Loading...

pipperpain's Recent CancerCompass Activity

  • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

    i can offer some encouragement as far as your spleen being removed.  my mother in law was born with a hereditary blood disease that has been passed on to her children grandchildren and great grandchildren.  it is prenounced sphereocytosis.  all relatives with this disease inevitably find it necessaryto have their spleen removed. my husband and 2 of our children had theirs removed around 8 years old.&nb...

    February 27 at 1:50 PM view post
    • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

       quit arimidex and aromasin and was put on shots that have NO side effects for me.  i've been where you are and truthfully i could only mention you forgot the knee pin which wasx the worst for me.  good luck

      February 22 at 7:57 PM view post
      • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

        i was rxd with stage 4 b c  three yrs ago.  i can relate to her extreme tireness.  please tell her to hang in there.  bacause now i feel great. i get i treatment a  month and feel cold the day after.  that is my only reaction to the treatments now.  please tell your mom to hang in there .   i did not have surgery, they don't do that for stage 4, but i did the chemo and&nbs...

        February 22 at 7:49 PM view post
        • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

          thank you

          February 22 at 7:38 PM view post
          • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

            would a walker help support her? or a portable bedside potty? i am stage 4 b.c. and i know the weak feeling. i was diagnosed 3 years ago yesterday and i am doing really well.  i am a seamstress and remember looking at my sewing and feeling the needle was just to heavy to liftduring my chemo treatments.  unreal but true.  that was during my major chemo, your mom's weakness will hopefully pass ...

            February 17 at 7:13 PM view post
            • pipperpain has created a new message board discussion

              yesterday marked 3 years since my diagnosis of stage 4 triple positive breast cancer.  i am doing extremely well like i'm not sick at all and getting about doing all my own things.  Just bought a new car.  i wanted to share this for anyone newly diagnosed  and to cheer anyone up who my be feeling down.  keep your chin up 

              February 17 at 7:05 PM view discussion
              • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

                thank you  this answered my question with wording  i could understand.  thanks again

                January 06 at 2:21 PM view post
                • pipperpain has created a new message board discussion

                  can anyone explain the difference  between pat scans cat scans and bone scans.  why cant 1 scan do it all

                  January 04 at 5:58 PM view discussion
                  • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

                    thank you for the response.  i thought diaper rash syptoms and got out the cornstarch never expected it to clear so quickly .  it was almost gone in the am.  thanks again

                    December 09 at 8:35 PM view post
                    • pipperpain has replied to a post on the message board

                      i have been stage 4 for almost 3 yrs and i am d oing very well. it isnot as scary as it used to be. i know i've been where you are.  the new meds are amazing  good  l uck 

                      November 29 at 1:58 AM view post
                      Loading...
                      Load more activity
                      Loading more activity

                      About pipperpain

                      Patient
                      Breast Cancer
                      After Treatment, Alternative Treatments, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Treatments, Chemotherapy, Emotional Support, Side Effects, Spiritual Support

                      i am a stage 4 breast cancer patient. rxd in feb 2011. Finished 18 weeks chemo, 1 yr herceptin. I'm 59 a widow (my husband died of a massive heart attack the night of my first chemo treatment, he was gone in a heartbeat) I have 3 grown children, they help when they can 1 lives very close. My last scans showed i was doing remarkably well as the cancer seems to be shrinking. Its the only thing on me that's shrinking i've gained about 10 lbs on the herceptin.

                      We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.