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Hi, I'm Sally B.
I just wanted to let anyone know that has developed neuropathy due to chemo in their toes and / or fingers, that I was able to get rid of mine by having acupuncture treatments. It took about 6 tre...
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  • about 3 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm chatterbox
I had bilateral surgery one year ago this week. My insurance has paid for reconstruction as well as cosmetic tattooing and will pay for my next procedure as well because its cancer related reconst...
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  • about 13 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Gina63
Reading all this is scaring the crap out of me . I see the surgeon on Tuesday I know I'm probably going to have to have my right breast removed. I read all the documentation that they gave me and e...
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  • Thu Jan 17, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Sally B.
Acupuncture cured the neuropathy in my toes and fingers. Maybe it could also help your body regulate the overheating as well. It's worth an appointment with a good acupuncturist to see what they ...
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  • about 3 hours ago · Like1
I'm Karen M., and I'm a survivor of Small Cell Lung Cancer
I have been denied twice for a pet scan from my oncologist. The insurance company claim I don’t have enough of the factors or criteria for this. So the dr ordered a Mri and a cat scan. I’m not sur...
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  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Richard P
I get the same skin rash/itching when I get a shot for anemia. Aranesp. Some times I go a month without needing it. But it always comes back when I get the shot.
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  • Tue Jan 15, 2019 · Like1
I'm Barb DeGraaf, and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I had terrible itching during and after radiation. Once I finished radiation, I "borrowed" a prescription cream from my sister: Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP .1%. Itching stopped. Do ask you...
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  • Tue Jan 15, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Starla
I'm sorry to say that I still have cognitive impairment from chemo and its been 7 yrs. Like you, Hmoorepa I had to quit my job because I couldn't remember what to do or retain anything and I worked...
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  • Mon Jan 14, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
Does your treatment center have support groups? Mine has several for various types of cancer. Take care of yourself, Betti
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  • Mon Jan 14, 2019 ·
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Hi, I'm Pat
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Thank you. Sorry after reading the post I realized auto spell check made an error. I apologize. Don’t know how to correct error. Anyway I am hanging in there. I am blessed to have wonderful friends...
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  • Sun Jan 13, 2019 · Like4