scared about recurrence

9 Posts | Page(s): 1 

scared about recurrence

by wanttiheal65 on Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:43 PM

Quote | Reply

how likely is that a person who's had cancer 5 years ago stage 2b adenocarcinoma of the cervix is to come back. I live every minute of my life scared with people wishing me good luck and I have survived 5 years and I plan to survive more and more. I recently got married and planning sometimes to end my marriage cause I know I am going to die because cancer is uncurable ..pls help

RE: scared about recurrence

by miraclegirl69 on Thu Feb 01, 2018 03:26 PM

Quote | Reply

Hi wantiheal65... We've been talking for a while now and I was sad to see this post.  We all have to remember that tomorrow isn't promised to any of us, regardless of whethr or not we have or have had cancer.  I believe we have to live life and love the people we love like there is no tomorrow... Please read Meghan Trainor's lyrics and take them to heart.  Rather than wrapping yourself in your fear and running away, you need to embrace every moment of like you have and every moment of love you have with your new man.  I've been thinking about you.. <3

Meghan Trainor Lyrics

"Like I'm Gonna Lose You"

[Meghan Trainor:]
I found myself dreaming
In silver and gold
Like a scene from a movie
That every broken heart knows
We were walking on moonlight
And you pulled me close
Split second and you disappeared
And then I was all alone

I woke up in tears
With you by my side
A breath of relief
And I realized
No, we're not promised tomorrow

So I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you
I'm gonna hold you
Like I'm saying goodbye
Wherever we're standing
I won't take you for granted
'cause we'll never know when
When we'll run out of time
So I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you
I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you

[John Legend:]
In the blink of an eye
Just a whisper of smoke
You could lose everything
The truth is you never know

So I'll kiss you longer, baby
Any chance that I get
I'll make the most of the minutes
And love with no regrets

Let's take our time
To say what we want
Use what we got
Before it's all gone
'Cause no, we're not promised tomorrow

[Both:]
So I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you
I'm gonna hold you
Like I'm saying goodbye
Wherever we're standing
I won't take you for granted
'Cause we'll never know when
When we'll run out of time
So I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you
I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you

Hey
Whoa

I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you
I'm gonna hold you
Like I'm saying goodbye
Wherever we're standing
I won't take you for granted
'Cause we'll never know when
When we'll run out of time
So I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you
I'm gonna love you
Like I'm gonna lose you

RE: scared about recurrence

by CalBear1974 on Thu Feb 01, 2018 03:44 PM

Quote | Reply

To lessen your anxieties about possible recurrence, please be aware of inositol hexaphosphate and the research conducted for more than 30 years on this substance by Dr. AKM Shamsuddin of the University of Maryland Medical School, Pathology Department. Here is what his website states: "The B-vitamin inositol and its derivative IP6 (inositol hexaphosphate) are ubiquitous in soil, plant seeds such as rice, corn, soy, wheat, sesame; and in all mammalian cells." 

Read his book "IP6 and Inositol" available through Amazon. You will find there are two manufacturers of the powder that you can take daily. My hunch is Dr. Shamsuddin would tell you to take 1 or two scoops twice daily in cold water on an empty stomach. Don't eat for at least 30 minutes. The less expensive IP6 comes from Enzymatic Therapy "Cell Forte IP6 and Inositol". Dr. Shamsuddin endorses "IP6 and Inositol Gold Powder". This choice runs $20 more usually for a canister. Allstarhealth.com or Jet.com have typically the best prices. Quality is equivalent. I have used both successfully for my cancer. 

You may also want to consider beta glucan. Dr. Vaclav Vetvicka of University of Louisville Medical School. He has an excellent book ("Beta Glucan: Nature's Secret") with testimonials at the end of the book. Like IP6, it is an immunomodulator that has potent effects on cancer. 500 mg. capsules for every 50 lbs of bodyweight. There is great variation in quality with this drug. Purchase Beta 1, 3-D Glucan (aka #300) from Transfer Point. I use it every day. I also take it on an empty stomach with Nature's Path reseveratrol (contains vitamin C) in accord with Dr. Vetvicka's recommendation. He does not endorse any product but I have learned that he only uses Transfer Point's yeast-based beta glucan for its purity and potency. You should become familiar with the website vitawithimmunity.com .

Please stop worrying about a cancer recurrence. With these 2 supplements you have significantly shifted probablities in your favor.

RE: scared about recurrence

by ToddlerFather on Thu Feb 01, 2018 04:12 PM

Quote | Reply

On Jan 29, 2018 11:43 PM wanttiheal65 wrote:

how likely is that a person who's had cancer 5 years ago stage 2b adenocarcinoma of the cervix is to come back. I live every minute of my life scared with people wishing me good luck and I have survived 5 years and I plan to survive more and more. I recently got married and planning sometimes to end my marriage cause I know I am going to die because cancer is uncurable ..pls help

Living is uncurable, every living being will die. Lots of people die of non-cancer causes, while having cancerous processes they didn't know about... now you know you have, but that doesn't mean you will die of it. 

Just keep swimming...

 

RE: scared about recurrence

by Madkat on Thu Feb 01, 2018 05:02 PM

Quote | Reply

You don't get to control this.  I speak from experience.  I'm all about control and BC through me for a hard loop off of my security blanket.  Are you considering leaving your marriage for you, because it's not fulfilling and it's not worth the fight? Or are you making that decision for him, because you don't want him to be hurt if this should ever happen again? That answers for yourself.  I will tell you that this mindset you have right now is a choice. I know it doesn't feel like one. But whatever is going to happen is going to happen whether you worry and are miserable every single day or you replace those thoughts with goals and plans and smiles, creating happy memories.  I know it isn't easy. I've been worrying about the same thing a bit. But how my days are numbered isn't in my hands. ~hugs~

RE: scared about recurrence

by Madkat on Thu Feb 01, 2018 05:04 PM

Quote | Reply

Thank you Miraclegirl69. I needed those lyrics today.

RE: scared about recurrence

by denver88 on Thu Feb 01, 2018 07:59 PM

Quote | Reply

Recurrence is on the minds of us all.  So first you, in my opinion, are normal with your feelings and seeking means to get control of them and put in proper perspective.  Recurrence is always there for most even when no current findings and in my case even when tumors are contained with concern of spreading.  I have no profound words of wisdom other than to say we are all in the same boat and do seek out others to discuss our issues and concerns to gain some solace and it works.  Let's face it, everyone with cancer has and is going through trauma and to not have deep feelings would be more abnormal.  I like others ride a roller coaster even when presented with good news and reassurance, so you are normal.  Feel great about your current situation as described and accept the victory you participated in.  Also understand that science is on your side and new and more effective treatments constantly come along and if, a big if, you have a recurrence take heart in that better containment is available than when your last episode.  I know this is the case with my treatment that has only come along in the past 6-8 years and is very effective and even now there is a more potent and said to be more effective treatment than I'm on (it is my backup if ever needed which provides a calming feeling to me). 

If you are like I am, you may like to play Internet doctor on cures and all types of what we feel are related issues.  Let me say too much on the Internet is posted in a very general manner and without details this can all become misinformation, I found that out when I brought articles into my oncologist, we discussed, and he included my facts into the articles and almost all didn't apply.  Note, everyone's case has some similarities but are different so focus on you, trust your oncologist and if not change, and nothing wrong with getting a second opinion if that helps.  I also find that folks get calm and inspiration from support groups, this also provides opportunity to help others.  I find reading and, if physically possible, exercise to be very therapeutic.  So, at first I went throught the shock of discovering my decisions, then went through treatment, and now live with my current condition and current anxiety but realize I am fortunate and strive to cope with the situation and understand I am not in this alone and the better I can "normalize" the more I help those around me.  So please take care and drop your thoughts here on ocassion.

RE: scared about recurrence

by Lesley88 on Thu Feb 01, 2018 09:56 PM

Quote | Reply

I believe worrying to be a useless exercise as it robs you of the here and know. When my husband was diagnosed with brain cancer we did not worry and it tuned out his was curable. When my mother was initially diagnosed with non alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver by her GP we did not worry just took action on her diet. 6 months later the specialist debunked the diagnosis. At any time we could have been hit by a car and killed. Would you rather 15 years of incessant worrying or 5 years of a good life. My mother spent her whole life as a worrier. She just passed away at 90.

Talk to your doctor before trying any supplements placed on this site. Some people simply use the site to promote useless products to vulneravble people.

Go out and enjoy yourself and your family.

RE: scared about recurrence

by Lespauldude on Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:03 PM

Quote | Reply

Spot on about the IP-6. There are many other natural compounds that offer you protection. This is a result of almost 9 years of extensive research that I have done since undergoing a Whipple operation. The best of all natural compounds is, without a doubt, Sulforaphane. Simply google that with the word cancer and you will see. It has gotten the lions share of research focus in the last 5 years. Truly amazing natural compound that is proven to be bio-available. It also is very effective in eradicating CSC's (cancer stem cells) whic are the "Rambo's" of the cancer cell types. They are what cause metastisis. Look to nature for help. You will feel empowered once you learn and gain peace of mind going forward. My attitude was, after surgery/chemo/radiation, that I refuse to just hope that this thing doesn't come back and not be proactive with my health. Reach out if you need more information.  

9 Posts | Page(s): 1 
Subscribe to this message board discussion

Latest Messages

View More

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