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After 6 rounds of chemo and an unexpected 30 days of
After 6 rounds of chemo and an unexpected 30 days of radiation, my mother caught pneumonia. She was admitted to the hospital for 2 weeks and then spent 2 weeks at a rehab facility. She received no can… read more
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My wife has non Hodgkins lymphoma . She just has her fourth chemo treatment(estimated six total every three weeks). They just did a CT scan and we should have the results shortly. She has developed a … read more
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Sorry to bother you again. I'm feeling frustrated. Maybe
Hi Dr. David, sorry to bother you again.I'm feeling frustrated. Maybe this is just standard care for SCLC that started in April 2014, then dormant til October 2015, where it spread to her lymph nodes … read more
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My mom finished her 3rd cycle of chemo and just had an MRI
Hi Dr. David.... My mom finished her 3rd cycle of chemo and just had an MRI of her back and pelvis due to pain, which came back normal, no cancer, only arthritis. Today she got her PET scan results. D… read more
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We have chatted about my mom with SCLC that has spread to
Hi Dr. David, we have chatted about my mom with SCLC that has spread to her lymph nodes. I'm sure you remember. She's done 3 weeks of chemo, last week was blood work which seemed ok. This Thursday she… read more
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My Mom is and was just diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. She
Hello, My Mom is 69 and was just diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. She had a CAT scan and it revealed markings on her liver and lung. She had an MRI today to see if the markings is cancer (meaning it … read more
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Looking for help.. my sister 57 years old, had a mass behind
looking for help.. my sister 57 years old, had a mass behind her left lung and next to her aorta. she was diagnosed with lung cancer stage 4 (in her lymphth nodes) after a biopsy. she underwent chemo … read more
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My mom just had a resection of her colon yesterday and the
my mom just had a resection of her colon yesterday and the surgeon told us it spread to the omentum he saw 3 small spots...my question is he suggested to speak to oconlogist for chemo therapy. what wo… read more
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ONCOLOGY OR HEMATOLOGY QUESTION My mom has had 4 weeks of
ONCOLOGY OR HEMATOLOGY QUESTION My mom has had 4 weeks of carbo taxol chemotherapy ( 4 infusions, one every week for 4 week). At the beginning of her chemo # 4, her bilirubin was normal at 0.4 (had al… read more
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My mom has been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and
My mom has been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and was told they believe she has had pre leukemia for about three years. Mom is 76 years old and has Pseudoxanthoma Elastium (PXE) which took her… read more
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Follow-up regarding my mom who has pancreatic cancer...
Follow-up regarding my mom who has pancreatic cancer... Catch up: My mom has had 4 treatments of 8 treatments. She will have 2, then every 3rd week her platlet count is too low and she has to wait a w… read more
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Dr., Thank you for your last recommendations, my mother and
Dr. David, Thank you for your last recommendations, my mother and I got a second opinion at UCSF. To summarize her condition, she has been diagnosed with high grade soft tissue sarcoma and has 2 large… read more
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My mother has stage 4 lung. It was identified after
my mother has stage 4 lung. It was identified after detecting a lesion on her brain. We are trying to determine whether to go with Hospice now. She's had 3 rounds of Chemo. Started Chemo in July. The … read more
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MY daughter was treated for 1b1 cervical cancer with
MY daughter was treated for 1b1 cervical cancer with chemo/radium. Treatment stopped nearly 6 months ago. She has had a ct and an mri scan last week and get the results this fri the 17th August. They … read more
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My mother has colon cancer and currently has blood clots in
Hello - my mother has colon cancer and currently has blood clots in her lungs due to the cancer. They are concerned about the clots in her legs and are going to put a shield in her leg. Is this a stan… read more
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My mom was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer stage 3c last
My mom was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer stage 3c last month. She had a very successful surgery (hysterectomy I think) where the Gynae Oncologist removed 90% of the cancer. She started her chemo now. … read more
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I am desparate to find SOMEONE who can help my daughter
I am desparate to find SOMEONE who can help my daughter (21). She is a cancer survivor (NHL, large B cell) and has been cancer-free for almost 3 years. Her issue is persistent pain at the site of the … read more
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I am looking for a 2nd opinion for my 35 yr old daughter.
I am looking for a 2nd opinion for my 35 yr old daughter. Nov. of '08 she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, which had developed into 19 cancerous lymph nodes inher abdomen. She went through 1 round … read more
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