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Thank you for your response. I have not had a bone marrow biopsy done at this time. I did have a full abdomen sonogram and all organs were normal size. I'm 55 years old and my wbc has been runni...
  • Tue Feb 20, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm Brenda S B.
I, too, am a Christmas diagnosis Stage IV colon cancer fighter. Neuropathy in my fingers has been my biggest and most consistent side effect so far. I do several things that seem to help with it:...
  • Fri Feb 23, 2018 ·
I'm Julie L K., and I'm a survivor of Melanoma
I have been taking Opdivo since December and developed an itchy rash, too, which when untreated led to a blistery type of rash. I'm told this is a side effect of opdivo. I tried over the counter me...
  • Wed Feb 21, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Scott O.
Hi Jack, glad you reached out about polycythemia. I was diagnosed with polycythemia vera in 2007 at age 30. I am a more rare case due to my younger age. The fact that you were diagnosed before a “t...
  • Tue Feb 20, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Marilyn S S.
I've been reading articles about Berberine. They are saying it works along with Anastrozole as far as an anti-estrogen type pill. You can buy it over the counter or order it on the Internet. Any...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 ·
I'm Mr. Par, and I'm a survivor of Pancreatic Cancer
Thanks for your comments! It is good to know others might also be having diarrhea, Kat. I am almost the same age as you, Dale (age 69) with very similar side effects. Surgery and radiation are out ...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm Juanita A H.
What are the treatments for above cancers. Are there any trials out there? I am inquiring for my 80 year old cousin who will undergo palliative radiation to see if it helps her pain. She does not w...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Shana M S.
If you were stage 1, you need to ask what your relative risk is vs your absolute risk. You may be taking a hormone inhibitor and suffering and it might not be necessary. I was stage 1 and had a l...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 · Like1
I had the same treatment as post #1, but I elected to have the stem cell transplant last September to make the remission longer. So far I am doing well my counts are good and I only take 10 mil of...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 · Like2
Hi, I'm ATR
Jarvis - I was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer in June 2016. My Gleason score was 9, and it only goes to 10. Aggressive and advanced. My deep and tedious research had me take all of the abo...
  • Mon Feb 19, 2018 ·

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