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by pennycsf
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-CSF
Topic: Calendar 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 974

Re: Calendar 2019

Meant to say, I love the April photo.
by pennycsf
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Cancer treatment
Topic: Tumour in the bladder - treatment in France
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Tumour in the bladder - treatment in France

Barbara posted the message below and I have started a new thread to be sure that readers see the post and can respond easily. Postby Barbaradb » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:12 pm Hi, I’m new to this forum and am wondering if anyone had any experience of dealing with this type of cancer. My diagnosis of CIS (...
by pennycsf
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Cancer treatment
Topic: Tumour in the bladder
Replies: 20
Views: 2297

Re: Tumour in the bladder

Hello Barbara Thanks for your post. I have no personal experience of the treatment of your type of cancer in France however treatment, albeit not identical, is broadly similar and I can see no reason why your treatment, ie. checks, should not continue. I am sure that you have made all the appropriat...
by pennycsf
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: Vitamin and other supplements - risks
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Vitamin and other supplements - risks

There has been a report on the BBC recently about a man who became ill after taking green tea supplements and required a liver transplant seemingly as a direct result. This has been followed by an article about supplements, their benefits and possible disadvantages. See here: https://www.bbc.com/new...
by pennycsf
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Breast cancer
Topic: Muscles may help in cancer recovery
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Muscles may help in cancer recovery

This article may be of interest. The associated research study to which it links is also fairly easy to follow. The study took place in the USA over a long time period.

https://www.care2.com/greenliving/stron ... ancer.html
by pennycsf
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Coping and support
Topic: The Breast Cancer Cookbook - tried and tested!
Replies: 0
Views: 106

The Breast Cancer Cookbook - tried and tested!

The Breast Cancer Cookbook by Professor Mohammed Keshtgar When my wife was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the most important things was for her to continue to eat well, with an appetising, nourishing and varied diet to boost her immune system during the long haul of cancer treatment....
by pennycsf
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: In Memory
Topic: Trudi Tompson
Replies: 2
Views: 433

Trudi Tompson

Trudi grasped life with vigour and it is with great sadness that I learned of her passing a few short weeks ago. I will always remember her as a lovely, bright, positive, intelligent and funny lady, a delight to be with and an inspiration. I first met Trudi at a CSF coffee morning back in 2013, full...
by pennycsf
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Flu jab and chemo treatment
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Flu jab and chemo treatment

When people are undergoing chemotherapy, their resistant to infection often becomes very low and they need to avoid close contact with anyone who may pass on coughs and colds. Fortunately the flu vaccine does not give you flu, but should someone in mid chemo have the jab? According to Cancer Researc...
by pennycsf
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: In Memory
Topic: Tony Ward
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Tony Ward

Christine and Colin have kindly made a donation to CSF in memory of Tony who passed away recently in France. They say: "Tony was our cousin and very dear friend. We spent many happy times with him during his early life in England and in recent years in France. He will be sadly missed. Rest in P...
by pennycsf
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Womb/Ovarian/Uterine/Endometrial cancer
Topic: Talcum powder scare
Replies: 0
Views: 231

Talcum powder scare

Johnson & Johnson, the well known makers of talcum powder for babies and adults, have recently been sued successfully in America on the basis that talcum powder caused ovarian cancer. J & J re appealing that decision. In the meantime, there have been various studies which show no clear link ...

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