Started by Dikita Barnes in Solid Tumors (Neuroblastoma, Retinoblastoma, Wilms Tumor, Osteosarcoma, Ewings and other Sarcomos. Last reply by Dana on Tuesday. 3 Replies 2 Likes
My son was just diagnosis with Wilms Tumor... Just finished first round of radiation and chemo today.. ;(.... Sleep all day and night...when he waits up...throwing up and stomach pain.....Don't like…Continue
Tomorrow is my last day of class before summer starts. At 10:30 am, I'll be free. Well, not totally. I'm going to spend my summer studying for the PCAT (pharmacy college admissions test). But I'll at least get to see a whole lot more of my family, and I'm excited for that.
I've really enjoyed updating this blog, and I hope you've found it useful. I'd like to keep popping back in over the summer. If anyone ever has any questions for me just let me…Continue
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Today I want to discuss a few complications I had after cancer, and some that still even effect me now, 10 years later.
I had Stage 3 Wilm's Tumor at the age of 7. They removed my right kidney completely because the tumor was the size of a grapefruit.
After surgery and during chemo, I had a few complications with blockages. This happens when scar tissue builds up and causes blockages in your body. I had 3 separate blockages, and this caused me to have high…Continue
I don't have any known late-term side effects from my cancer treatments. However, I underwent two and a half years of fairly new, intense chemotherapy. They don't know exactly what the long-term results could be, and that terrifies me. I would never have it any other way, of course - without treatment, I would have died. Still, sometimes I find myself wondering "what if?" I think it's the biggest question on the minds of many cancer survivors, and that's why I'm going to address it…Continue