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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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  • 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 623 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 3 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 226 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 71 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 81 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 41 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 41 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 62 views 5 comments Most recent by Norray
  • gjs
    ongoing fatigue
    5 years on from finishing breast cancer treatment (lumpectomy, chemotherapy, double mastectomy and …
    gjs 32 views 1 comment Most recent by RobertA
  • 6Rogerian
    What to eat when on hormone therapy
    I have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer and am now wondering how to cope with the restr…
    6Rogerian 81 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 42 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 34 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 153 views 20 comments Most recent by Shirl3
  • jobose
    New to the group
    Hi everyone , I was diagnosed with Breast cancer last September .So happy to say that I'm all clea…
    jobose 51 views 2 comments Most recent by jobose
  • 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 72 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 62 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 52 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 83 views 1 comment Most recent by LouiseJ
  • Christina_C
    Small Cell Neuroendocrine cancer of the vagina
    Good afternoon- I am new to the site, somehow wandered here from google while trying to figure out …
    Christina_C 83 views 2 comments Most recent by Rosegarden
  • Hayley
    How can I cope better with waiting for results?
    I have just had my mammogram 2 years after finishing chemo. I have been waiting 12 days already an…
    Answered Hayley 74 views 7 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • Oconnorm
    Bowel cancer
    Thanks for letting me join had emergency op last Feb for stage 4 bowel cancer going for colonoscop…
    Oconnorm 482 views 57 comments Most recent by jacksprat_x1
  • Joanna
    Painful breast
    Hi all , new to this so here goes . Diagnosed with invasive breast cancer 2016 , had lumpectomy , c…
    Joanna 134 views 5 comments Most recent by Hayley
  • Karenoffrintonia
    Neuropathy from cancer drugs
    I am three years post bowel cancer but I have terrible neuropathy in my feet and hands. I a, on gab…
    Karenoffrintonia 148 views 4 comments Most recent by Barbara
  • Rambler67
    New here
    Hi All, I found this website today. Looking though, some people seem to be coping and others not s…
    Rambler67 82 views 10 comments Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • spitfire
    Cold Caps
    Anyone recommend these my consultant said no?
    Answered spitfire 41 views 1 comment Most recent by Sunshinedaff
  • SallyB
    'But you're OK now'
    I've had colon cancer. Lots of test resulted in a diagnosis in Feb, followed by a Right hemicholect…
    Accepted Answer SallyB 63 views 2 comments Most recent by RobertA
  • Patsypow
    pat powell
    Hi can anyone recommend a moisturiser for the soreness after radiotherapy and a shower soap. Will b…
    Patsypow 479 views 22 comments Most recent by Patsypow
  • Coogee
    A month after finishing treatment and still feel rubbish
    Hi I finished Chemo 4 weeks ago..3 rounds of FEC and 3 Docetaxel plus I'm having Herceptine injecti…
    Coogee 243 views 5 comments Most recent by Coogee
  • Norray
    Is anyone on trametinib and dabrafenib combination therapy for stage 3 melenoma.
    My husband is on this treatment and we'd like to know how others have got on with it and the side e…
    Accepted Answer Norray 23 views 2 comments Most recent by Norray