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I'm Judy K D., and I'm a survivor of Melanoma
I am now on Optiva. My worst side now is knee and leg pain. It disrupts my whole life. I'm on my 2nd round of massive steroids. 1st time was like a miracle, not the same this time, and can't keep ...
  • Sun Feb 17, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Helen W.
I haven't been diagnosed with anything official yet. I have something to do with my B-cells and elevated white blood cells. I already had a bone marrow test, and it showed Monotypic B cell pop...
  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 · Like4
Hi, I'm John E B.
I lost my taste buds the week after I stopped chemo.That was 4 months ago. When will they come back? By the way I can taste liquids just fine just not solid food.
  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
When post menopausal women have issues with AIs sometimes doctors will change them to Tamoxifen and I know of those like you do better with the change.
  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Carolyn J H.
Someone posted that they were using an ointment (I think) to relieve leg cramps. Can you tell me what it is? I am taking magnesium and other vitamins along with staying hydrated.
  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm David P B.
Phyllis, I'm pretty sure you have to be in remission before a stem cell transplant is considered. Ask your Oncologist. Ask lots of questions! Crafts, hobbies and working in the yard are great -...
  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Joseph F S.
My sister had her 1st immunotherapy treatment and ended up in the hospital with pneumonia and severe stomach cramps. She is stage IV lung cancer and has tumors on her spine and esophagus. Has anyo...
  • Wed Feb 13, 2019 ·
Thanks Betti!
  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Wendy D H.
Have you tried OxyContin? The long lasting one helped me through the worst pain
  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·
Hello All, Has anyone had radiation therapy as part of their treatment after a mastectomy? I thought that it wasn't necessary. However, my breast surgeon strongly suggested I have a consultation...
  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·

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