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  • 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: MacMillan Christmas Balloon at One O'Clock

    MacMillan - we need a balloon that could help fundraise & help us. Christmas is coming & so many of us have either lost someone close or is helping someone close to us fight this disease, so why is there not the MacMillan balloon which is released at one o'clock on Christmas day to the...
  • 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: 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...
  • Forum Post: Brave face cracked, need a friend in Nottingham

    Hi, My name is Angela and my husband has advanced kidney cancer. We live in Cossall, Nottingham with our 5 year old son. I've been dealing with it all fine or so I thought but I've been bottling so much up that I cracked last week and am now a bit of an emotional wreck. I feel that I shouldn't...
  • Forum Post: ARRANGED UK MEETS - WALKERS GREAT TRIPS INFO -ALL WELCOME

    Hi All I was discussing with many in the Chat room last night that some of us would like to arrange some UK wide meet ups. Whilst we appreciate that some cant travel too far and also money is tight I have contacted Walkers to try and get them to support us in our ventures by offering one off codes...
  • Forum Post: Are there any other Gay/Lesbian patients/relatives etc on here?

    Hi All Wondered if there were any other Gay/Lesbian patients, partners, carers, relatives, friends etc on this site. Have you found it harder/easier being Gay/Lesbian with your diagnosis. Have you been forced to "come out" with your sexuality because of your illness. Have you lost...
  • Forum Post: Dealing with FINDING OUT YOU HAVE CANCER!

    From oldgit > Hi Matt > > Recently diagnosed with early stage Prostate Cancer, and have just read your 10 tips. On the first reading they have put everything into perspective, and hopefully will help me discuss the "C" word. > > Whilst awaiting the start of treatment due...
  • Forum Post: *******FREE PRESCRIPTION FOR ALL CANCER PATIENTS*******

    I HAVE JUST RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING REPLY FROM NO 10 TO EARLIER PETITION - READ AND BE AMAZED! Monday 24 November 2008 Cancer4free - epetition response We received a petition asking: “We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to allow free prescriptions for cancer patients.” Details...
  • Forum Post: DOWNING STREET PETETIONS - SIGN AN ALL ENCOMPASSING PETETION NOW!

    We all know the inequality that surrounds the receipt of tretament / drugs as a result of The Governments "restrictive financial criteria" and it's interpretation by local PCT's resulting far too often in the refusal to supply drugs / treatment purely on the grounds of COST! You...
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