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  • 8 Oct 2013 - 15:10
    chinwag's picture
    I am my hubby's carer & I need any info that may be helpful for me for what I face ahead. we are halfway through radium (6 wks total) away from family & friends & he started chemo orally at the same time.
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  • 6 Oct 2013 - 19:07
    Hopeishere's picture

    My mum has just been diagnosed with cervical cancer stage 4b. It is in the lymph nodes in her chest and the dr is giving up saying they can treat the tumor but as for the rest they dont care. I guess its because of her age but she is healthier than me. Im at a loss as they gave her a year to live. Im devasted as to why they cant treat the nodes.

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  • 2 Oct 2013 - 10:18
    Minx's picture

    Has been a while since I have been on this site, Pete lost his battle with GBM 6/9/13. Things started to change when he got lost going to work on the 19/8/13, quickly we saw changes to the point on the following Monday 26/8/13 I called for him to be taken for assesment so I could get our house prepared for the new Pete.
    As he got assessed our wonderful coordinator told me that he was more then likely not coming home so onto the palliative hospital waiting list he went. Pete never got out of bed again.

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  • 29 Sep 2013 - 07:36
    ivtony5's picture

    hi,my name is tony ,im 23 and il would like some information about bladder cancer what are the stages and which doctor would be best for my dad and what we have to do to keep him here with me because il wouldnt know what il do without him thank you

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  • 26 Sep 2013 - 19:50
    purpleangels's picture

    I can't believe it has been 7 months since he left us.......
    In that time we have celebrated his 40th birthday, Easter, Mother's Day, our daughters eighth birthday, Father's Day and our wedding anniversary.....
    All days were cause for celebration......Father's Day was tough though....both the kids struggled during the week beforehand...making presents in their classrooms for a dad who no longer exists was tough......
    But they handled it....on the day itself we decided to paint a wall in our house his favourite colour- black.....so we now have a black wall in the house......cool!!

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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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