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  • 4 May 2011 - 21:46
    Smiley's picture

    We met with oncologist today following the MRI yesterday. It would
    appear that there is still an area of concern, but that remains unchanged
    since previous MRI in March - if anything swelling has reduced slightly
    which is a little contradicting given my husbands increased weakness on left
    side. Oncologist is of the opinion that there is more than likely tumour still
    present there and that may be accounting for the increased weakness.  His
    recommendations short term are as follows :-

    -Commence Temodal (5 day dose)
    -Increase dexa
    -Commence bactrum

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  • 2 May 2011 - 22:11
    purpleangels's picture

    What have people heard about this? It seems like a miracle.....but I would be interested to hear if others have used it, recommend it, or otherwise........My husband's cancer is so rare, no one has answers, so I am looking every which way I can....

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  • 2 May 2011 - 13:59
    Allicat's picture

    A few weeks ago my counsellor asked if I was most worried about the time before, during or after my surgery. I said I would be ok during the surgery since I would be asleep & that what was most worrying me was beforehand when I had to sit in the waiting room. I was quite terrified of the waiting part because it really didn't seem possible that I would be able to sit in the waiting room without turning into a gibbering wreck.

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  • 1 May 2011 - 01:28
    BJS's picture

    CANCER - Brings fear & dread to those suffering from it.

    For family & friends of those afflicted with it a sense
    of helpless & sorrow.

    It turns your world upside down.

    All plans & hopes for the future are held in limbo.

    Today 1st of May 2011 my husband & I would have been embarking on our overseas trip to Europe, except he now has cancer!

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  • 30 Apr 2011 - 06:21
    Smiley's picture
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  • 29 Apr 2011 - 18:41
    netty's picture

    I am beating GBM without question..

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  • 28 Apr 2011 - 19:00
    maddie86's picture

    so my boyfriend has to have more surgery after having major bowel surgery he has to have open liver surgery.. at first it was going to be microwave burning but its to deep so the surgeon is going to cut him open again to remove the met.. does anyone know anything about open liver surgery? im scared he's going to be really weak and sick like he's bowel surgery.. i just feel so sorry for him and feel so yuck at the thought at going through another big operation.. its draining me heaps and i just want him up and about already! Sad

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  • 25 Apr 2011 - 12:19
    rachaeljane's picture

    I have an 18 year old with rectal cancer they say stage 4 pallitive care, we found out in january 2011 after 9 months of her complaining of stomach pains not going to the toilet tests saying your constipated, drink this and that take this enima... off to the emergency 3 enimas there and litres of some concoxsion no tests...

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  • 24 Apr 2011 - 22:47
    Allicat's picture

    I had a mastectomy & immediate reconstruction last week.

    The plastic surgeon said beforehand that he thought he could put the permanent implant straight in without needing an expander as I am quite small breasted. But, it turned out he put in an expander because he didn't have an implant small enough!

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  • 24 Apr 2011 - 11:34
    SILLY's picture

    Has anyone here been diagnosed with a head or neck cancer ,particularly in the nasal or eye area?

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