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  • Forum Post: Sex/Fertility Questions relating to Chemo (Temozolomide)

    Hi, My (male) partner is currently undergoing chemotherapy (temozolomide) for a brain tumour. We have been vaguely told that we must use barrier contraception to avoid a) risk to me from possible transmission of chemo into semen, and b) risk to a potential unborn child if I were to get pregnant...
  • Blog Post: What happens when you have a central line or a PICC line?

    Chemotherapy, blood tests, antibiotics, intravenous fluids – if you’re going through cancer treatment, you may feel that you’re constantly having to deal with injections and needles. An alternative can be to have a central line or a PICC line inserted. These are long flexible tubes...
  • Forum Post: New here & starting chemo tomorrow

    Hello lovely breast cancered people :-) My name is Katharine, I'm 35 and I was just diagnosed a few weeks ago, after I found a lump. After running every scan imaginable, I've been booked in for chemo starting tomorrow (eep), to be followed by surgery to remove the lump. So far I've been...
  • Forum Post: Disoloration of the Hands

    Does anyone have discoloration of the inside of their hands since they started Chemotherapy???
  • Forum Post: RE: peg fitted. 7 teeth taken out

    peg fitted on 9th sept. im only flushing it with water at the moment, chemo radio start 23rd sept. i have problems with my bowles for quite a while, been diagnosed with divervictiltus disease, which they are leaving for now, as cancer treatment is more important. cant have feeding tube down my nose as...
  • Forum Post: peg fitted. 7 teeth taken out

    having quite alot pain re-peg fitted... it's discharging alot also quite red around the site of peg.. been quite sick also very bad bouts loose stools... im cleaning it flushing it everyday. any advice on this please. chemo radio start once teeth healed..
  • Blog Post: So Far...

    So today is Day 10 of my 63 Day treatment plan... I'm now half way through week two and so relieved! It’s not been easy, but I’ve managed … I’ve been put on a course of Chemotherapy called BEP which is a 21 day course, the reason mine is for 63 days is because I’m...
  • Blog Post: The beginning..

    I decided to man up and go to the doctors... within 3 weeks and after 2 doctors appointments, an ultrasound and an appointment with a Urologist at my local hospital I heard those dreaded words.. We think its testicular cancer Jack, my life literally flashed before me.. I froze. I'm the sort...
  • Blog Post: A tough ride...

    Well Mum had her 2nd lot of chemo yesterday, at least she knows what to expect this time and she's not looking forward to it. It's been tough watching her suffer with the pain and sickness but I'm guessing a million times harder to go through it so I just keep smiling and telling her it'll...
  • Blog Post: About us

    my name is Jodie and my beautiful mum has been diagnosed with terminal Lung cancer. It has spread but to what extent were not sure the main tumour is in her right lung and we know it's in her lymph nodes above her left collarbone. She is having another CT scan next week so we may know more then....
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