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I'm CarrieMay, and I'm a survivor of Stage 3a Breast Cancer
Post #29, I used ice during my chemo on my fingers and toes and I got a little bit of finger and toe tingling, but that was it. Now that my chemo is over (finished two months ago) it’s all gone and...
  • about 20 hours ago ·
I would be concerned
  • Sun Mar 17, 2019 · Like4
I'm CHERYL E., and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
My diagnosis, test results and timing are very similar to yours. Everyone’s situation is unique and decisions are personal. They found microscopic ductal cancer cells in my margins from the lumpect...
  • Sun Mar 17, 2019 · Like2
Hi, I'm Bonnie R K.
Has anyone with hormone receptor positive cancer opted to remove their ovaries but skip AI’s? I understand AI’s further lower risk. I understand that the body still makes some estrogen even without...
  • Sun Mar 17, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Glenn E B.
Infusion nurse told me not to eat or drink anything cold for several weeks after chemo treatment. I tested it out and she was right.
  • Sat Mar 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Bonnie R K.
Thx everyone for your input. I am still waiting for the final results of my panel review (it’s a specialty panel that will give a second opinion) but I’m 99% certain I’m not going to do chemo. I u...
  • Sat Mar 16, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Bonnie R K.
Thx everyone for the input. I had a consult on Monday. There is research that shows external radiation may be slightly more effective than brachytherapy in women younger than 50 but the doc still f...
  • Sat Mar 16, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm GAIL P M.
I was on astrozole for 3 months. One night I developed severe pain in one knee and it got worse each day. I was actually crippled.My oncologist said get off and get quality of life. I’ll take m...
  • Sat Mar 16, 2019 ·
Lily E
I have found the brand Renew Life Women’s Vaginal Ultimate Flora Probiotic extremely helpful for dryness. I bought another brand when they ran out and felt the difference immediately. I was using t...
  • Sat Mar 16, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Maritta F.
I do the same as sublingual drops; CBD oil with low THC for daytime. 50/50 oil for the evening. Swallowing such small quantity of oil doesn't bother my stomach. I'm considering to start vaping in t...
  • about 10 hours ago · Like3