Freaking out and need some hope. CA125 jumped from 27 to 800 just 4 months after frontline.
Kathy in Seattle USA UPDATE THURSDAY 6/28: MY ONC CALLED LAST NIGHT WITH THE SCAN RESULTS. HE SAID THE CA125 OF 870 WAS ALARMING BUT HE EXPEC...
2nd line started with CA rising like crazy! Need some hand holding.....
My CA125 had risen to 870 on June 25; on the day of chemo, just 3 weeks later July 13, it was around 1642....
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A candid comment on cannabis
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Low-carbohydrate diet plus walking to reduce metabolic disturbances caused by ADT.
New study from Steve Freedland below. " The objective of this study was to test a low-carbohydrate diet ( LCD ) plus walking to reduce androg...
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After a first episode of strong fatigue in September 2016, I was quickly diagnosed with Hashimoto ( TSH of 7 at the time, and TPO of 122, con...
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How To Communicate this “Bad News?”
Hello all, Our Oncologist called me and told “ severe, advanced progression of boney mets. ” ( Pet Scan results )....
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New to site, 'treat as ' PMR rheumatology diagnosis July...struggling already
Referred back to primary care; 15mg pred for 2 weeks, reduced to 12.5mg for 2 weeks then to 10mg for 2 weeks....
Lu-177-PSMA-617 update- (4 weeks after 1st treatment)
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Jan 2018 first dexascan was normal. Yet, my dear Rheumy wanted me to take Fosamax....
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Advice please: how do people manage their reflux medication while taking antibiotics?
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I know that many people have never heard of this type of CT scan - I think this webpage webmd.com/heart-disease/cor......
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Everything was going well - platelets were increasing and my steroids were being tapered then this past June my platelets dropped all the way...
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