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Hi, I'm Tamara
Hi I’m dealing with the same but mainly in my leg and arm !! But I feel bloated and like I’m retaining fluids all over my body ! And the pain is awful, you may want to go get physical therapy, I al...
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  • Wed Dec 11, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Kim Hanson
Hi all my pain and slight numbness in fingertips happened 2nd to last chemo treatment. Saw naturopath she put me on 10 grams l-gluthamine daily and 500mg of Alpha Lipoic Acid. Both of which are nat...
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  • Tue Dec 10, 2019 · Like2
Hi, I'm Steve E. J.
I would go with Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. They took good care of me and in remission almost 3 years. They have a whole floor 36 beds isolated for MM patients. I did tandem stem cell transpl...
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  • about 3 hours ago · Like2
Hi, I'm LAWRENCE L L with stage 4 melanoma
Question for Ben Bernal's poster: What was Ben's status when you posted on 10/2/2019 and what happened between then and your notice of his death on 10/24/2019 (22 days later)? Did he get a chance t...
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  • about 5 hours ago · Like2
Hi, I'm Melanie S.
I had DCIS, LCIS, and infiltrating lobular carcinoma 7 years ago. Triple positive. Mastectomy, chemo, radiation, Herceptin. I took Tamoxifen for about 1 1/2 years. I had much anxiety about taking i...
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  • about 12 hours ago ·
Hi, I'm Betti
I had Osteopenia prior to my BC diagnosis. It got somewhat worse with treatments so my Oncologist gave me 3 options and had me discuss it with my primary care doctor. He recommended a generic Fos...
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  • Fri Dec 13, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Dave
There is a patient care package from the makers of Erbitux. You will have to ask for it if you haven't already gotten it. Ask the attending nurse for it at your next infusion. The package comes wit...
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  • Wed Dec 11, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Kim Hanson
I got it in the middle of my chemo. Oncologist said fine as long as I was well. I have breast cancer though so as other posters have said talk to your oncologist as they know you and treatment. I a...
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  • Tue Dec 10, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm CAROL A Z.
I have been on Letrozole since July if 2018. I endure the joint pain and stiffness and insomnia because the drug is taking care of the cancer. I am constantly fatigued due to poor sleep each and ev...
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  • Tue Dec 10, 2019 ·
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My husband is on opdivo also. No itching but symptoms of lethargy and just no overall drive to do anything. Have you experienced this? Also just a shrug from the dr. Are you still having success...
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  • Mon Dec 9, 2019 ·

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