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Hello Ladies,

I have been slowly telling my funny stories. Yes, there can be humor in treatment. It helps you get by. How about sharing some of yours? We are part of a group that most people do not truly understand.

tags: humor funny events stories

posted about 12 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

After my BMX I looked in the mirror, turned sideways and decided I look like a Dr Seuss charictor....flat up top then the pear shape around the belly and hips area.… read more

posted about 3 hours ago

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posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

One day you realize that (whatever) is your new normal. It is possible to change, just like people's lives change. It has to do with picking and choosing your battles… read more

posted about 13 hours ago

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Can anyone provide me with info about living and rent costs around Charlottesville, central Virginia, Lynchburg? I have a small dog, am on Disability. and have given up on getting PT, permanent, professional work again. No more moving to a place where I should be able to get a job.

I am continuing in my quest for nextville. The most important things for me, in order are: affordable rent, climate, crime, intellectual life. I have been doing a lot of research, but… read more

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posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

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Hi Kim,

Thanks for writing. I am on the east coast. My days of driving a truck cross-country, with pets, are over. I would have to wait to buy a car because I am not… read more

posted about 13 hours ago

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I am a year post chemo and have no eyebrows, eyelashes, axillary or pubic hair. Has anyone has hair regrowth after a year? #tiredof looking like a freak!!!!

posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

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It took awhile for my hair to grow back, but I am almost two years done with chemo and I now have almost everything back. I still have no hair under the arms but I'm… read more

posted about 18 hours ago

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Wondering what other pre-menopausal women did for anti-hormone therapy who are estrogen positive besides taking tamoxifen, since I had bad side effects before with it?

posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

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Thank u for that. I am already crazed because my hormones were stopped when I was dx with BC. I do not intend to take any hormone blockers that will undoubtedly make… read more

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posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

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I had regular body part massages, but light massage for BC, and they are wonderful. Some places offer them for free. Insurance may cover them.

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posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

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I am a fan of acupuncture for almost anything. At the very least, it can be relaxing, and anything that reduces our stress level is good! My local cancer… read more

posted about 16 hours ago

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Ok now I have only done radiation for like 2 weeks, is it normal to start feeling a little tightness with my shoulder and arm. (Right breast mastectomy (.It just feels like its trying to get a little stiff. But I do some light exercises. It's not that bad it is tolerable. I also notice little fine bumps .I will let the radiologists know this morning. Thanks

posted 2 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

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Tightness is normal...I did wall climbing with my fingers walking up the wall it did help it

posted about 16 hours ago

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My doctor decided that I will do better on the new drug Exemestane. Before this I was on Tamoxifen for almost 2 years. Would like to know if anybody can tell me how they are doing on this drug. Really concerned about more weight gain. Already gained 30 pounds on the Tamoxifen. Did managed to loose 10 pounds. Please help!!!

posted 2 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

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my dr. also wanted me to take Exem., but my insurance would not cover it and it is $400/month, so we went with Aromasin. started yesterday. it is covered and (only)… read more

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