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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 ...

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 ...

Which pharmacies provides Recombinant flu vaccine?

Posted 6 days ago by vansam 0 answers

For patient over 85 years old. They have just finished radiotherapy.

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 ...

Nausea/Vomiting - I have nausea and vomiting after radiation, cannot eat for 2 days. Any advice?

Posted 2 Jan 2018 by Auntielou2 2 answers

I am approaching the end of radiation therapy and need to keep my weight up. Foods smell and taste bad. I need to eat. Zofran does not help.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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

Posted 14 Apr 2016 by vdunson 1 answer

... with my 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 ...

Do you offer financial aid for those in need. Finished radiation, for prostate cancer. Need Rapaflo?

Posted 7 Feb 2017 by hipster30 2 answers

I just finished radiation therapy for prostate cancer. My urologist wants me to take Rapaflo 8mg. l am unable to pay the cost. Does your company offer financial aid?

Dry mouth from radiation treatment?

Posted 19 days ago by Jo Carlson 0 answers

I have dry mouth due to radiation treatment for my throat cancer. It killed my saliva glands. I do the miracle mouth wash, hard candy, plenty of liquids. I need more ideas please.

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