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  • Forum Post: Re: What Treatment Should I Take. (Decision Time HELP :)

    Thanks for the reply guys. It's definetly one cycle of BEP. I was just going over my CT scan results guys, and I noticed something. It says that residual thymic tissue is evident. What does that mean? I researched some sites and it says that it could potentially be abnormal. Any input is...
  • Forum Post: Vein Problems after Carboplatin given in the arm/ exhausted from chemo

    Has anyone gotten 1 high dose of Carboplatin in the arm instead of a port? My husband had his chemo 7 weeks ago and the veins in the arm they used swell alot and get hard It seems the more he uses that arm (of course it had to be his right one) the more the vein swells. He was hammering this weekend...
  • Forum Post: Timescales - when to expect to have treatment

    Hello, I was wondering if someone could help me with the sort of timescales you are looking at re treatment for TC. If it is early stage (probably stage one) and op + radiotherapy were the treatment suggestions, when would you expect these two things to go ahead after diagnosis, and when also would...
  • Forum Post: Re: Is the cold cap worth it and chemo questions

    Hi Jo, I am glad you found my post helpful. My hair is still looking good and is about shoulder length now! I am planning on having it cut and coloured soon at Tony & Guy as they have staff trained in hair care for cancer patients. I know it will be mega expensive, but your hair can be totally...
  • Forum Post: Question Regarding Incision after Orchiectomy

    Hello everyone has been so helpful in other discussion on chemo vs radiation. I wasnt sure if I should have added this to that or started another discussion. My husband had his surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago. Has anyone experienced larger swelling at the bottom of the incision (on the abdomen) kind of like...
  • Forum Post: Chemo vs Radiation Stage 1 Seminoma after Orchiectomy

    My husband just had his right testicle removed with stage 1 seminoma. It has been three weeks and they say it was contained. There were also no tumor markers. He is 43 yrs old. We are not worried about fertility. And we have an elementary school child. We have experience with other type of cancer in...
  • Blog Post: Let’s get physical!

    Christmas went as quickly as it arrived, but may have left some of us with annoying extra pounds (stares at stomach in shame). We all know that any kind of physical activity goes a long way to making a positive change to our lives, but did you know that exercising during and after cancer treatments...
  • Forum Post: My brother just diagnosed

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this site as my brother came back from the hospital today diagnosed with testicular cancer. They are operating on Monday. My little brother is called Alex and he is 19 years old. He is incredibly talented, kind and loving and is about to start university in September...
  • Forum Post: What to expect post op??

    My grandad is currently fighting oesophageal cancer (9cm tumor with lymph nodes) and is having an op next week. He has had chemo which has made him weak and is now about to have the entire gullet removed and his stomach moved into his chest cavity! I have done some reading into the op and i think i have...
  • Forum Post: Re: My dad has oesphageal cancer and im findng it hard to cope.

    Hi to everyone whose responded to my post. Just to let you know my dad went to hospital today to have a camera put down his throat to see how the operation went. Hes been given the all clear from throat cancer and im so relieved and excited . just wanted to say thanks for the advice and support...
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