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  • 30 Apr 2011 - 05:21
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  • 29 Apr 2011 - 17:41
    netty's picture

    I am beating GBM without question..

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  • 28 Apr 2011 - 18:00
    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 - 11:19
    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 - 21:47
    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 - 10:34
    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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  • 21 Apr 2011 - 10:40
    maddie86's picture

    this is a personal question but my partner had major bowel surgery and now wears a colostomy.. he cant seem
    to achieve an errection.. im worried because i knw ut may be permenant damage.. does anyone know anything about this or how much time it takes to work? i read that this is usually temporary but id appriciate info frm others...

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  • 20 Apr 2011 - 23:03
    Sailor's picture

    As Harker and a few others have said - If complementary and alternative therapies worked then they wouldn't be complementary and alternative, they would be main stream.

    If they put people in a good frame of mind, give them a feeling that they are doing something to help themselves, make them feel good, then OK, but let's get a bit real.

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  • 20 Apr 2011 - 22:41
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    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 - 19:07
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    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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