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  • 13 Jun 2013 - 09:02
    Sailor's picture

    It has been a while since I posted on this part of the site, or even commented on others posts.

    Some of you will remember that I live with advanced prostate cancer. Nearly a year ago it had travelled up through the lymph nodes , wrapped itself around the tube connecting the left kidney to the bladder and strangled the plumbing. Very painful!! A stent was put in. That managed to block on Christmas day and so New Year was spent in hospital. A course of iv-antibiotics got rid of the persistent kidney infection that had set in.

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  • 10 Jun 2013 - 23:17
    Janine2013's picture

    What on earth is Paget's Disease of the Nipple?
    Firstly let me tell you I'm not an expert on Early Breast Cancer, but am becoming very familiar with a rare form of breast cancer called Paget's Disease of the Nipple.

    Never heard of it? Me either until a few weeks ago.....

    So in the middle of January 2013, I had recently turned 52 and was in good health, not on any medication, perfect blood pressure, slightly high cholesterol but on the good side, and a high-ish sugar level, but nothing majorly wrong.

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  • 10 Jun 2013 - 23:00
    kat's picture

    Hi everyone I'm new to this forum.

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  • 10 Jun 2013 - 20:00
    sunnyqld2013's picture

    Recovering from throat cancer, but have developed, Neuropathy in the face & head, cant sleep or eat or function day to day, is there anyone else with the same side effects as me ?

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  • 10 Jun 2013 - 10:31
    Mystik73's picture

    The last 6 years have taken its toll , but day after day we take that step to make it a better day .

    This is my first entry and its hard to put down whats in my head. I guess once i start it shall just flow like the oceans waves .

    im going to keep this short as im not sure as to yet im going to write , im scared that once i start that reality will set in , facing it i cant seem to do at this stage .

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  • 9 Jun 2013 - 18:13
    jobeth's picture

    Brent passed away last Monday, June 3 at 7.55pm. His mother, father, sister, brother in law, son and I were with him. It was a beautiful experience, he was peaceful, we played music and held him right till the end.

    His service followed his death, it was beautiful, it capture the essence of him perfectly and we had well over 100 people there.

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  • 6 Jun 2013 - 22:57
    Han23's picture

    Not dealing with this very well! My Dad is my world & I also don't know much about melanoma. He has surgery end of month to remove spleen & lymph nodes under his armpit. If anyone can relate or share some experiences with melanoma that would be great x

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  • 6 Jun 2013 - 19:05
    bob fish's picture

    I am new here and at 60 years old this is the first time i have been really scared. Haven't been feeling not well for some 6 months now with frequent trips to urinate and getting up 4 times a night. Haven't had a good nights sleep since I don't know when.
    Had many blood tests and a scan

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  • 6 Jun 2013 - 07:57
    ThingsHappen's picture

    I'm not really sure what to write.. But I wanted to hear from people who have been in a similar position or have had this cancer themselves. About a month and a half ago my Dad got sick with the flu. But after about a week he couldn't breathe very well. After about 3 weeks he went back to the doctor and told her the antibiotics weren't working, and breathing was getting more difficult, so she sent him for an X-ray. During the X-ray (which happened on the Thursday) he saw a large mass in his right lung.

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  • 5 Jun 2013 - 17:34
    wynne's picture

    Hello -

    I am a new member of the site and happy to be able to connect with you.

    I have just had a second recurrence of endometrial cancer and am now on my second lot of chemotherapy.

    Would love to hear from you.


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