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  • vpassmore has replied to a post on the message board

    Sorry you are experiencing so much. My opinion is...talk to your doc AND get a second opinion. My first oncologist told me my tumor was inoperable. The second said it was operable,but,with some really bad senarios from the surgurey it's self. Third surgery consult popped that baby out with not too many limitations from the surgery,no big disfigurement. Not every doc has the best answer.I went to Moffitt Cancer Ce...

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      Hospice is differnt in some areas. We have a young woman staying with us with tounge cancer. Hospice has been wonderful! She has very much improved on the pain scale and the antiinflmmatory helped so much. Talk to your doctor about it.  She is on morphine as well as  metadone for pain. Hospice takes care of the whole family, not just the patient. We are w/ Pinellas county hospice.

      November 26, 2011 view post
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        Sometimes you have to ask for that support. Find a support group for survivors....they will best know about that blast of emotion that come out after an ordeal like this.

        November 10, 2011 view post
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          On Oct 01, 2003 12:00 AMeric_s_4wrote: My wife is fighting this cancer and I'm her husband, she is so strong. Now we have 2 small kids and my wife wants to speak with someone who understands what she is going through. Please send me a message if you are close in age and have a similar situation. My name is Eric. Thanks, P.S. Don't be hesitant, there is strength in numbers. I have had colon ca twice, the first...

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            On Nov 08, 2011 4:40 PMMissyMwrote: I was diagnosed Aug 26, and have went thru 5 1/2 weeks of chemo and radation. The tumor has shrank some and I an scheduled for surgery on 11/29.  Ive been really blessed with all the test results which showed nothing in liver or lungs but still do not know the stage.  The surgeon said will not know until gets in there and remove it.  After surgery, Im ...

            November 10, 2011 view post
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              Has any one had good results from chemo only treatment for stage 3, recuurant tongue cancer?

              October 07, 2011 view discussion
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              Colon Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Pharyngeal Cancer
              Alternative Treatments, Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trials and Research, Diet, Surgery

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