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posted by moss54
04 October 2021

Lung cancer, brain tumours

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi my name is mossie, has anyone here gotten brain toumours after getting lung toumour
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posted by IrishHiker
05 October 2021

Buddy system?

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi I was wondering whether or not you have the ability to set up a "buddy system" for folks. I have an MPN, Essential Thrombocythemia and it would be nice to connect with someone else who has the same diagnosis.
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posted by pauliii
03 October 2021

Stomach Cancer

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hello all, My husband, 43, has been diagnosed with a stage 4 gastric Cancer last week! We were shocked as he had no symptoms other thank an occasional heartburn. We were told it was probably caught early given his young age, no symptoms and general good health. How I wish that was true! Last week the scans showed it has spread to the abdomen area and we were told it is no longer operable! Here I am writing to you desperate! We have three kids age 12 and under (youngest is 1.5). We are both foreigners living in ireland for 15 years now and have no family here! I am terrified of what is to come 😱😱😭😭😭
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posted by pauliii
03 October 2021

Stomach Cancer

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hello all, My husband, 43, has been diagnosed with a stage 4 gastric Cancer last week! We were shocked as he had no symptoms other thank an occasional heartburn. We were told it was probably caught early given his young age, no symptoms and general good health. How I wish that was true! Last week the scans showed it has spread to the abdomen area and we were told it is no longer operable! Here I am writing to you desperate! We have three kids age 12 and under (youngest is 1.5). We are both foreigners living in ireland for 15 years now and have no family here! I am terrified of what is to come 😱😱😭😭😭
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posted by Hector87
28 September 2021

Bowel problem

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi all im new to this For the past 9 months ive had a niggling pain in my low left abdomen i went to a GP twice to be told try ignore as it doesnt sound sinister. Recently in the past 2 weeks ive noticed blood in my stool. I go regulary every day no change in bowel habits just the constant niggling pain which is bareable. Im very worried it could be cancer. My stomach also gurgles a lot and i pass a lot of wind Has anybody any similar experiences if so please let me know.
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posted by YvonneS
05 October 2021

Leaking from Pelvis following Lympnode removal during Radical Hysterectomy

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi All I was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma in June and had a Radical Hysterectomy, during the surgery Lympnodes were removed from my pelvis for biopsy. My medical team advised that there may be some leaking from my pelvis and vagina following this procedure because my body will be trying to redirect the lymph fluid. This did happen, it started 3 weeks after surgery and lasted for 7 weeks, I'm a poster lady for Tena right now, both pads and incontinence pants. The leaking stopped all of a sudden with horrendous pain 3 weeks ago and then I experienced a discharge from my back passage for a week, again thankfully this stopped and all was going well until yesterday. The leaking has started again, every time I stand up the fluid runs out of me, I have worn 5 pads between 10pm last night and 9am this morning. A lot of info but I'm wondering has anyone else experienced this leaking following removal of Lymph nodes. I'm in for a CT scan tomorrow as I had a serious UTI in the first 4 weeks since surgery and the Medical team want to ensure there is nothing else going on, this is peace of mind but the leaking and wearing of incontinence pants and pads is soul destroying. I don't know anyone else who has had to have a Radical Hysterectomy due to Cervical Cancer so can't find any information regarding leaking of fluid. I'm 14 weeks post surgery so feel that my recovery hasn't really started yet, 1 step forward and 10 steps back. The leaking may not be common post surgery so any information would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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posted by trishabc
28 August 2021

Newly diagnosed and options

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi, I got a diagnosis of DCIS in my right breast this week. It's a very large area so the surgeon is recommending a full mastectomy. I know I'm very lucky to have caught it early but it's still a big shock. I'm going to get reconstruction at the same time but unsure which is best. I was wondering if there's anyone out there who's had the DEIP flap done or the implant and how did they get on? Thank you
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posted by Olivia
21 September 2021

Stage 3 Breast Cancer

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi I found a lump in my breast about 6 weeks ago and was diagnosed yesterday with Stage 3 breast cancer and was told is an agressive type. I was quite surprised as I thought I had caught this early but I had also been down to my doctor with excruitating back pain and before I was diagnosed he thought it might be arithis. I had been waiting for a scan for my back but now the cancer has been diagnosed I am awaiting on a scan on my back to see if it has spread. Just wondering has anyone been through anything similar.
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posted by Hector87
28 September 2021

Bowel problem

Hi all im new to this For the past 9 months ive had a niggling pain in my low left abdomen i went to a GP twice to be told try ignore as it doesnt sound sinister. Recently in the past 2 weeks ive noticed blood in my stool. I go regulary every day no change in bowel habits just the constant niggling pain which is bareable. Im very worried it could be cancer. My stomach also gurgles a lot and i pass a lot of wind Has anybody any similar experiences if so please let me know.
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posted by aliceculli
21 September 2021

Hello I'm Alice I'm new here

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hello I'm Alice I'm new to this site I'd like to talk with people going through cancer the same as myself I'm 68 and this is my second time going through breast cancer, Just looking for new online friends
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