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  • fkirby has replied to a post on the message board

    Hi Eye, Many apologies for the long lapse in responding.  No excuse.  Just have not been feeling like talking much. I am currently taking the Termadol pill. 4 pills 100mg x 5 days a month for 12 months. I am now going on my 5th cycle and I tell you it sucks.  Nothing worse than feeling like crap for 2 and a half weeks out of the month. By the time I feel normal again I have to start all over.&nbs...

    June 21 at 5:48 PM view post
    • fkirby has replied to a post on the message board

      Hi Mach, I am sorry for what you are going thru also.  I too have been on the on chemo for 4 months and I know those effects very well.  The anti-nausea meds they gave me sometimes does not help.  My physical condition (also have disabilities from military service) and my mental functioning have led me to not be able to work so I am on SSDI which frustrates me since I liked being active. I had to...

      June 21 at 5:42 PM view post
      • fkirby has replied to a post on the message board

        Hi ljayr, No need to ask for forgiveness on the ignorance. No such thing when it comes to cancer. I am still trying to learn about the tumor and how to pronounce the darn thing.  I am not sure if there is any correlation between the oligodendoglima and the SNUC.  I will ask my neuro-oncologist when I see him next week.  I like hearing how its been 16 years since he was diagnosed with his.  I...

        June 21 at 5:32 PM view post
        • fkirby has created a new message board discussion

          Hi All, My name is Fran and I am a newly diagnosed Grade 3 Analplastic Oligo on my frontal lobe. On Nov 1st of this year I suffered a seizure while asleep and was rushed to the ER where they divereted me to a trauma center ER.  By the time I could remember anything the removed a golf ball sized tumor from my brain. They reported about 95% removed and could not get the remainder since it was near the motor skill...

          December 30 at 3:59 PM view discussion
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