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by happythistle31 on Thu Apr 08, 2010 01:00 PM

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I am in remission-adenocarcinoma-have had chemo & radiotherapy-it's now 8 moths since my last treatment-since the various tests have proved negative. However I'v been advised if I have symptoms/changes to make contact with oncologist. Apart from difficulty in swallowing-what am I looking for.I feel good-enjoying life-happy-and want to do all I can to fend of this aggresive cancer. Any thoughts/advice would be appreciated-Thanx Dave.

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by vanslix on Sun May 02, 2010 11:32 PM

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Congratulations first of all in your treatment.  I think your first statement of "enjoying life" should be high on your list.  You may want to try a book called Anti-Cancer: a new way of life.  It has some prudent advice on lifestyle changes.

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by dazie1997 on Tue May 04, 2010 07:07 AM

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you can try  this book  http://www.payloadz.com/go/sip?id=1240359 Easy to Swallow, Easy to Chew Cookbook: Over 150 Tasty and Nutritious Recipes for People Who Have Difficulty Swallowing.

"This book is great. My husband has throat cancer, and was having trouble eating, especially with the treatments. This book is a lifesaver. I have tried four recipes, and they were all delicious, I would use this book, even if my husband didn't have a problem swallowing. "

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by mapesuma on Thu Aug 12, 2010 06:58 PM

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HI Dave

I had a stage 1 adenocarcinoma half way down my oesophagus in 2008 which was treated with an oesophagectomy which totally removed the tumour.

I totally agree with you about doing all that you can. I have changed my life quite a bit since getting cancer. The changes have helped me loads, hope they are of some help to you.

I have increased the amount and variety of vegetables, fruits, pulses and grains, and try to eat a rainbow! Have introduced things like millet, quinoa and sprouted beans and seeds. For protein I eat more chicken and fish, less red meat, though I still do eat it as I like it. Broccoli, berries and curcumin are all good anti cancers.

Exercise helps. I like nordic walking as the poles make walking into an upper body exercise as well as just legs and I prefer to be outside in nature rather than in a gym. I'm hopeless at sports!

Relaxation is good. I use tapes and go to an exercise, relaxation, visualation class. Healing meditation tapes are good too.

I believe that one of the most powerful anti cancers is being happy. Since having cancer I have completely re-evaluated my life and what is important to me, and am shocked at how much needed changing. I certainly found it a wake up call. It has knit my family together. I do things for myself much more now instead of always putting myself last. I am much more tolerant, do not get so cross or impatient and do not beat myself up with guilt over every little thing.

Also stay positive and believe that things will go as you want them to go.

Be happy.

All the best, Sue

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by robiks46 on Wed Mar 28, 2012 02:50 PM

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cannot find on wesite any suggestions?

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