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  • 9 days ago

    March is Colorectal Awareness Month

    Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. This month it's important to recognize the thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates and those we have lost to the disease. The most important thing to know colorectal cancer is that 6 out of 10 deaths from colorectal cancer could be prevented. Click here to learn more about colorectal cancer prevention: Also, be sure to wear blue this Friday....
  • 4 hours ago

    Can biopsies detect cancer?

    I recently got a colonoscopy due to anemia and blood in the stool. Even though the colon looked normal visually, the doctor took a few biopsies from the colon and terminal ileum. I'm just wondering, if the colonoscopy was clear then what could biopsies show? Could they show cancer? That was my main concern, especially with the blood. Thanks
  • 22 hours ago

    Can heredity play into cancer susceptibility?

    Two of my uncles died of cancer (one in 1950 at the age of 16, no idea what kind of cancer; the other in his 60s after battling lung, bone, lymphoma, and finally brain cancer). My 79-year old mother has a form of leukemia (her dr. said it's more of an annoyance, that if you're going to get cancer that this is the one to get). Now one of my cousins (in his 60s) just passed away from pneumonia complications from leukemia found 4 weeks ago (a dangerous and aggressive form, though his dr. said....
  • 2 days ago

    Stopping chemo in the middle of treatment

    My mom is doing 6 cycles of chemo, each cycle composed by 3 weeks of chemo and 1 week resting. Before the 2nd cycle, third week, she got an urinary infection and spent one week in the hospital. A few days later she came back for another reason that's apparently not related to the cancer. She lost another week and I think she will lose yet another one at least. Summarising, before the end of the 2nd cycle she stopped chemo and it's probably take 3 weeks or a month until she goes back to chemo....
  • 3 days ago

    Have bone cancer and having Jaw problems

    Just wanting to know if anyone that has taken Zometa and had any deterioration that is causing problems that have effected the jaw bone. My lower right jaw bone has deteriorated and is causing severe pain Dentist has already taken two bone fragments from the right side very painful
  • 5 days ago

    Im Afraid I Have Colon Cancer

    I stopped getting the urge to #2 when I got pregnant with my first child. I've been to a multitude of docs with the same diagnosis of lazy bowel or IBS. My last colonoscopy was 2008. No polyps or cancer. I have been enema dependent since 1966. I am 71. I have not felt well most of my life because of this. I also have kidney stones and cysts in both kidneys. My urologist wants to treat them so they are broken up. I have Type II diabetes but my sugar is still high. I am having symptoms of diarrhea....
  • 5 days ago

    Breast cancer stage 1

    ER-positive 90%strong intensity PR-Positive 80% DCIS high nuclear grade Had Lampectomy chemo and radiation it's been two years now
  • 6 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....
  • 6 days ago

    Sign of Breast Cancer...?

    I have been getting a large amount of acne under my breast. Many are pus-filled. I have one that is a solid lump. Is this a sign of breast cancer? Here is a picture:
  • 6 days ago

    RE: Helpful Information

    It's a very sad situation indeed to hear Patients in need of their Meds cry for help and you hesitate to act, so it good to link them to the right source.I have been using Dr Tracy Saracoglu THC/CBD cannabis oil in treating my sister's rare form of left hand side breast cancer with a lot of improvement since 3 weeks and the oil is working in a miraculous way beyond our expectations. The medication is working with super proof though she is always euphoric with THC potency, but the medication....