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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
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    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
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    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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  • 11 Apr 2011 - 11:12
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    WHAT ARE COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES?

    Complementary therapies are those treatments given in conjunction with standard mainstream cancer treatments of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Complementary therapies are used in addition to traditional mainstream treatments to provide supportive care to patients, and are not recommended as a replacement for mainstream treatments.

    An example of support centres in Australia

    SOLARISCARE FOUNDATION;

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  • 7 Apr 2011 - 23:33
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    GAME CONTINUES I passed level 1,
    It's been 5 weeks after my hysterectomy. My physical recovery's been developing regularly , mentally well I don't know, feel kind of numbness.... everything looks different, sounds different..... I'm entering the trial for a new way of treatment of this particular cancer, treatment should start end of this month.

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  • 7 Apr 2011 - 20:50
    maddie86's picture

    my boyfriend is recovering from major bowel surgeory right now its day 4 but he's still in extreame pain and was sick today which made it worse Sad has anyone had any experience with bowel surg and how long did it take to recover? he had a bit of his bowel cut out where the tumor was and now has a bag.. it devestates me to see him like that.. Sad he still has to have his liver and lung spots cut out.. he has one spot on the liver and two on the lung.. it seems that these operations might be done together and it will be something called 'microwave burning'..

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  • 5 Apr 2011 - 18:10
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  • 4 Apr 2011 - 18:27
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    Just wondering if anyone else has those down days. I finished treatment in November last year, 2010 and returned to work in Feb 2011.Today was just one of those days, where everything seemed to go wrong, or maybe I was just more vulnerable today.It is strange returning to the same things but I feel a shift in myself, a restlessness.
    Perhaps because I experienced something so confronting I feel like everything needs to change. I find myself assessing everything from friends to work to family.
    I suppose I just want things to go back to how they were.
    Does anyone else feel like that?

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