SusanS

Posting since March 17, 2018

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Article Talk: A Hero in Cancer Advocacy
August 28, 2018
Just wondering why that reaction to Neulasta isn't better understood and acknowldged. On a scale of one to ten, it was a ten for me and it was the only part of all of my treatment that made me want to give up when it was at it's peak. I have anxiety attacks just thinking about it. Some of us just don't react to it well but there doesn't seem to be a way to manage it.

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Article Talk: Neoadjuvant Therapy Becoming More Popular in Ovarian Cancer Treatment
June 14, 2018
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Article Talk: FDA Warns Against Surgery That Can Spread Uterine Cancer
March 17, 2018
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This warning was published a few years ago, and here it is again. Why are these surgeries still being done this way? This has just happened to me. Hysterectomy done, adenocarcenima discovered in what was originally thought to be a polyp. No invasion outside the uterus. Lymphedectomy done a month later by oncologist, and visible cancer found in the peritonium. Doc felt it probably seeded from hysterectomy and grew that fast. Now I'm in chemo and radiation. I feel the cancer spread from hysterectomy. Why wasn't I warned this was a possibility? Why is this still done this way!

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