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I'm Michele5382, and I'm a survivor of Stage 2 Breast Cancer
Also have been on Claritin since day one of chemo.
  • about 17 hours ago ·
So good to hear about a successful journey with MDS! So you are now about my age 67 and doing good. I was just diagnosed this June. When I get in my 70’s when they will determine if I’m a candidate...
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Alan E B.
Rituxan has destroyed my life. I was in 6th hour of my initial infusion of that chemo drug when SHTF. I convulsed and they filled me with benedryl and Medrol after immediately stopping the infusion...
  • about 2 hours ago · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
Did they not put in a drainage tube? I had 2 of them and one was in the axilla area where 8 nodes were removed. You should call your team and see what they recommend, they may need to drain it wi...
  • about 15 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm MARIA G.
Hope it goes well for you....and, yes, your body tells you a lot if you just pay attention.
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 ·
Take a look at this website, input your information and discuss the result with your doctor. This is a tool to show you the change in your survival given your d...
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm BFurr
My cancer center has a room that has hats and wigs and stuff like that for free. You may put some in there and if you talk to anyone ready for surgery you could mention they are there for free.
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Sue
I have multiple myeloma and I am in remission. I am so happy for that. However I have to stay on revlimid as a maintenance for the rest of my life. The costs is unreal. I was on Medicaid and so tha...
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Ruth F.
8 yrs after a lumpectomy in my L breast, annual mammograms and MRIs, I was diagnosed with Stage 1 in my R breast. At age 67, I opted for a double mastectomy w/o reconstruction. Thus I was spared ch...
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 · Like2
Hi, I'm Kristi Q.
This would be a good study to bring up for discussion with your MedOnc. It studies giving intermittent “holidays” in extended Letrizole treatment. If I’m able to gut through the AI’s side effects i...
  • Sun Aug 18, 2019 ·

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