• Home
  • > Community home

Browse By Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Forum Post: Lost my Taid (Welsh for 'Grandad'). Devastated :( Far away from hometown.

    Hello all, I lost my Taid over the weekend to advanced cancer (12/7/2014) . It started around two months ago when he was concerned severe back pain that he was having. He found it hard to move. Over the course of a month, we found out that he had cancer in his spine, liver and an unknown primary source...
  • Forum Post: Advice for my mum

    I have joined the community today as my mum is now struggling to cope with caring for my dad and I wondered if there are any agencies that would be able to help her. The main problem is that he is having to go to the bathroom about every 10-15 mins and is too weak to get there himself (he will not...
  • Forum Post: Just found out mum has just been on pain killers instead of cancer tablets

    Hello My Mum had secondary bone cancer which her specialist believes has spread into her spinal cord. She has spent 1 wwek at Whiston Hospital, 4 weeks at Clatterbridge Hospital and has now been at a Hospice for 5 weeks. All her cancer tablets were stopped at Whiston Hospital and then we were informed...
  • Forum Post: RE: secondary cancer in bones, lungs, breast, spine and who knows where else!

    Hi cake lady ( love the name btw), sorry to hear of your situation too, I had my op in September yours is much more recent. I hope you're recovering ok, I found it took a while for the nerve pain and muscle pain to get under control but now I'm much more mobile. What's it like with the neck...
  • Forum Post: caring for my husband

    My husband fell & broke his femur on holiday about 6 weeks ago. They discovered a tumour later diagnosed as chondrosarcoma, rare bone cancer. Today we discovered he will probably lose his leg, & the implications are just starting to hit him. Not easy.
  • Forum Post: Re: lost someone really special to secondary bone cancer??? Xxx

    Hi nicola my names Claire (32) Glasgow I lost my dad last June to secondary cancer:-( My dad had liver cancer and had a liver transplant a year later feel broke his hip, He was saying for months he didn't feel right still lots of pain eventually doctors listened and done a scan witch found a...
  • Forum Post: Re: First Timer

    Hi Im also a first timer; not really sure why I'm here. My younger brother was diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer in January 2012. At that time he had secondaries in his lungs and liver- inoperable. We were all devestated, but he then had 2 years where he had chemo carried on working and continued...
  • Forum Post: [Edited by admin]

    [Edited by admin]
  • Forum Post: Lost 3 people in 12 months... what do I do now?

    So, I haven't ever written a topic / started a forum conversation before.. forgive me if I rant a little! Where to start? That's the real question... In 2007 my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 38. I was 16 at the time and it felt like my world was going to end. On...
  • Forum Post: Secondary breast cancer in my spine

    Hi, I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in my spine December 2012 and have coped well all year. But the last month I've been feeling very low and depressed. I take letrozole and morphine daily and Zometa to strenghten my spine monthly. Just wondered if anyone has felt depressed and could...
  • Forum Post: Help coping after losing best friend nearly 2 years ago

    I lost someone very very close and special to me on December 19th 2011! It's not far off her 2 year anniversary and I still find it incredibly difficult to get my head around. I miss her everyday and sometimes feel angry that it aha happened. Everyone told me that over time it would get easier but...
  • Forum Post: Mum passed away to Lung Cancer

    I lost my mum on my 20th birthday, 11th August 2013 to lung and bone cancer. Its getting more and more difficult as my dad isnt taking it very well and I hardly speak to my sisters. I've been trying to talk to my dad for the past few weeks but I can't seem to bring myself to tell him how i'm...
  • Blog Post: Surely there's hope..

    At the age of 15 i struggled to come to terms with accepting my mum had breast cancer, even though there was a cure for it. Now, I'm 19 and I'm beside myself wondering how I'm ever going to come to terms with the fact, my mums cancer is back, but this time also in her spine and pelvis with...
  • Blog Post: new post

    Just to let you know I have a new post on my blog about secondary breast cancer. You can read it at... www.writtenoff.net Thanks for reading.
  • Blog Post: loolabelles dad 2

    My dads being transferred to another hospital tomorrow for a pap (?) scan. He's then coming back to original hospital. The nurses are being wonderful. They're putting a bed in my dads room so my mum can stop tonight and tomorrow night. He's had loads of visitors which is really helping...
  • Blog Post: Loolabelles dad.

    I don't know if i'm using this site right. I've got blogs and comments all over the place. Sort of sounds like my family at the moment. My dad reacted to the news well on Thursday. on Friday it hit him. It broke my heart to hear him cry and say he had so much he needed to tell his 6 year...
  • Blog Post: Not what we expected

    My dads op was meant to be yesterday. After working in the morning I went up to my mums with my sister and 2 nephews. We'd just made a drink when my dad phoned us and said we needed to get there quick. The anaethetist said because of my dads history and the fact his 1 kidney is only working to...
  • Blog Post: Bad news

    We finally got the results of my dads bone scan. It appears there is a hot spot in his right femur. Basically its cancer thats come from his kidney. The doctor rang today to tell us and that my dad had to go straight to hospital to have pins put in his leg as it could break at any time. I'm sat waiting...
  • Blog Post: Mixed news

    We've had good news. It seems my dads kidney cancer isn't back. But the pain he's been getting in his hips isn't good news. We thought it was arthritis and that he would need a hip op but the scan was clear. There was no wear and tear on his hip. The consultant thinks its bone cancer...
  • Blog Post: Fluoride in drinking water osteosarcoma risk to young males 20

    A large body of evidence shows that Fluoride in drinking water is linked osteosarcoma and many other health issues . In a prepared statement provided to WebMD, Bassin says she "was surprised by the results." "Having a background in dentistry and dental public health, was taught that...
  • Blog Post: My dads cancer may be back

    My dad was diagnosed with kidney cancer four years ago. It was totally by accident it was discovered. It was also discovered he only had one functioning kidney, the other was like a shrivelled walnut. Of course the cancer was in his good kidney. He decided to have cryopathy, which was a relatively new...
  • Blog Post: mums fight

    Hi this is my first blog my lovely Mum has been diagnosed with terminal bone cancer 2 weeks ago, i love you so much mum, you are so brave, mum had a good day today and hopefully will get some sleep to night. going to see the specialist on monday love you mum xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Blog Post: date for chemo is here!!!

    Well I have my letter. I have to ring up Friday to see if my bed is still available and if it is I will be starting chemo...can't believe its here already. It had to be my and my hubbys 16th wedding anniversary...nice present ...not!!!! don't know how to feel. xx
  • Blog Post: My diagnosis

    Hi I just wanted to write a little on me and my diagnosis. About3-4 years ago I started having ans ache in my shoulder and arm. At first I thought it was just that I'd laid wrong in bed. Then a few months later I startd having deep chest pain on left side. I went to the doctor as it was keeping me...
  • Blog Post: Disillusioned with Chat...don't all attack at once!

    Hi folks, This has taken me sometime to put together because I know it is a sensitive subject so I hope I have addressed it correctly. In February of last year, I stumbled across What Now. It was at a time when I was feeling very low and alone. I’ve been living with cancer now since March...
Page 1 of 5 12345Next 5 >