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  • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

    I was able to get benefits due another condition he had, heart disease. I am glad you are taking but action. You will help many. My husbands oncologist a consulting doctor with city of hope that they were not related.

    November 05, 2014 view post
    • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

      Too late for him but my friend husband just passed with complication of kidney failure and was a vet. I will pass this along. My Dave finally 6 months before he died received a pension for heart disease which was on the AO list. So he died with some acknowledgement and recognition, some satisfaction that he suffered from his service.

      May 31, 2014 view post
      • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

        He is trying to take care of you I guess knowing he won't be around to do it. I think just let him and praise him for his efforts. Help him feel like a man still. I was very angry the last month or so not at him but at all the little things, dropping a glass, late to work, out of milk, etc. he said to me why are you so mad at me and angry all the time. I told him I am not mad I am scared and that actually helped I ...

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        • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

          Yes I agree. My husband now has hospice. He is dying from the colon cancer. He literally drank from pools on water in the busk that had been sprayed or had drainage from agent orange. Yet he was denied. They really didn't even look at the medical reports. You would think that since most men develop prostrate cancer in their later years, even if it slow growing and doesn't need treatment that the data would be skew...

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          • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

            They denied it. But approved his heart disease for a small amount 10 precent I am thinking of appealing.

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            • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

              Sick starting hospice. He ended up in the hospital with uncontrolled diarrhea and nausea.

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              • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

                Thanks for your reply. He is Lao afraid that they will end his treatment due complaining of side effects.

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                • crissy2937 has created a new message board discussion

                  I knw it is new, but, has anyone had experience with Stivarga? My husband has just started it and is feeling pretty sick. Christine

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                  • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

                    My heart goes out to you. My husband has been treat now for over 3 years with stage 4 colon cancer. Even with treatment we have had many adventures and travels and great times with family. Hopefully his.system will respond well to the treatment and he will enjoy his life everyday. You are in my prayers. It is a roller coaster ride of emotions. Please find a friend you can share your feeling with so you can support...

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                    • crissy2937 has replied to a post on the message board

                      What treatment are you taking now? What stage is your cancer?

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