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  • Possible late side effects. - please help and share your experiences and comments

    is it late side effects.

    Dear Macmillian Community Last year I was treated for a Stage 1 Seminoma, which consisted of removing one testicle with a tumor (measuring 48mm) and one single high dose of carboplatin which was both preventative and to also treat two further suspected tumors in each of my abdominal lymph nodes (measuring <1mm each). I' was relieved to hear...
  • Community News Blog

    Guest post: "Look forward to tomorrow"

    Self-employed Stuart Godfrey, 57, from Essex, lives with his wife Susan and two children. Having worked in the film industry for 32 years, he’s travelled the globe. In December 2014 he was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus. Here's his story. Education, marriage, a mortgage, holidays, families; we all have a basic list of life experiences...
  • Testicular Cancer - my journey

    Three month monitoring - great news!!

    A week ago I went for a series of tests in advance of my first follow up appointment at the end of November - this would be three months after I completed my second round of carboplatin. I had a blood test, CT scan and chest x-ray. All very efficient, was in and out within a couple of hours - nice work Sussex County Hospital... Had the meeting yesterday...
  • Cancer, Me and Them

    Christmas Wishes

    Crikey?! It is nearly December. I am almost at the end of 6 months of intensive treatment. Twelve weeks of harsh chemotherapy and four weeks of chemo-radiation. 2015 has definitely proved to my well our annus horribilis. This time last year I was looking forward to Christmas as I always do...I adore Christmas. This year is different. This year it...
  • Macmillan's cancer information

    Pancreatic cancer awareness month

    It's a busy time of year for cancer awareness as November is also pancreatic cancer awareness month. Around 8,800 people are diagnosed with this type of cancer in the UK each year. In this blog, our editor Elissia gives you some key facts about pancreatic cancer, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, and where you can get more support. What...