IsmailMehdi wrote:...Now, i gotta go figure out how to make that cool signature you'all have. It is such a great idea.
Green Tea wrote:A link to the signature creation page is here. (NOTE: Signatures are limited to 512 characters including spaces.)
The kinds of things that you might want to put in your signature are listed in this post:
You might also want to look at this post, which gives some perspectives on Rectal Cancer diagnosis and treatment options:
O Stoma Mia wrote:There is a book that covers many of the issues that you have brought up. Here is the reference:
After Shock: What to Do If the Doctor Gives You -- Or Someone You Love -- a Devastating Diagnosis " by Jessie Gruman
In Chapter 2, "Get Acquainted with Your Disease and Its Treatment", the author spends 18 pages telling why it is so important to gather as much information as possible about
This information is needed in order to understand the situation and to guarantee that you are in fact getting the best treatment for your particular situation.
- Your Diagnosis -- the details of your full diagnosis, and ...
- Your Treatment Options -- the details of all the treatment options that are available for your particular diagnosis.
There is a steep learning curve in the first few weeks, because you will have to get up to speed on all of these new topics in a very short time frame. It is in your best interest to spend the time necessary to accomplish these two important tasks before the time when the doctors make the decisions about your final treatment plan.
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