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Hi, I'm Michael F.
My wbc was running anywhere from 17-23k. And like I said for years. My PCP wanted me to get checked but I refused. When he finally convinced me to go to hematologist I had all the scans and lab w...
  • about 16 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Beverly J R.
I was on anastrozole for a little over a year and asked if I could be switched to a different AI due to hot flashes, headaches, and muscle pain. I have now been on letrozole for 3 months and my sid...
  • about 4 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Shannon M B.
I was diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera in 2000, have been taking Hydroxurea every day for almost 18 yrs, with periodic phlebotomies and for the most part, lived a normal life. In the last few yea...
  • about 8 hours ago ·
I've been on Yervoy, Keytruda, and Opdivo trying to combat melanoma for the past 6 1/2 years. Some of them caused itching that I was able get relief with EO (Everyone) Lavender & Aloe lotion. Ava...
  • about 13 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Mia
I was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer that also has spread to the sternum. The doctors want to treat the system with chemo and Herceptin and Perjeta then to on to radiatio...
  • about 13 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Brenda S B.
I, too, am a Christmas diagnosis Stage IV colon cancer fighter. Neuropathy in my fingers has been my biggest and most consistent side effect so far. I do several things that seem to help with it:...
  • Fri Feb 23, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Marilyn S S.
I've been reading articles about Berberine. They are saying it works along with Anastrozole as far as an anti-estrogen type pill. You can buy it over the counter or order it on the Internet. Any...
  • Tue Feb 20, 2018 ·
I'm Mr. Par, and I'm a survivor of Pancreatic Cancer
Thanks for your comments! It is good to know others might also be having diarrhea, Kat. I am almost the same age as you, Dale (age 69) with very similar side effects. Surgery and radiation are out ...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Juanita A H.
What are the treatments for above cancers. Are there any trials out there? I am inquiring for my 80 year old cousin who will undergo palliative radiation to see if it helps her pain. She does not w...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Shana M S.
If you were stage 1, you need to ask what your relative risk is vs your absolute risk. You may be taking a hormone inhibitor and suffering and it might not be necessary. I was stage 1 and had a l...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 · Like1

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