeks ago, my aunty was diagnosed with...well I'm not even sure. The doctors say it developed from a melanoma she had removed years ago.

    She has 4 tumours in her head, and masses throughout her body. They won't give her a time or anything, just that they won't operate.

    This week, Tuesday, I was checked for any return of my bladder cancer - there was nothing there, which I am so thankful for.

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  • 29 Aug 2013 - 22:32
    footie and bill's picture

    hi all ... just got back from peter mac melbourne today... what to say worst news ever my darling husband of nearly 25 years has only a few months left to live . Its devasting he has fought so hard .. gist is a horrible and lonely cancer as it is so rare... it has spread to his abdomen and new tumours in his liver ... all i want is to spend as much lovely time with him as i can xx

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  • 26 Aug 2013 - 16:49
    jillm_cancercouncilnsw's picture

    Hi everyone,

    I’m Jill Mills and I’ve just joined Cancer Council NSW’s YA Survivorship Team, exploring the experiences and helping to identify and meet the needs of young adults surviving cancer.

    For me personally survivorship has many meanings.

    When I was 30 my husband passed away after being diagnosed with lung cancer just 9 months before; we had a 3 month old, a 3 year old and 3 stepsons (from his previous marriage, they were in their late teens). It was a rough time and I remember very well the struggles we all had personally and as a family, before and after his death.

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  • 25 Aug 2013 - 14:48
    GeeGee's picture

    Hi. It been awhile since my last blog because nothing was happening. Daz is starting a trial for a new drug called vemurafenib plus GDC-0973. He will be starting soon, his health checks and scans start on the 30th of august, then he will start the tablets. Not sure how I feel about this but he is happy to take them in the hope they will shrink the new cancers found on his right lung. They found 2 new nodes on his right lung and something in his lymph node in the center of his chest in a ct scan a couple of weeks ago. I didn't know there was a lymph node in the chest, anyway.

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  • 25 Aug 2013 - 12:34
    gn21's picture

    I have always had scans every 6 weeks, for the last 4 years. There is something reassuring about such frequent scans - at least I know it's not sneaking up on me. The downside is the frequent scaniety.

    Because of knee and feet pain, this 6 weeks also included a bone scan. So last week I got the result of the bone scan and normal CT scan.

    CT scan continued to show stable, so I continued with my 10th dose of alimita.

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  • 21 Aug 2013 - 15:50
    Sap's picture

    on the 30th may my boyfriend was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.
    He started his Chemo the day after his 21st and has just finished round 2. in a few weeks he will get all his tests done again and then hopefully told how many more chemo rounds he need and how much radiation is needed. its been hard this year we both had are 21st birthdays and neither of us felt like celebrating them.

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  • 20 Aug 2013 - 03:35
    philblog100's picture

    Hi, I’m Phil. I am in my early 50s and have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. After surgery and radiation therapy I have been informed that the cancer has spread to my lymphatic system and there is no treatment. My condition is terminal.

    I am writing this blog in the hope that my experience may assist others in a similar situation. I have other articles on my blog "philblog100.wordpress.com".

    Nothing in this blog should be considered as advice. Everyone is different and needs specialist advice tailored to their individual circumstances.

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