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Hi, I'm Lorraine
I have been living with primary myelofibrosis for 13 years. To date I do not need medication although I do occasionally treat symptoms such as bone pain. It is imperative that someone with this dis...
  • Sat Sep 29, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Tmburgess78
I am fine with things like tattoo pain but my hips hurt a lot and this is a different kind of pain so I might be a big baby. I think I'm more scared of pain than actually experiencing it. Thank you...
  • Sat Sep 29, 2018 · Like1
I'm Ella M, and I'm a survivor of Stage 2 Breast Cancer
I was perfectly fine the first 3-4 rounds of Taxol. Then, the peripheral neuropathy began. I'm just miserable. Started taking Gabapeptin but it isn't working that great. Doc lowered the Taxol by 25...
  • Sat Sep 29, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Catherine G.
I have vaginal atrophy (thinning, drying and inflammation of the vaginal walls due to your body having less estrogen) and have been using Replens. It is OTC and has definitely helped me. (Didn't wa...
  • Wed Sep 26, 2018 ·
I'm bettysw, and I'm a survivor of Limited Small Cell Lung Cancer
Hi Cindy, Just wrote to John and you on another discussion. All tests were good. Next appts are in Feb and March. March is graduation time for lung, still have some time to go with the breast. Alt...
  • Tue Sep 25, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Cozy
Diagnosed with Diffuse Large B cell lymphoma and taking RCHOP every 3 weeks for 6 rounds. Plus Methotrexate Intrathecal injections of 6. After first RCHOP about 3 days I developed severe oral lesio...
  • Mon Sep 24, 2018 · Like4
Hi, I'm Cameron C B.
Tom, I am penciled in for mid-November for my SCT. I am waiting on more information but the SCT Nurse Coordinator told me to allow for up to six weeks for recovery time. Your immune system respon...
  • Sun Sep 23, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm Denise D P.
Yes, while on Afinitor (10 mg daily for approx, 2 yrs), in addition to ankle swelling, I also experienced excruciating muscle cramps in feet and legs, especially at night. Now that I've been off ...
  • Sat Sep 22, 2018 ·
I'm jeastburn, and I'm a survivor of Uterine Cancer
Thank you for the response. Very helpful information.
  • Sat Sep 22, 2018 ·
I'm Liz26, and I'm a survivor of Stage 2 Breast Cancer
Hi, I'm not sure how any of this works yet. I was just diagnosed today, as in Friday September 21st, 2018. That is formally with a post-surgical pathology report with stage 2 ILC with one lymph nod...
  • Sat Sep 22, 2018 · Like1

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