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Long term survivors out there????
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silvergirl38975 posted:
Hi there! It has been a while since being here quite often in the past. Jan here.....almost 17 years now and a stg 4. No recurrence to date. Just here to spread hope and encouragement if in need of it. Be well all.......Jan
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EML529 responded:
My mother was diagnosed. I'd love to hear about your experience.
 
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An_245904 responded:
Jan,

I would love to know what you did to keep the cancer from re-occurring. My Stage IV cancer came back after only 5 months and I am finished chemo again, but wondering what can I do to prevent re-occurrence? Any suggestions?
 
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grandmayaya responded:
Thank you for showing encouragement. I believe in half full but when you get bombarded by discouragement it eventually make you question what you believing for.
 
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minazena replied to EML529's response:
11 cancer survivor. Diagnosed with stage 13c in 2002. I feel blessed. Do not give up hope.
 
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Suzy56 responded:
Hi I was stage 3 in 1991, still cancer free. There is hope, I was almost killed with chemo, but I am here to say I was blessed with great doctors
 
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pleasehelp8 responded:
My sister in law was just diagnosed with stage 2 ovarian/uterous cancer. Had both ovaries and uterous, and lymphoes, and others removed. Going to get chemo soon, needs to go through chemo eight times. Any experience you can share will be greatly appreciated, particularly on how/what she can do to prevent the cancer from coming back. Thanks.


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