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  • Forum Post: exome sequencing?

    hi everyone, I have posted a few times on here. My mum had breast cancer 11 years ago aged 51, and has lost 2 sisters to breast cancer who were in their 40's. Mum was diagnosed with colon (stage 2) & ovarian (stage 3) cancer last July, and is now palliative after the chemo to shrink the ovarian...
  • Forum Post: Re: Mum's ovarian cancer diagnosis mystery

    So sorry to hear about your mum. My mum (also 68) was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in November. However the only symptom she had was a large tummy, due to the tumor, so she was able to start the chemo fairly fast as she felt completely fine. Well I say fast, but really it was several weeks once they...
  • Forum Post: Want your thoughts - 10min online survey

    My name is Natalie Seebeck and I am a student at the Lo ndon Metropolitan University studying Psychology. As part of this course, I am conducting a research project on people’s beliefs towards their illness/health condition and related treatment. You have been invited to take part in this study...
  • Forum Post: tooth loss, is it chemo?

    hi everyone, mum is palliative, and had 3 cycles of chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, which unfortunately was unsuccessful. She has lost one tooth, and is about to lose another one. Could this have been the chemo that has caused this. She is on morphine and oramorph medications.
  • Forum Post: mum didn't make it, what help is there?

    sadly my mum lost her battle with cancer in November and i'm struggling with the loss. I can't find local help, what should i do? my GP isn't being very helpful even though i have chronic depression. Any advice would be so helpful, Thank you all Kit xx
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird..A phone call from DLA!!!!!!!!

    Yes the phone rang this morning and this little voice on the phone informed me that I don't need to appeal my case for mobility because my GP sent in the DS1500 form and that I have been granted the full care and mobility for the next three years. Now the Bird has many hidden talents has you know...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird...next chapter

    Well guys today was scan day and off I went to have the thorax, abdo and pelvis looked at to find out what is going on...am I worried...no not really because what will be will be and me worrying myself stupid will not change the results, so I shall put all my energy into fighting these tumours. So at...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird...re: An aploogy

    I may be wrong but the blog titled An apology sounds like my ex has written it and it seems to coincedentle that it isn't. I agree that all of us need support but writting an apology is like closing the stable door after the horse has bolted and I went through hell and back again ALONE because my...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird....one down!!!

    Hi guys...just a quick up date on my DLA, after having a weekend of total despair and lack of sleep worrying myself stupid over loosing almost £200 a month as from next month, my Mac nurse Mike was on the phone to tell me that my GP who is an amazing lady and knows me very well has done this particular...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird..dying but expected to work

    This goverment are clamping down on people who are defruding the system, I am all for these fakers being caught and punished BUT cancer patients who are dying from their desease are being vitimised. I had to go to a work focused interview, if I didn't I could have lost my Incapasity benifit, they...