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  • 4 days ago

    Adherence to medication

    Help us pilot cool platform on adherence to medication! Buddy&Soul is a digital platform for personal development – a way of achieving all those great things you’ve always wanted for yourself. We offer courses where we help members deal with willpower, motivation, illness, relationships, etc. We’re looking to pilot our content and get feedback from savvy users – if you’re interested in improving your adherence habits, we can give you free access to one of our courses “adherence to medication....
  • 5 days ago

    Waldenstrom Macroglobelemia

    June 8, 2015, the day I was told I had cancer. Went in January for my annual checkup. Dr. kept calling me back for more blood work. I thought, here I go again. I've been anemic all my life, since I was 19 yrs. old, so I figured this Dr. is going thru what I've experienced in the past. But this time, my Dr. sent me to the hematologist/oncologist, since he "has taken this case as far as he could." She went on to take yet further tests, finally performing a biopsy. Still I didn't....
  • 7 days ago

    Did I do the Right Thing

    Originally, I was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor of the right ovary. I was told a hystorectomy was all that was needed to get rid of it and no further treatment was needed. 3 years later, I was found to have pre cancerous tumors of the colon, and during the next 3 colonoscopy exams. Each time they were removed and I was told that as long as I went at least every 3 years for removal, I would not developed full blown Colin cancer. 3 years later, I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had surgery....
  • 7 days ago

    bone cancer

    I know a person advanced stage bone cancer. Could proton therapy help him?
  • 7 days ago

    Mother died with breast cancer

    I had a digital mammogram and sonogram done. Radiologist said there were two cyst in left breast. Doctor says they came back fine. I don't understand why two different DX. I am very concerned as I saw the cyst on the sonogram. My mother died two years ago with breast cancer. This is why I'm so concerned. Can anyone clarify why there are not concerned? Thank You!!!
  • 7 days ago

    First Mammogram

    I'm 30 years old and had my annual exam on Monday. During my breast exam, the doctor said my right one felt dense. After feeling the left one she went back to the right one and said she wanted me to get a mammogram. She said it's probably nothing but wants to be safe because women in their 30s can get breast cancer. Plus I have a family history. This has put me in a bit of panic mode. The test is in 2 weeks. I'll be getting an ultrasound as well. I'm just trying to wrap my head around....
  • 22 year old male: possible melanoma

    A sore of size~ .75 inch diameter, assymetric halfs, crusty, and raised. Hasnt healed for awhile now.
  • 7 days ago

    Should i get an X-ray or any other type of test ?

    Hi! I am 21-years-old med. student and I am currently banging my head on this question. My father died of lung caner 5 years ago /It was actually lung metastasis. The original disease was nasopharyngeal cancer /. He was a smoker. A year later my grandfather /the father of my father/ died of lung cancer as well/ /He was never a smoker, but he had a psychological brake-down after my father died/. Currently I have no complaining about my health - I do not smoke, I don't cough, I don't feel any....
  • 7 days ago

    abnormal PET Scan

    I was told that 3 lymph nodes in my upper lungs lit up during a PET Scan, and that I needed a biopsy, My question is DO I have cancer? and is the biopsy just to define what kind of cancer I have and what stage? Or is the biopsy to determine IF I have a cancer?
  • 7 days ago

    2/4: World Cancer Day

    World Cancer Day is a global event that prevent to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer. Prevention and early detection are key! Here are tips for cancer prevention: From lumps and redness to weight loss and fatigue, WebMD shows you possible cancer symptoms, what these signs might mean, and when it could be time to call your doctor: Feel free to share your stories. Have you or a loved one ever had cancer....