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Hi Cheryl, You must, of course, listen to the advice of your doctors. What I meant was that there is sometimes a number of possible ways to be treated. Only your doctor with all your results can propose these to you and, if you have a choice, it might be wise to take a little time to talk it through...
Like Karen, I was going to suggest that you had a look at the Macmillan website. Although it relates to treatment in the UK, the basic information is the same for both countries with the same treatment options. There is a downloadable booklet on breast cancer which may help you to compose your quest...
Dear Cheryl, I am so sorry that you find yourself in this position and we will do our best to give as much assistance and support as we can through this forum. Before replying, I have contacted the closest association to Nantes which is CSF Nord. Although they have people in Brittany and Normandy th...
- Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:20 pm
- Forum: General Information
- Topic: Lung cancer - positive news
- Replies: 1
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Lung cancer remains one of the biggest cancer killers. Two important studies published yesterday, funded by Cancer Research UK, are throwing new light on the progress of the disease and its treatment. Below you will find a report on the study which is charting the genetic progress of lung cancer tum...
What a pleasure to read that both your husband and son are doing well and both health systems have come up trumps (hmmmm maybe not a suitable word these days!) I can't believe OH was 4 years ago. :) You don't say how YOU are!!!!!!!!! I do hope you are managing to get your life back on an even keel a...
As you will see from this edition of Touchlines, our Founder, Linda Shepherd, sadly passed away at the age of 64 as we were going to press. A full tribute to Linda will appear in the next edition in July. In this edition, together with the usual round up of association news, you will find an interes...
- Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:02 pm
- Forum: What IS Cancer Support France?
- Topic: CSF in the BBC pensioners' magazine!
- Replies: 0
- Views: 569
One of the biggest challenges facing CSF is becoming known to those who may need information and/or support in the future. The best we can do is advertise our existence and what we do as widely as possible. One CSF member is also a retired BBC employee and suggested that we contacted the editor of t...
- Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:39 pm
- Forum: MOVING FORWARD - a social and support group for the bereaved
- Topic: Welcome!
- Replies: 1
- Views: 891
After the loss of your partner and, as time goes by, those of you who know, will understand the sheer aching loneliness that comes with losing that other half of you. Of course we have our friends and family, but sadly nobody can replace that feeling of being home alone in an empty house which has a...
- Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:02 am
- Forum: In Memory
- Topic: A poem to Linda from Hagar and friends
- Replies: 3
- Views: 733
I found the funeral service very moving, especially the tributes from Hagar and the French lady. It isn't easy to stand in front a packed church at such an emotional time, they did very well, as of course did Andy. Linda would have been proud, let's hope she was looking on!