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  • 18 Aug 2013 - 18:40
    Josh Bonello 88's picture

    I saved this blog I wrote along with some others because I wasn't ready to let them go. Although it has been a while since I have posted anything to you guys I hope you enjoy.

    http://www.thecancerstory.com/2013/08/released-archive-session-1-not-eno...

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  • 15 Aug 2013 - 23:38
    marshie's picture

    Hi has anyone heard about a tablet you put on the inside of your mouth on your cheek and it helps with saliva its called

    XYLIMELTS

    I think its something herbal but not sure I am reaching for
    anything that will help Brian with the dry mouth

    Thanks marshie

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  • 12 Aug 2013 - 23:14
    Shellbell71's picture

    My poem

    The c word is something everyone fears to hear
    Visits to the dr
    Tests, scans and hours waiting in a chair
    Everyone is someone dear
    I always wonder how the dr feels when he delivers the bad news
    Shock and hopelessness
    Surely that's not me who has that c disease
    That's what other people have
    How, why and now my life has changed forever in that split second
    All that I know and do and believe
    Who can rid me of this hurt- I just want it to go away
    I have to tell my family and this is the hardest part
    I pick up the phone and dial

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  • 11 Aug 2013 - 22:46
    footie and bill's picture

    Thankyou Jules2 it is tough and doesnt get any easier after all these months. Your life just seems to be waiting on results week in week out . Ive had 8 pet scans and 13 ct scans and countless blood tests in 23 months. On a different not i hope DUNNC and GISTER that you are both doing well with your treatments. This cancer is so difficult to control . They think they've slowed it then something else happens anyway . All the best to you both and all the best to you Jules2

    regards mark

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  • 11 Aug 2013 - 21:24
    Lukke1992's picture

    7/3/13 it all started, waking up in the morning with my head locked to the left side without being able to straighten it and a painful shoulder & shortness of breath, I thought to myself “something is wrong,this is not right”. I go to the local GP to let them see if there is any reason why this is so.

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  • 5 Aug 2013 - 15:15
    gehrklyn's picture

    Hello,

    I am a breast cancer survivor. I was diagnosed in October last year, and have gone through a lumpectomy, chemotherapy, a bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction.

    During my chemotherapy treatment I wrote a book that I hoped would help and inspire others going through chemotherapy to approach things a little differently.

    Cheers
    Lynne

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  • 4 Aug 2013 - 14:01
    Lukke1992's picture

    27th of March i walk into the Cancer clinic, not knowing what to expect, not knowing if im okay after having such a big surgery 2 weeks earlier.

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  • 2 Aug 2013 - 00:14
    footie and bill's picture

    just back home from peter mac ct results showed disease progression again.we have decided to give regorafenib 1 more cycle but things are not looking to flash.its going to be a long 4 weeks till next ct and results.staying strong and positive as best i can. regards mark

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  • 31 Jul 2013 - 22:07
    Rosey1045's picture

    Its been a year since that conversation with my GP, when he told me the results of my ct scan. I could tell he hated having to tell me, and it was almost as though I tried to reassure him! I have to say that it took a long time for it all to sink in - how could this be happening to me, when I felt so fit and well. Even now it all seems so unreal at times. I try not to let it take over my life, but it is there in the back of my mind all the time. My husband also has cancer.

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  • 31 Jul 2013 - 16:58
    paulinejs's picture

    It’s been a huge week for me – Thursday marked the 1st anniversary of my surgery, I had my one year check up with my oncologist the same day and then it was my birthday on Friday.

    Last year I was titless and off my face on painkillers for my birthday – this year I was just titless (well maybe just a little off my face).

    My family all flew in to join in the celebration with my friends. My gorgeous daughter organised an amazing party for me. I even managed to give up control and allowed her to organise the whole thing – I simply turned up.

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