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Hi, I'm Martha J P.
Hi Becky. I'm glad you have started treatment, but sorry to hear that you are experiencing the aching. I'm not sure what could be causing that. The only time I dealt with body aches during treat...
  • Sun Oct 21, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Becky Gerla
I’m a 64 yr old woman preparing for chemo radiation in 2 weeks. I had a transplant 2018 and being on immunosuppressants enabled this cancer to occur. I’m very anxious and dreading this whole treatm...
  • Fri Oct 5, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm Martha J P.
You might try swishing often with a mixture of water and baking soda or salt. I would suggest eating soft foods to limit the amount of mouth pain. Puree foods if you need to. Avoid foods that ar...
  • Sat Aug 19, 2017 ·
Hi, I'm Martha J P.
Jane 1955, welcome to this group. I hope you are doing well
  • Sun Jul 15, 2018 · Like1
Hi, I'm Martha J P.
Hi Becky. Thanks for joining us here and providing information on the Anal Cancer Chat group on FB. I'm sure there are some people in there I might know, being that I'm on 3 other sites besides t...
  • Sat May 20, 2017 ·
I'm Jane1955, and I'm a survivor of Anal Cancer
Hi, I’m Jane. I was diagnosed May 2017 and finished radiation the end of July and chemo on August 4. After my treatment was over I noticed my feet were tingly and my ankles and shins were swollen. ...
  • Sun Oct 15, 2017 · Like1
Created Jan 11, 2016
The link provided herein gives great advice for how to get through chemo and radiation. The advice for care of radiation burns and getting through the day-to-day may also help some rectal cancer p... more