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Flomax - how long does it take for the drug to start working?

Posted 11 Nov 2016 by sailpanther 1 answer

undergoing prostate cancer radiation therapy, have urinary retention

I am a professional singer undergoing radiation for prostate cancer. I have been taking bicalutamide

Posted 14 Apr 2016 by vdunson 0 answers

... with my treatment.as prescribed by my doctor, which includes forty five days of radiation therapy. Halfway through my treatment I began to experience unusual hoarseness and throat congestion, which effects my vocal performance. My voice is raspy, and I am unable to hit higher notes within my ...

I started Forteo 6 months ago and had radiation therapy for a malignant lung tumor, are my risks f?

Posted 6 Apr 2016 by rossie13 0 answers

For getting osteosarcoma increased? I was told the radiation went thru part of the spine and lower ribs. I don't really want to stop the Forteo as I was told this was my last option to help my severe osteo. I have had several stress fractures in the past 2 yr including 4 lumbar, 3 pelvic, a ...

Barium Sulfate - Going to have 20 consecutive days of radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Would a rec?

Posted 31 Jan 2016 by Ulrick 1 answer

Would a daily rectal insertion of BaSo4 suspension prevent damage to rectal surface by scattered gamma rays, which results in irritable bowel syndrome?

Radiation Therapy - Completed10 radiation sessions looking for tips on how to cope w esophageal burn

Posted 27 Feb 2016 by Thorapearl 0 answers

... and stricture. I have the magic mouthwash. It helps but need to get more fluids in any tips?

Why do my glands under my jaw enlarge when I drink or eat?

Posted 21 Jan 2016 by virginia 2016 0 answers

i had radiation therapy i july 2015 for a cancerous thyroid nodule.

Herceptin - what if I dont have the treatment what are the % of it stoping the cancer comming back?

Posted 6 Dec 2015 by stormy59 0 answers

i had a lumpectamy instead of a masectomy pls excuse spelling my surgeon told me that all the cancer was successfully removed and i only had to go through radiotherapy not kemo i was told i had the her2 gene and a very agressive cancer so i was prepared to go through with this then i had to see an ...

Can digoxin cause severe tiredness?

Posted 1 May 2015 by tinatspoon 1 answer

my mum has a rare cancer of the thymus gland and has, in the last year, had chemo and radiotherapy. At the same time she has heart failure and takes bisoprolol. Toward the end of last year her oncologist decided to drop the strength of her bisoprolol and add digoxin in the mix as she feels ...

Respected Sir, I just want to know about my GF. Few months ago she told me I've blood cancer and?

Posted 29 Nov 2014 by Rahul_89 3 answers

... tumor in stomach and it's gives me pain every day that's why I will go next month for my treatment in France and there I will do my therapy like chemotherapy and radiotherapy even she also told me that she has done this chemotherapy two times in past.. So I said Okay and you should do ...

Is dermoplast safe to use for hemorrhoids post brachytherapy to the pelvic region?

Posted 5 Nov 2013 by kitty7931 1 answer

I have completed brachytherapy, chemo therapy (cisplatin) and external radiation therapy - two weeks since the last external radiation treatment, 3 weeks since the last internal (brachy) radiation treatment and 3 weeks since the last chemotherapy treatment. The side effects of the radiation ...

How I coped with radiation therapy?

Posted 24 Feb 2013 by meyati 7 answers

Hi. I learned some things that I'd like to share with you. I only had nose-face radiation, but I listened to the techs and doctor and learned things that could help everybody. I'll dispel some myths too- Radiation isn't a new thing-my father had it about 1954-55 and he didn't ...

Will this affect my medical care for cancer?

Posted 29 Mar 2013 by meyati 3 answers

I'm having my 2nd appointment with my team leader, and one of the lead counselors wants to sit in. I finished radiation in Feb, and they said they wanted to sit in with my next appointment with the radiologist. I told them -No- it's the end of the radiation-and I need to focus on what the ...

Would U believe that my skin is already healing from the radiation?

Posted 15 Feb 2013 by meyati 9 answers

I can't believe it. I had my last blast on Tuesday. It seems like my body knows that it's all over, and already the red is going away. Some skin is flaking off. I've had 3-4 days off before bc of holidays and the 4 days caused because of the over burn and ulcers on my lip-inside and ...

Norditropin - My daughter is starting her GH treatment next week. Can anyone tell me how long b4?

Posted 29 Mar 2013 by Katlynn 3 answers

... they started to feel the effects? She has no natural GH as her pituitary was damaged during her 4 brain surgeries and radiation therapy to treat her Bain tumor. Our dr told us the GH has a wonderful wellness factor. Since my daughters GH levels are <-.0001> our hope is that the GH will ...

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