Coping With Treatments & Side Effects

From chemo to radiotherapy to surgery, from a foggy brain to hair loss to itchy skin, swap tips and learn from others on finding relief from side effects
 

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  • Blanka_C
    GIVEAWAY!!! Win a pair of Confitex leakproof underwear, worth £29.99!
    Hello Everyone! We know frequent urination can be a troublesome and inconvenient side effect of can…
    Announcement Blanka_C 200 views 3 comments Most recent by MarieK
  • [Deleted User]
    Hair changes after treatment?
    Working at Live Better With I've been lucky enough to meet lots of our community members, and one o…
    [Deleted User] 138 views 4 comments Most recent by Alli123
  • Selina2010
    Controllable canever!
    Hi my name is Selina and I’m August 2018 I was diagnosed with my worst fear. I was back and forward…
    Selina2010 143 views 25 comments Most recent by Selina2010
  • Mikes
    Bladder weakness
    I have been battling bowel cancer since 2016. November 2018 I was diagnosed with secondary lung and…
    Mikes 9 views 0 comments Started by Mikes
  • Cheryl
    Can anyone give me any info re using turmeric or cbd to help with chemo symptoms?
    My husband has been diagnosed with cancer. He has a tumour at the junction of his stomach and oesop…
    Answered Cheryl 26 views 2 comments Most recent by Cheryl
  • vlas61
    How to improve my gut health
    My name is Vlasta Komac I was diagnosed with Multyple Myaloma a year ago spent most of the time i…
    Answered vlas61 21 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Sam
    Immunotherapy for small cell lung cancer
    I have been receiving immunotherapy treatments and had my first CAT scan today to see how my cancer…
    Sam 36 views 6 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Rolly
    Eating with no stomach
    Hello All Got a question re eating after total gastrectomy. Had op three weeks ago. Eating still di…
    Rolly 25 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Candyfloss
    Lung cancer
    I'm due to have half my lung removed tomorrow anybody else had this done how was it for you.
    Candyfloss 44 views 2 comments Most recent by Kenzie123
  • fifi67
    Sentinel node biopsy pain
    Hello! I am a 51 year female recently diagnosed with invasive breast cancer but thankfully early st…
    fifi67 64 views 5 comments Most recent by GrannyMosh
  • Val02
    New to group
    Hi, I’ve only just joined the group, was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer in may 2018 & ha…
    Val02 28 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ
  • JoGo
    Nausea
    Hi I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer 3 months ago. I am on Cape (oral chemo) but find na…
    JoGo 22 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Sunny139
    Breast cancer
    Hi my name is Pauline I found a lump on my right breast on 12 November went 2 doctors on 15 Novembe…
    Sunny139 212 views 19 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Tmac63
    When it all gets to much!!
    Hi am new to the forum, so hello. Am having a bad time dealing with everything!. I was diagnosed De…
    Tmac63 507 views 34 comments Most recent by NanaBubbles
  • System
    Any suggestions on transferring in and out of vehicle?
    This discussion was created from comments split from: Recent changes to the Community and Moving Th…
    System 4 views 2 comments Most recent by Zahrab
  • Roisin68
    Pertuzumab trastuzumab & docetaxel
    Hi, I had my 4th chemo last friday which was docetaxel. 2 more sessions left. Then radiotherapy ev…
    Answered Roisin68 163 views 13 comments Most recent by LouiseJ
  • spitfire
    Day 7
    Hi peeps on day 7 after first chemo feel absolutely awful can’t eat anything really bad stomach cra…
    spitfire 35 views 2 comments Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Jayttee
    Fatigue
    Hi I’m julie and new to the forum. I had breast cancer diagnosis in Dec 2016. Since my op and treat…
    Jayttee 47 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • Treez
    Fatigue
    Hi. I don’t have cancer but I do have fatigue. I have chronic asthma, sinusitis, diabetes, arthriti…
    Treez 38 views 3 comments Most recent by Untire_App
  • FlowerGirl23
    Arimidex .......
    Have been on this for 4 months....... bones are a bit sore and hair seems ti have thinned a little.…
    FlowerGirl23 34 views 4 comments Most recent by FlowerGirl23
  • Don
    Melanoma stage 3a
    Hi I'm new to this, is anyone on Tafinlar and Mekinist tablet treatment for cancer? I feel quite i…
    Don 61 views 5 comments Most recent by Norray
  • gjs
    ongoing fatigue
    5 years on from finishing breast cancer treatment (lumpectomy, chemotherapy, double mastectomy and …
    gjs 22 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • Bevcomp
    How can i get help with my young daughter ?
    Hi there I've just joined the community today , I have been diagnosed with breast cancer and have h…
    Bevcomp 22 views 2 comments Most recent by Bevcomp
  • spitfire
    Going to Work
    Hi peeps had first chemo for breast cancer Monday touch wood feeling okay run our own business bein…
    spitfire 35 views 4 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • spitfire
    First chemo done
    Well I have first chemo yesterday long day In at 9 for pic line then chemo started at three 10.30 g…
    spitfire 25 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Tina65
    Fec-t
    Hello new to the group..due to have my 3 out of 6 cycles of fec-t..finding it hard going. Feeling s…
    Accepted Answer Tina65 121 views 20 comments Most recent by Shirl3
  • Teresa68
    Post Whipple's procedure.
    Hello, I'm new to this forum, married and a mother of a daughter and son, (grown and flown scientis…
    Teresa68 45 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Julie
    Finished chemo 8th march
    Now got very dry mouth no saliva at all and metallic tasteanyone had this Also joints hurt and due…
    Answered Julie 37 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • spitfire
    Help
    Hi just wondered if anyone can help about to start my first chemo next monday and just wondered if …
    spitfire 41 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • karensread
    Steroids and swelling
    Hi my husband was diagnosed with lung cancer which has spread to his brain, he is on steroids at th…
    karensread 74 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ