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by termietermite
Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Chemo
Topic: Cold Caps
Replies: 5
Views: 1834

Cold Caps

My neighbour here opted for one and said it was both horrid and useless. My former neighbour in the UK did so and said it was not too bad after the first ten minutes and that it is working a treat. Who's right? I start chemo on Thursday and am still humming and hah-ing. I'm tempted to give it a go a...
by termietermite
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: CSF Poster
Replies: 4
Views: 2326

Re: CSF Poster

Thanks Goldenoldie for your kind words and advice. I'm seeing the anaesthetist tomorrow, then have my first meeting with my chemo nurse, so will discuss the bleeding again, although I have had several chats to staff and docs in the gynae department who tell me not to worry. Easy to say but tough to ...
by termietermite
Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: CSF Poster
Replies: 4
Views: 2326

Re: CSF Poster

Thanks for that. Sarthe is Pays de la Loire and therefore, afaik, has no local group, even though I personally am only 6ks from the Normandy border so, theoretically at least, am nearly in the Basse Normandie bailiwick. The snag seems to be that - unsurprisingly - most events and officials are actua...
by termietermite
Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: CSF Poster
Replies: 4
Views: 2326

CSF Poster

Forgive me if - being a total newbie - I've gone about this the wrong way, but as this thought occured to me I felt that maybe other forum members might have had a similar one! Whilst I was sitting in the Oncology Department waiting room the other day, I saw that its walls are platered with posters ...
by termietermite
Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New to the Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

New to the Forum

Hi all. I'm not sure how many active users of this forum there are but what the heck, I'll post anyway. After over a month in the general medical ward in Le Mans, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A hysterectomy followed when both ovaries, the uterus and my apendix were removed. There's a lot of ...

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