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Hi. I'm hoping someone will have some advice for me on how to lessen the pain from neuropathy on my hands and feet and now calves. My doctor is going to omit one of my chemo drugs which can cause neuropathy but in the mean time, this is no fun. [...]
I thought i would start a thread on the virus we are all facing so we can discuss any questions people might have? The current situation certainly illustrates the increasing importance of "virtual support" groups and "Telemedicine" Has anyone experienced clinic cancellations or other hardships? https://news.cancerconnect.com/treatment-care/the-coronavirus-and-cancer-IyhiEaXh90ebCLhyvjC9nw
Fri, Mar 6 1:48pm · @charles · Its Colon Cancer Awareness Month - You might find this articles useful
Thu, Mar 5 12:11pm · @luisa · From Dana-Farber: Lactose Intolerance -- Colorectal Cancer Risk?
Studies suggest that people who consume a lot of milk and other dairy products have a somewhat lower risk of developing colon cancer than those who don’t. But some people are “lactose intolerant” due to a deficiency of the enzyme lactase. As a result, they avoid consuming dairy. Where [...]
Thu, Mar 5 11:59am · @luisa · From Dana-Farber: Lactose Intolerance/Colorectal Cancer--Connection?
A number of research studies suggest that people who consume a lot of milk and other dairy products have a somewhat lower risk of developing colon cancer than those who don’t. But many people avoid or minimize dairy consumption because they are “lactose intolerant,” meaning they have difficulty digesting lactose [...]
Has anyone pursued a naturepathic oncologist doctor in addition to their treatment for neuropathy, etc. Can they really help. I am still doing the filfurinox treatment and have 2 more to go. My insurance does not have naturepathic coverage.[...]
Hi. I'm new to this group. I was diagnosed in late September with colon cancer which metastasis to my liver. I'm receiving chemo treatments every other week and doing better than I thought I would. I'm looking to find a diet plan that gives daily menus, recipes, and shopping lists. [...]
Would love to hear individuals experiences with PET or Animal therapy as part or an overall treatment and recovery strategy for cancer. https://news.cancerconnect.com/treatment-care/healthcare-is-going-to-the-dogs-and-other-pets-BNlhT_rIfUWki7MHpj8iyA/ C[...]
Hi All, I've just completed round 3 and started losing some hair in the comb. Actually finding strands of hair everywhere. I thought it wouldn't bother me, but it's a bit of a mess and I keep wondering how much I will lose. It seems complete hair loss isn't [...]
Hi All, I'm looking to hear your positive experiences with dexamethasone. I'm gearing up for my third round of chemo on Thursday, and I haven't had dexa yet. Last time I opted out because of the side effects. But I'm so over the nausea, and also the zombie state [...]
My name is Jamie and I had surgery last week to remove a colon tumor the size of my fist. I just found out a few days ago that the tumor tested positive for adenocarcinoma, which they also found in 3/40 lymph nodes they took. I'm recovering SUPER well[...]