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Hi, I'm Charlotte
I could either laugh or cry. I choose to find the humor in all things. I was traveling on the highway. My bag had become twisted while driving. I untwisted it. When I did I had output and no to...
  • Tue Oct 5, 2021 · Like3
Hi, I'm Connie
My doctors gave me some topical anaesthetic, I think it was lidocaine, to try and dull the pain. It took some of the edge off. Hang in there!
  • Mon Apr 6, 2020 ·
Hi, I'm Mrs H
I have recently diagnosed with Squamous Cell carcinoma of the anus during a routine colonoscopy.All the systems are go. Oct 14 I will start Chemo (2 rounds) and 28 days of Radiation. Needless to sa...
  • Fri Oct 4, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Danie
Martha JP thank you for responding. I also have squamous cell and done the same rounds of chemo and radiation. I’m waiting til the end of March to see if the cancer is gone. I hope I’m as lucky as ...
  • Tue Feb 5, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Martha J P.
Hi Becky. I'm glad you have started treatment, but sorry to hear that you are experiencing the aching. I'm not sure what could be causing that. The only time I dealt with body aches during treat...
  • Sun Oct 21, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Becky Gerla
I’m a 64 yr old woman preparing for chemo radiation in 2 weeks. I had a transplant 2018 and being on immunosuppressants enabled this cancer to occur. I’m very anxious and dreading this whole treatm...
  • Fri Oct 5, 2018 · Like1
Created Jan 11, 2016
The link provided herein gives great advice for how to get through chemo and radiation. The advice for care of radiation burns and getting through the day-to-day may also help some rectal cancer p... more