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  • 20 Apr 2011 - 23:41
    smiler's picture

    HI
    Im a 43 year old woman, diagnosed 10 weeks ago with pancreatic cancer. To say this was a shock was an understatement as we (doctors, family, friends and even me) believed it was a gallbladder problem.
    I underwent the whipples procedure which went well (though the post-op problems were a bit of a nightmare) and have just started chemo but my main issue has been regarding eating. I am getting tired of the nausea/pain/fatigue after eating even small amounts and only yesterday was finally prescribed creon enzyme tablets.

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  • 18 Apr 2011 - 20:07
    Kitty's picture

    Hi I would love to talk to anyone who has had appendix cancer. I am recovering from my Op in Sept 2010. Recovery seems to be taking a long time? I have an iliostomy and find it difficult to put on weight and keep hydrated so my energy levels are low. How about you?

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  • 17 Apr 2011 - 21:11
    Sunshine76's picture

    Hi, Im due to commence treatment for 1B1 cervical cancer in 16 days... wondering if anyone has been through or is going through the same xx

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  • 16 Apr 2011 - 13:14
    Ally3's picture

    Having a bad day with thoughts running around in my head that just won't stop.

    I was told yesterday that the reason one of my students has been giving me grief all year is because she doesn't want to get close to me in case I die.

    What am I supposed to do with this information?

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  • 15 Apr 2011 - 13:52
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    What is Healing What really happens
    QUOTE: "The cure of the part should not be attempted without treatment of the whole. No attempt should be made to cure the body without the soul. Let no one persuade you to cure the head until he has first given you his soul to be cured, for this is the great error of our day, that physicians first separate the soul from the body." PLATO
    Healing is the act of getting rid of all the imbalances and creating harmony with the Soul. Consequently, Medicine should be patient centered.
    "I AM NOT MY BODY - I LIVE IN MY BODY."

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  • 15 Apr 2011 - 00:39
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  • 14 Apr 2011 - 10:24
    SILLY's picture

    Sometimes my password is recognised ,sometimes not.

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  • 13 Apr 2011 - 20:06
    seal's picture

    I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in October 2008. On 1st December 2008 I had a total hysterectomy and was told a week later that they got all the cancer. We had got it so early that I didn't even need treatment.

    Since then I've had checkups and each time they came back negative so this meant an op to burn off the lesions.

    My last checkup was about 2 months ago. I received a letter from my gyno telling me that, again, test were still showing a low grade lesion. He wrote that any more operations would be difficult. He had sent all my info of to a top specialist in Sydney.

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  • 11 Apr 2011 - 15:06
    Phona's picture

    I was diagnosed with breast cancer September last year. I have been so strong for everyone around me even down to hiding side affects of chemo so they would not worry. BUT now I have had enough and I feel for the first time I dont want to be strong and I need to break. I have never asked why but now I do. Why am I the only one in our family history to get cancer, why out of everyone I grew up with does it have to be me, why is there a chance that I am the one that could become just a smell or memory for my children.

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  • 11 Apr 2011 - 12:30
    Bindy's picture

    Have finished round one of my chemo after a six year remission. Chemo finished late Saturday night and the effects really hit Late sunday night.

    My daughter came to visit me in hospital, she painted a picture of flowers for me because she couldnt bring in the real thing. She also read books to me which was nice.

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