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  • JeniD has created a new message board discussion

    Hello all, Just wondering if anyone has been on XGEVA (Denosumab) for bone metasteses and are willing to share their experience. Can bone mets be "cured"?

    April 20, 2016 view discussion
    • JeniD has created a new message board discussion

      Hi all, Has anybody ever used XGEVA (Denosumab) for bone mets and willing to share their experience? Can bone mets be "cured"?

      April 20, 2016 view discussion
      • JeniD has replied to a post on the message board

        Hi Sam, Was your cancer anywhere else? My father is Stage IV with mets to liver and hip and shoulder...

        March 10, 2016 view post
        • JeniD has created a new message board discussion

          Hi all, I've been having difficulties getting msgs and notifications on here. I apologize to anyone who has tried to contact me and thank you to all who have responded to any of my posts. New question: has anyone ever used Xgeva (Denosumab) for bone mets? Any info would be greatly appreciated. We were hoping that chemo would take care of the Mets. We haven't had a scan recently to see where we stand, but this in...

          March 09, 2016 view discussion
          • JeniD has replied to a post on the message board

            Hello, My father's situation is very similar. He is 51 years old and has Stage IV Esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma) with mets to liver and bones (hip and shoulder). We live in Windsor, Ontario. May I ask how your husband is doing? Did you guys try the oil? God Bless, Jen

            January 23, 2016 view post
            • JeniD has created a new message board discussion

              Hello everyone, My father has Esophageal cancer with mets to his liver and bones (hip and shoulder). He started his first round of chemotherapy last week (Jan 15) and receives Cisplatin by IV every 3 weeks and oral capecitabine (xeloda) for 2 wks, with one wk of rest. The pain in his bone mets has increased significantly. I have read that chemotherapy can cause bone pain but that it usually subsides after a few day...

              January 23, 2016 view discussion
              • JeniD has replied to a post on the message board

                Thank you very much! Prayers to you too!!!

                January 22, 2016 view post
                • JeniD has replied to a post on the message board

                  Thank you for sharing your experience. I will certainly tell my dad. We wish you the best! God bless. Jen

                  January 21, 2016 view post
                  • JeniD has replied to a post on the message board

                    Leanne you are such a wonderful, caring person! I read your message to my dad and mom and we all cried. It's so beautiful that there are people all over the world willing to help one another. We come together to fight this beast. I have written down all of the information you have provided and we will definitely look into it. My father's pain has subsided a bit but he has been taking a half of Percocet as needed. ...

                    January 21, 2016 view post
                    • JeniD has replied to a post on the message board

                      Thank you very much!! I will ask the oncologist. God Bless. Jen

                      January 21, 2016 view post
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