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Hi, I'm Ned. I've been living with lung cancer since 2006.
The starting times given for the activities on 1/20 and 1/27 are 8:00 p.m. EASTERN Standard Time, which equates to 5:00 p.m. PST, or in my case, 3:00 p.m. HST. Sign up and be there, Aloha! Ned
  • Fri Jan 15, 2010 ·
Hi, I'm Sandy
I did not like the surgeon that my endo wanted. He never looked at us, or really even talked to us. Just talked into his little microphone, and his computer wrote down what he said. He almost...
  • Tue Aug 31, 2010 · Like1
Hi, I'm Sandy
My thyroid was not enlarged at all. My Tsh just came back to high and my doc asked me if thyroid problems ran in my family. I told him my mom had a nodule removed when about my age, but it was n...
  • Tue Aug 31, 2010 ·
I'm Craig G, and I am surviving with Melanoma.
I have not heard about any genetic testing for melanoma. My oncologist did send a sample of my melanoma to Salt Lake City, Utah, and my melanoma cells do have some characteristics that if I ev...
  • Mon Jan 18, 2010 · Like2
I'm Kristi Waite, and I support someone with cancer
Hi Jami, Thanks for starting this discussion. When we launch on the 19th, there will be an option for you to "Take A Tour" of the site which should answer some questions but we're also working o...
  • Thu Jan 14, 2010 · Like1
I'm Kristi Waite, and I support someone with cancer
Jami, Thank you so much for your kind words. The first anniversary of his death is actually tomorrow and I've been trying to think about what I should do all day so your message came at the perf...
  • Tue Jan 5, 2010 · Like2
I'm Marika, and I support people with cancer.
Did anyone see this? I thought it was interesting. 'Scientists discover antibody that kills prostate cancer': I hope that this is a real step in curing prostate cancer - i...
  • Wed Dec 30, 2009 · Like1
I'm Kristi Waite, and I support someone with cancer
Ben: Currently, you can search for members within cancer types through the search tool at the top of the page or through cancer resources. I like the idea of having a more specific search (age, loc...
  • Tue Jan 26, 2010 · Like3
I'm Toni Muirhead, and I'm a healthcare professional
NIH research shows benefits of massage to patient by family member or friend. Massage can be safe, reduce anxiety and be given by a loved one.
  • Wed Dec 9, 2009 · Like1
When it comes to your own medical care, you call the shots.
I blogged on this topic and agree that the task force was not exactly on the right track. For my blog on these ridiculous new guidelines, visit
  • Wed Jan 13, 2010 · Like1

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