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Coping With Treatments & Side Effects

Swap tips and learn from others on finding relief from treatment side effects, including aches & pains, hair loss, difficulty sleeping, nausea and many more.
 

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  • peter63
    I'm Here if Anyone Needs a Listening Ear
    Hi everyone, Just to say if anyone needs just to talk about everyday things or absolutely anything…
    peter63 65 views 2 comments Most recent by peter63
  • indigostar
    ONGOING CANCER TREATMENT
    Firstly thank you to everyone who connected to and with my question regarding on-line shopping. I h…
    indigostar 24 views 0 comments Started by indigostar
  • Suz01
    Radiotherapy
    Hi, My Aunt has been told that she will still have her radiotherapy, but instead of two weeks, it …
    Suz01 33 views 2 comments Most recent by LizzyB73
  • Trent333
    Chemotherapy is working
    hi I’m Greg.. I was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 ..I am a born-again Christian so I went on Faith …
    Trent333 32 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Ann1995
    Cannabis oil
    On my first session of chemotherapy could not sleep at all, now on second and not far away from thi…
    Ann1995 44 views 0 comments Started by Ann1995
  • Sharyn
    Worried&anxious
    Hi my name is sharyn. In dec 2015 I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer, had to have a masecto…
    Sharyn 335 views 8 comments Most recent by Sharyn
  • Mel127
    Soon to start chemo any extra precautions needed
    I have just been diagnosed with Bowel cancer for second time in 4.5 years, stage 3 & cancerous …
    Answered Mel127 52 views 3 comments Most recent by LizzyB73
  • PML263
    Am I worrying unnecessarily?
    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2016 - had a mastectomy and 13 lymph nodes removed in M…
    PML263 42 views 3 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • JanCab
    Extreme fatigue
    Hi I’ve had 4 cycles of chemo and due to a problem with my breathing I have only been allowed 2 dru…
    JanCab 74 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • Cloughie
    Damaged nails due to chemo
    My nails are all peeling away due to chemo. They look unsightly but also they are really rough and …
    Cloughie 177 views 6 comments Most recent by NanaBubbles
  • Kathy40192
    hair loss/thinning advice
    Hi I have had 3 round of Chemo Plaxo/Taxal , have been using cold cap. Lost lots of hair after firs…
    Answered Kathy40192 673 views 26 comments Most recent by Mog50
  • peter63
    Therapy, how do you feel about it????
    After a break away from seeing my psychologist due to holidays etc, I saw her on Thursday. We ha…
    peter63 34 views 5 comments Most recent by peter63
  • Nettie59
    Lonely
    Feel very alone in the evening especially. Lost my husband in January and found out I had bowel can…
    Nettie59 32 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Jaxy
    Stage 4 bc
    I was diagnosed with stage 4 bc nearly 7yrs ago. I found a lump in my neck in October 19 and I’m un…
    Jaxy 134 views 5 comments Most recent by Jaxy
  • Frankie1
    Non hodgkinsons Lymphoma
    Hello. My name is Frances and I have been diagnosed with Follicular Lymphoma. I had this mildly…
    Frankie1 37 views 7 comments Most recent by Chrisk
  • lollipoplady1
    Frustrated
    Good evening. I have had a very frustrating day. My husband has a retroperitoneal Sarcoma. Last…
    lollipoplady1 23 views 1 comment Most recent by jacksprat_x1
  • Sbuzz_66
    Prostate cancer and secondary bone tumor to spine
    My dad is 76 and has had prostate cancer for 10 years he has been on hormone theraphy and 3 monthly…
    Sbuzz_66 285 views 43 comments Most recent by Richswife
  • Mark
    Prostate cancer
    Hi my name is mark I am new to forums. I am 54 and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in November…
    Mark 114 views 7 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Richswife
    Brachytherapy
    My husband is to have brachytherapy. I’ve come on here to find similar cases so we can look at what…
    Richswife 11 views 0 comments Started by Richswife
  • Blue
    Out on a limb
    Hi my name is Ann, and five years ago I had Dukes B Bowel cancer, and I have had regular checks for…
    Blue 23 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Geniejeanpcqueen
    Oesophagal cancer
    I was diagnosed in Sept 2018. I had a stent in my gullet fitted in the October I had 2 sessions of…
    Geniejeanpcqueen 23 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Blakeysbutler
    Right lung removal
    What is happening in the void left by removal of my lung I am now 18 months. Since surgery and also…
    Blakeysbutler 25 views 0 comments Started by Blakeysbutler
  • hessom
    Breast cancer and Lymphoedema
    We recently published a blog post documenting (some) of Maureens journey with breast cancer and lym…
    hessom 246 views 8 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Jimjam
    Constipation
    Please any tips or hints dealing with severe constipation. Have drunk endless amounts of water stro…
    Answered Jimjam 359 views 9 comments Most recent by Deebee
  • Ann1995
    Diarrhea
    Hi Guys second visit to site had chemotherapy infusion three weeks ago just over then daily tablets…
    Ann1995 74 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • PositiveLady10
    Herceptin
    Has anybody else had their Herceptin treatment stopped because it has affected their heart function.
    PositiveLady10 62 views 8 comments Most recent by PositiveLady10
  • Gaz
    Dealing with resentment
    Hi Folks I’m new here so I’m not sure if the proper protocol. I’m experiencing resentment towards m…
    Gaz 105 views 2 comments Most recent by KarinSieger
  • PositiveLady10
    Tender scalp
    Hi,I'm due for my 2nd Chemo next week for breast cancer. I am still holding onto my hair at the mom…
    Accepted Answer PositiveLady10 333 views 24 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • dave4753
    cancer in the lining of my brain
    hi my first post so letting you know how I'm getting on, I got diagnosed Sept 18 with lung cancer, …
    dave4753 56 views 2 comments Most recent by dave4753
  • Bondgirl
    Hi. My name is Marjorie
    I have got breast cancer. ive had lumpectomy and nodes removed twice. ive tried to manage all of th…
    Bondgirl 63 views 5 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff