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Hi, I'm Theresa M T.
In 2002 I was diagnosed with DCIS stage 0-1. I had lumpectomy, mastectomy with tram flap reconstruction, and 6 months low dose chemo. And if that wasn't enough, I was on Tamoxifen for 5 years. ...
  • about 13 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Lesa
I had one in for 3 months never did use it; I had Stage 3 adeno lung cancer no cancer showing on last pet scan, I had issues from day 1 with mine surgeon kept saying it's normal I couldn't lay on ...
  • about 14 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
What is it used for?
  • about 9 hours ago ·
I started eliminating the obvious sugars - pop, cookies, ice cream, chocolate... But then I started trying to cut back on refined carbs like bread also. I didn't stop eating fruit (natural sugars) ...
  • Wed Nov 14, 2018 · Like1
5FU, or fluorouracil, is a key part of common chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer, the "F" in FOLFOX and FOLFIRI. I've been on one or the other for almost four years now, and while there ...
  • Wed Nov 14, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm LPeart
I have just been prescribed Arimidex as a replacement for Tamoxifen. I had triple positive, stage 1 Breast Cancer and have been in remission for about two years now. Does anyone have experience wit...
  • Wed Nov 14, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Jane T H.
Wow! What a journey! So glad you were diligent in getting the help you needed and now back on track with your life. I had stage III lobular breast cancer. I chose from the beginning to not have...
  • Tue Nov 13, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm ALICE L.
I have lung cancer and have recently developed pain in my left lower abdomen. It's cause is unknown at this time, but is probably related to diverticulosis which was recently diagnosed. I have be...
  • Tue Nov 13, 2018 · Like3
Hi, I'm Donna
I was given Gabapentin when diagnosed with shingles. It was THE only thing that eliminated the excrutiating nerve pain and burning. I had been prescribed several types of pain meds prior to the G...
  • Tue Nov 13, 2018 · Like7
Hi, I'm Sandra G L.
I have had hip, knee, and occasional other joint and bone pain since I completed chemo almost 2 years ago... My shoulders and ribs also bother me quite frequently... All tests and scans since then ...
  • Tue Nov 13, 2018 ·

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