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Living with Breast Cancer / Mammogram panic
« Last post by jfox90 on January 16, 2019, 03:09:09 pm »
I had a mammogram today of my one breast because I felt this weird bump in it during my last check. Thedoctor said she diddnt think it was anything but it should be checked. The mammogram went fine, but then the tech for ultrasound came in. I showed her the spot where the lump was nad she focused in on it. I could see that she was sorta measuring it, so there was definitely something there. They said they will call me back tomorrow, but I am freakign out! My worst nightmare is coming true. I don't believe breast cancer runs in my family, but how far back would I have to look?!
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Cancer Prevention and Risk Factors / Re: Skin protection
« Last post by juliakay3 on January 14, 2019, 10:12:04 am »
hi Chloe, tanning beds can be really detrimental to skin I have freinds who still tan even though I went through skin cancer which is surpising to me. I am not sure of any ways to turn back the damage, but make sure she stays away from those things, and is really careful about future sun exposure. If you or her spot any weird spots definitely get them checked out.
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Cancer Prevention and Risk Factors / Skin protection
« Last post by cholea26 on January 04, 2019, 03:36:48 pm »
I recently found out that my daughter is usng tanning beds and im so nervous she will develop cancer. Should I make a doctors appointment to get her checked to be proactive? Also does anyone have any good creams or vitamins that could help reverse some of the downfalls of tanning?
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Living with Prostate Cancer / Need some input
« Last post by Kathy on January 03, 2019, 03:40:22 pm »
My husband has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is 61 years old and other than this he is in pretty good shape, and it hasnt spread anywhere. Psa was 25, recommended treatment plan is Hormone therapy (for 2 years) and radiation.  If anyone has went with this plan are you glad or regretful?
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Living with Lung Cancer / Re: CBD?
« Last post by happyholly on January 02, 2019, 10:43:50 am »
Sorry I am a little late to the conversation, but CH recently posted this, and I thought it may be helpful!
https://www.cancerhealth.com/article/cannabidiol-common-questions-answered
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Living with Colon Cancer / Re: Is fitness effective?
« Last post by Maddie459 on December 27, 2018, 11:45:24 am »
I hope everyone is having a great holiday season this year! Pauly, maybe a good way to stay motivated is making this our new years resolution. There's no better time to make a new goal or dedication, and commitment to staying active would be a great one! Hope everyone has a happy new year  :D
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Living with Colon Cancer / Re: Is fitness effective?
« Last post by emma817 on December 18, 2018, 04:45:32 pm »
My father had that issue alot when he was going through chemo. What motivated him was finding a partner. He often times had a friend or family member (myself) go on walks with him. This not only distracted him from his legs wanting to collapse from the tiredness, but also kept him pushing. When picking a partner they should be your cheerleader. Someone who knows not to push you to much, but keep you motivated when you feel like giving up. Good conversation helps too!
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Living with Colon Cancer / Is fitness effective?
« Last post by pauly on December 18, 2018, 12:14:57 pm »
Im told that staying active while going through colon cancer treatments is one of the best ways to recover. However, the effects of chemotherapy have been giving me fatigue and not motivating me to want to exercise. Anyone else having this issue and can give me suggestions of how to help. I have always had motivation problems so i need creative ways
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Living with Lung Cancer / Re: CBD?
« Last post by Jo_Jo46 on December 17, 2018, 03:51:07 pm »
I was reading up on this as well. CDB is the ingredient in cannibis that does not get you high, but has great benefits for nausea, anxiety, and could possibly help fight cancer. I think you should deifnitely giv eit a try, and see how you like it, it worked wonders for my husband durig treatment
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Living with Lung Cancer / CBD?
« Last post by Michell01 on December 12, 2018, 12:40:50 pm »
I was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung cancer and just my luck its inoperable. I am starting chemo next week and have been reading up on things that can benefit me when going through this. One of my children lookinginto CBD and im wondering if anyone has ever found use of this? Not thrilled on the idea of it once I found out what is was.
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