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... yrs ago now and still have some tingling in the fingers now and again. Lyrica is used for diabetic neuropathy and chronic pain where nerve pain is involved. It's DEFINTITELY worth a try. ... (4 replies)
... chance of surviving 5 years.... I went through multiple surgeries, aggressive regimens of neoadjuvant chemo and radiation and adjuvant chemo. ... (4 replies)
CHEMO Hangover
Jul 23, 2006
... lower back, hips, hamstrings, and buttocks. ... (2 replies)

... Well I went to see my surgeon, who just operated on my father for cc on Saturday. I told him about the blood I passed earlier in the week and he said he didn't know what it could be from, possibly surgery or something maybe. ... (4 replies)
... Take it one day at a time man, one session at a time. I DO HOPE you are getting some strong pain meds... ... (7 replies)
... LTD, every plan is different, and every person is different. MOST people AT LEAST have an STD program. After that, or depending on your work they may include and start from day one, you are entitled to FMLA if you are in the US. FMLA can last by law up to 12 weeks. ... (7 replies)
Burning pain
Sep 11, 2006
... Please help. My beautiful 80 year old mom has just been diagnosed with rectal cancer. She's had a colonoscopy and CT scan with possible spread to her liver. ... (2 replies)
... s or 4's have experienced this. Regardless of the significant chronic pain that I experience day in day out, this is something MORE. ... (8 replies)
... treatment down there in MD, but I'm a few states north. In the beginning I was assigned a nurse... I hated her. I said I wanted to change nurses. They said Ok and I ended up with the head of the Department. She and I got along much better. ... (28 replies)
Need advice
May 23, 2006
... FU. For your husband to tough it out and suffer the pain of the side effects thinking that this is making him stronger to "feel" that the drug is working is understandable. ... (8 replies)
Need advice
May 22, 2006
... rket, or enough studies for my onc to feel comfortable giving it to me. Instead, they put me on a "very aggressive regimen" of a triple cocktail given IV before and after surgery. ... (8 replies)
So Depressed
May 7, 2006
... like" and showed me to be a little more human. I too wonder these things almost every day! ... (11 replies)
... I need some support on how not to stress. Now I am off my soapbox and I will tell you why I am here. ... (3 replies)
... It is NOT in your head. Radiation and chemotherapy and healing times from surgery are different for EVERYONE. I am Stage 3C Rectal Cancer Survivor. ... (79 replies)
Just diagnosed
Feb 5, 2005
... etc. So, I kind of am a special circumstance. My tumor was VERY low, and this is the reason for many of my problems. I can't recall if your's is higher in the colon, or if it's rectal. ... (20 replies)
New to this site
Sep 2, 2004
... year old male who was dx with stage 3c rectal cancer last September. I too know what you're going thru as I had to donate my sperm to put on ice in case my wife and I decide to have another child. ... (9 replies)
... so close to the sphincters where you have an incredible amount of nerves, you feel it so much more when they do different things to attack the tumor. THINK, the pain you feel IS associated with KILLING that thing! ... (3 replies)
It's Beginning
Jun 30, 2004
... they do it because if YOU do, every time you lie down you displace the cups! I had 3 tattoos... one on each hip and one on my pubic area. These are just little dots so they know precisely where to shoot you with the radiation. ... (9 replies)
... His prognosis was not good at start of treatment as they considered his liver inoperable but after the chemo they were able to carry out the liver resection he needed. Follow up chemo and radiotherapy were precautionary. ... (5 replies)
... With that said, although I have had MANY side effects from how low the tumor was and removal of it, and radiation, etc. I have chronic severe pain. I am not alone, but there are some survivors who experience little side effects. Above ALL ELSE, remember, YOU ARE MORE THAN A STATISTIC. ... (22 replies)

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