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Hi, I'm Betti
On occasion some breast tissue may be missed even with a mastectomy so they are just covering the bases that way. Sit down and discuss the options with your team, gather the pros and cons and if s...
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Hi, I'm Cheryl
I recently had an MRI stereotactic biopsy after a DCIS diagnosis and I can give you more details about it if you would like. I know some people like to know what they are facing even if it is chal...
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  • about 4 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Joan M M.
I was on ansstrozole and my fingers got so stiff and achy that I couldn’t knit or type. Then tried another but couldn’t tolerate it. My body just ached. I was Stage 1 and had 16 rounds of radiat...
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  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Carolyn J H.
Someone posted that they were using an ointment (I think) to relieve leg cramps. Can you tell me what it is? I am taking magnesium and other vitamins along with staying hydrated.
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  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 ·
Thanks Betti!
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  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm JOANN M S.
Just adding comments regarding Gastroparesis. Diagnosed with stage 4 small intestinal cancer in April 2018 and had 5 treatments of chemo before surgery and 6 after. Gastroparesis went away after s...
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  • about 6 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm John E B.
I lost my taste buds the week after I stopped chemo.That was 4 months ago. When will they come back? By the way I can taste liquids just fine just not solid food.
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  • Sat Feb 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Wendy D H.
My neuropathy also is almost gone. A combination of Lyrica, Gabapentine and Accupuncter
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  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 · Like2
Hello All, Has anyone had radiation therapy as part of their treatment after a mastectomy? I thought that it wasn't necessary. However, my breast surgeon strongly suggested I have a consultation...
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  • Tue Feb 12, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Maryann F M.
I have had nothing but trouble with side effects and how my body does not handle chemo treatments for breast cancer. My onc. is working with me on all the troubles I am having, and reducing the do...
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  • Sun Feb 10, 2019 ·