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by Maggie Nell
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2017
Replies: 166
Views: 59601

Unemployment after cancer – a hidden driver of financial toxicity

Abstract While financial toxicity due to the high costs of cancer treatment is increasingly recognised as a significant challenge for cancer patients and survivors, the impact of reduced work participation as a major driver of financial toxicity is only just coming to light. Unemployment and reduce...
by Maggie Nell
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: We Need Some Laughs Here Reloaded for 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 34260

Re: We Need Some Laughs Here Reloaded for 2017

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Chill, Vernon, they'll think the cat did it.
by Maggie Nell
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Just found out I have cancer
Replies: 26
Views: 3273

Re: Just found out I have cancer

Had surgery two days ago, planned to do resection. Unfortnately, they found several seeds/mets in peritoneum, so they sewed me up and I start chemo soon. So I am stage IV signet ring adenocarcinoma. I am so lost and hopeless. This cant be happening. It is not fair. My wife doesnt deserve to see me ...
by Maggie Nell
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: We Need Some Laughs Here Reloaded for 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 34260

Re: We Need Some Laughs Here Reloaded for 2017

https://scontent.fsyd4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/cp0/e15/q65/p320x320/24174441_1550154018383452_4800749776813536932_n.jpg?efg=eyJpIjoiYiJ9&oh=94e9bc0ded87b2233437c3905675de6d&oe=5AD5E2EB You're welcome, LPL. I'm really just muttering to myself in the corner here and trying to work off some k...
by Maggie Nell
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2017
Replies: 166
Views: 59601

Re: ***News Stories Thread*** ONGOING 2017

"It all began last year with the tell-tale signs. I went to three different GP’s and it was dismissed by all of them. Can’t be cancer, you are too young I heard a lot. Ha what a joke! When I woke from my slumber after the colonoscopy, in very direct terms I was told I had rectal cancer. Wow doe...
by Maggie Nell
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Freaked out.
Replies: 9
Views: 967

Re: Freaked out.

I have been scoffing the homebrand christmas mince-pies from the Woollies
ever since they appeared mid-September....... :oops:
by Maggie Nell
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Freaked out.
Replies: 9
Views: 967

Re: Freaked out.

So....AAC....you going to post some photos of your Hawaiian holiday so we can all get into the mood of Mele Kalikimaka ? I'm tossing the traditional red/green/white anglophile melburnian chrissie deccos and getting Pacific.........send me some eye candy or else I'll stick another pin in the hip of t...
by Maggie Nell
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feeling nervous n very high anxiety
Replies: 37
Views: 2128

Re: Feeling nervous n very high anxiety

Stay open to the possibility that you could very well be in that camp of folks who breeze through the process with minimal side-effects. You weren't mass-produced off a factory line and stay curious and welcoming to the potentials that your experience with these medications may be milder. You could ...

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