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 what is a good gift for someone who just finished chemo & radiation?
my mom just finished chemo & radiation. we were taking her out to dinner & wanted to get her a gift. what would be a good gift? she is 59 & had breast cancer....


 Is there a certain kind of chemotherapy treatment that doesn't cause hair loss? If so, what is it called?
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 ARE THE SYPTOMS FOR CANCER ALwAYS..........&&&&?
LOST OF WEIGHT OR fever??...


 blood types?which blood types do you believe to be the rarest?
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 i just smoked a cagar I am 14 will i get cancer. i have smoked 2 times before?

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i forgot to mentoin after i was done smoking it felt like i swollowed somthing and it was stoke in my troat so i drank water and it felt wierd is this ...


 Is it true you can get mouth cancer is you smoke cigarettes wrong?
Hmm.. it sounds ridiculous and I don't even smoke but someone I knew said it and I don't believe it.. But is it true?

Thanks

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 My dad is in late stages of cancer - please help?
My dad (72 yrs) was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of months ago which spread to the brain and its been very distressing seeing him go through radiotherapy and all the effects of the disease....


 my mum is very ill and i don't know what to do ?
my mum has liver cancer and am only 15 i don't know what to do no one tells me what is going on i don't find out that shes going to the hospital till the day she goes i ask my dad if she ok ...


 Gifts for a child with cancer?
My friend has a 9 month old going through chemo and I'd like to get her a toy or something to play with while she's in the hospital. Or if not a toy, any other ideas?...


 what are some organs that are involved with lung cancer ?
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 I'm 19, is it possible for someone my age to have BREAST CANCER?
my left breast has been hurting me and i think i have a cyst (at least i hope its just a cyst)....


 PLEASE i am asking you to pray?
My friends mom is at the doctor RIGHT NOW and today, she will find out for sure if she has breast cancer or not!
she does not have a lot of money and needs alll of your prayers! please pray a ...


 Non smokers, What have you done? You have killed a culture and increased the sale of tranquilisers by 20%?
Cancer deaths are rising. What have you done? Are you nuts?
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Source. The Times.. Today....


 Do you anyone who has died from Cancer?
What age, and what type of Cancer?...


 Should I be better safe than sorry about.....?
having dreams where I am being diagnosed with some illness or even cancer. Should I worry about this? I don't have any symptoms I feel perfectly health. It is too weird and many times I wake ...


 my dad has cancer they say two years left what do i do too make sure the last two years is good?
im scared about all this going on !he seems like its nothing!!...


 I just found out my older sister's cancer is gettig worse. I want to be with her but what's the best approach
We have always been pretty close even though there ia a 11 year age difference. I just lost another sister last February to an auto-immunne disease and she was only 55.
This sister recently ...


 My mom's Breast Cancer Stage IV question?
the doctor said she was already incurable :(( does it mean she will just die??

pls help

right now she is just continuing her chemo's and checkup's and med's
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 I have cancer, How come im not worried..?
I recieved my results few days ago, and have been told that I have an incurable lung caner. I have no smoking, history, I work out regularly (2 to 3 times a weeK). Im 22 ut for some reason im have no ...


 Skin cancer age 13?
Is it remotely possible to get skin cancer at age 13 when your in the sun maybe 15 min every few days?...



flower
question about jades cancer?
i know this is gona sound a little bit stupid but ***** doctors given her a liver transplant and removed the other infected cancer parts instead of just saying its terminal? surely there was something they cud have done???
                      








Tom J
Oh, i knew this one guy who had jade cancer and he turned solid jade the next day......


**Emma's baby boy due 26/09*
She has cervical cancer so what would removing a lung do to help her??


jokeprof
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Rachel B
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There comes a point at which there is nothing they can do. There's no reason she should receive special care just because she's in the public eye. I respect her for getting money out of this for her sons, but tbh I think she's taking it too far, she's milking it and it slightly sickens me to see her cancer sold for media attention when there are so many who suffer without making huge amounts of money off it.


confused
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When cancer has spread through your body LIke Jade's you are doomed. A transplant will not help her now, she wil, die from this disease, I feel for her - though I do not like HER- i just hope she manages to find peace within herself before she expires.


jareyn2002
Keomo and radiation is what they gave me.


Angel
I agree with Maddy, why is it that in England you have to wait till you are 25 for a test, but in the rest of the UK, ( Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland ) it's 20, we all live in the UK and it should be the same for everyone,


Scissorhead
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It spread through out her body rapidly theres nothing they can do .


starlight
no because it her blood thats infected aswell, it is carrying orgnanism around her body which is spreading the cancer to all her other organs, its an interesting thought though. i dont think its stupid at all


Johnny
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I think it has metastised into several organs now. They have removed one tumour already.


sweetie
no the drs know what there doing once its spread so far there is no cure


the CODfather
im annoyed at the fact that SHE is so special...if i ever get it i doubt elton john will give me his £1m dollar home for my wedding and after the whole big brother thing ...i dont see how 'sorry' earns you this


OrthodoxyParodoxy
No because the cancer is in her bones. You can't transplant bones. Also multiple organ transfusions are not always viable.


spyro
It's not just as easy as that though. If only it was.

Pretty sure the doctors looked at all the options before they decided there was nothing they could do. It is there job after all.


Derke N
There are limits to what surgery can achieve when cancer has spread around the body. Doctors know from experience that when a cancer has spread to so many other areas of the body that it will already be growing in other areas. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are used to stop the spread. And if the combination of surgery and these therapies haven't worked then there is little more they can do.


D D
The doctors didn't 'just say it was terminal'.
She was diagnosed with cervical cancer that spread very quickly (metastisised ) throughout her body via blood, lymph and organs and has received the best medical treatment available in Britain today. A prognosis of 'terminal' is the last sentence a doctor wants to tell any young person.
Nothing else can be done that they are not already doing to make her last days as comfortable and pain free as possible.


blackgrumpycat
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If cancer is caught early enough, there is always hope that the cancerous cells can be destroyed. Unfortunately once it spreads it can be very difficult to treat. I don't know the full extent of Jade's cancer. Just giving her a liver transplant would get rid of any cancer in the liver, but if it is in her lymph nodes, bones and elsewhere, there is little they can do. If chemotherapy and radiation treatment doesn't work, then nothing can be done to stop it. It is desperately sad when anyone is terminally ill from any disease.


MADDY
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what makes me so angry about all of this is... You are all missing the point! jade may have been saved if she had the cervical screening test that would have detected it alot sooner and may have saved her life! I blame the government for trying to save money by now refusing to screen women under the age of 25, if they had done that when I was younger i would be long dead by now, as it happened to me when i was just 21, so ignore all the advice you are given by the government and pay private to get yourself screened! it will cost you less than a night out on the town and will save your life!


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