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Hi, I'm Clifford P.
I have MDS and have been on Vidaza treatments (5 days every 23 days) for the past two years. My numbers seem to be stable or at least seem to stay within a range which doesn't require any addition...
  • about 2 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Karen L C.
I had a tube for several months , have doc or nurse loosen the button if they have it too tight it will hurt till they fall off . Plus try to keep the tube in a position that may help I hated mine ...
  • Sat Nov 17, 2018 · Like1
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. ...
  • Fri Nov 16, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm JM2
I too had Thymoma 2 years ago. Very, very rare. Had a 8"x6" mass in my chest cavity. Had radiation, chemo, then 6.5 hr surgery. It's been 2 yrs since the surgery and i'm doing much better. I'm abou...
  • about 1 hour ago ·
Hi, I'm Mary J C.
I also have stage 4 breast cancer. Along with my local oncologist, I see one of the top specialists in the country at Northwestern in Chicago. He put me on Affinitor about a year ago. Started at ...
  • about 6 hours ago ·
I'm Dawn A R., and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
Thank you so much for sharing your story. I had implants done in 2015 and have been having a lot of the same issues, that you have had. I have a consult scheduled to change to the DIEP. I have been...
  • about 6 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Paula R.
I have been on letrozole since 2013. My debilitating joint pain almost stopped after 12 months (and it wasn't a particularly gradual reduction in pain) and was gone after 18 months. The first year ...
  • Sat Nov 17, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
What is it used for?
  • Fri Nov 16, 2018 ·
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 · Like2
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 ·

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