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Hi, I'm Joanna Bayer
I've been 2 years post chemo and still having trouble with my nails. Like the others, I did have pain with my nail beds, and lost most nails during chemo. Since then, I've slowly been growing them ...
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  • about 2 hours ago · Like2
Hi, I'm CYNTHIA S.
Hi Angie, Yes it sounds like a nerve(s) is onvolved. Do you have burning in that area? As well as pain? Usually burning is a sure sign of a nerve being involved. After my lung surgery, my entire le...
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  • Sat Nov 9, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm CarDell M.
I am in my fourth month of Vidaza (Chemo) treatments. So far a very small improvement, but the Dr. said to stay patient. I am on oxygen 24/7 and my HCT is now 24.9. My HGB is 8.5. I understand ...
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  • Sat Nov 9, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm CHRIS A C.
I had stage 3 metastatic squamous cell carcinoma with an unknown primary. I was treated Surgry with 35 weeks of radiation and no chemo. The bloody throat did not go away until about four months a...
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  • Sun Nov 3, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Debbie
It sounds, what I have. Did you have side effects . My tongue still stings & my nose & throat still have mucus, which makes it hard to swallow & breath. It’s going to be 3 months after chemotherap...
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  • Wed Oct 30, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Robert L G.
I am post #8 update. 2 months since my last post to this discussion. Completed my treatment 9 (10 is in a few days). Have noticed sleep issues and wondering if anyone else has as well? Tired and sl...
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  • Mon Oct 28, 2019 · Like4
I'm McKenzys Medical Updates, and I'm a survivor of Head and Neck Cancer
My daughter was diagnosed with HNSCC and had lung metastasis at diagnosis. She did 10 rounds of chemo, radiation to the skull base and then tried pembrolizumab when she progressed again. She had ne...
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  • Sun Oct 27, 2019 · Like1
Regarding post #9, Empower yourself. Read. Read. Read. Side effects were mentioned to me however, I research everything. They gave me a patient portal. In the patient portal I saw a graduation cap ...
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  • Mon Oct 21, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm JohnDavid
Hi everyone. I haven’t been back here for a bit. I start Xofigo Friday. I’ll watch for swelling. I will also ask about Provenge. I know immunotherapy is on the table for me. I’m also glad to hear a...
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  • Tue Oct 8, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
It must be something new as I haven't heard of it.
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  • Mon Oct 7, 2019 ·

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