PeggyRCC

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The Never-Ending Cancer Guilt Trip
December 18, 2015
Dear BeYOUtifulNEway, THat is a shocking story and one which is far more common than anyone realizes. THis also cries out for giving EVERY patient complete set of tests, lab results and so on, so that they can raise questions in the discussions with far more information. At the very least, it gives the patient greater confidence in the process which they have gone through and thereby, perhaps a willingness to accept the recommendations. In your case, a terrible miscarriage care and of justice, I would supoena all the records, both from the surgeon and the pathologist. It is essential that you and your family understand where the mistake arose, and if this might have any bearing on your health for the future and that ...

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The Never-Ending Cancer Guilt Trip
December 17, 2015
Eek, how can I make my photo smaller?

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The Never-Ending Cancer Guilt Trip
December 17, 2015
I have survivor's guilt, as I went from a Stage IV kidney cancer diagnosis with a general life expectancy of about 18 montns. The sheer luck I had in finding a good surgeon who was also a kidney cancer researcher led to my treatment with the first and fundamental immunotherapy, high dose interleukin. THat was eleven years ago, and I take no medications, nor do I struggle with ongoing side effects, can travel and work. When I realized that I was so lucky, and that so many others were in such terrible condition, I felt guilty to be doing well. Though I felt guilty, I also thought I was qualified to help others understand their options and the research that was going on. ...

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