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Last Post 01-17-2013 02:27 PM, by ChristineB
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These are threads selected out of the tens of thousands of topic threads discussed on the message boards that contain content which answers some of the most common questions of new posters to the board. THIS IS A READ ONLY FORUM. If you would like to recommend that a particular thread be added to this forum, please notify an administrator.
Last Post 04-04-2009 02:23 PM, by Mark
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04-04-2009 02:23 PM
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Introduce yourself (2 viewing)
Introduce yourself to the forum, or offer help. This forum is the ideal starting place for a new poster to the board.
Last Post 11-14-2018 11:01 PM, by DeniseG
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11-14-2018 11:01 PM
by DeniseG
General Board (3 viewing)
You can talk about anything here that doesn't fall into one of the forum topics below. Please check the other forums as an appropriate place to post before posting something here.
Last Post 11-11-2018 01:15 PM, by ChristineB
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11-11-2018 01:15 PM
by ChristineB
Symptoms and Diagnosis (4 viewing)
If you have questions about symptoms or your diagnosis, this is the forum to start in
Last Post 11-14-2018 04:36 AM, by ChristineB
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11-14-2018 04:36 AM
by ChristineB
Coping / Anger and Fear (1 viewing)
Discuss the emotional part of dealing with OC as a patient or a family member
Last Post 10-28-2018 03:54 PM, by Magnum
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10-28-2018 03:54 PM
by Magnum
Medications, Treatment, Procedures (8 viewing)
Discuss medications, treatment, procedures here. Want to know how others have handled medications and treatments as well as their side effects? This is the place.
Last Post 11-14-2018 04:13 AM, by ConnieT
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11-14-2018 04:13 AM
by ConnieT
Currently in Treatment (4 viewing)
Post here if you are currently in treatment and have questions or wish to update the members on your progress.
Last Post 10-31-2018 10:50 AM, by ChristineB
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10-31-2018 10:50 AM
by ChristineB
After Treatment Issues - immediate post treatment (12 viewing)
This forum is for discussion of those problems and issues that linger after treatment, usually effects of the treatment itself. This is the short term, forum for those issues, in the fist year or two after treatment
Last Post 10 hours ago, by ConnieT
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10 hours ago
by ConnieT
Long-Term physical and QOL Issues related to treatment
This is a forum for those experiencing physical issues which manifest themselves years after completion of treatments, and are essentially quality of life compromising physical issues brought on by the treatments themselves.
Last Post 11-11-2018 07:02 PM, by ERK
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11-11-2018 07:02 PM
by ERK
Eating, Speech, Swallowing, and Alternative Feeding
This forum is to discuss all the issues that go along with compromised eating and speech issues during and after treatment. Discussion of issues such as strictures, dysphagia, PEG systems, and nutritional issues are main topics here. NOTE: Much of this has been discussed on these boards before this forum. Search all forums for previous posts when looking for information
Last Post Yesterday at 01:42 PM, by gmcraft
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Yesterday at 01:42 PM
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Caregiver / Co-Survivor Forum (1 viewing)
Family members and caretakers can discuss their own personal issues and find support here. Caretakers have their own fears and problems that are often better discussed with someone other than the patient.
Last Post 11-06-2018 12:58 AM, by KristenS
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11-06-2018 12:58 AM
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Insurance and Financial Forum (2 viewing)
Disscuss third party payment of cancer care, and financial issues here
Last Post 11-03-2018 12:50 AM, by ConnieT
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11-03-2018 12:50 AM
by ConnieT
Oral Cancer Recurrence (2 viewing)
This forum is to gather the individuals who have been dealt the hard hand of dealing with a recurrence of the disease, the unique emotional issues that accompany that, and the issues related to re treatment
Last Post 11-05-2018 04:47 PM, by ALK
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11-05-2018 04:47 PM
by ALK
Activism
What are the issues related to OC? Discuss ways of changing things, and getting the word out. Discuss oral cancer events and planning for them here as well.
Last Post 02-05-2018 01:26 AM, by Uptown
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02-05-2018 01:26 AM
by Uptown
Adjunctive Therapy (3 viewing)
Here the discussiuon of therapies outside the realm of curative, conventional medicine are discussed. Note: these are not ALTERNATVE therapies. No linking to other sites from this forum please
Last Post 02-24-2018 01:46 PM, by ChristineB
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02-24-2018 01:46 PM
by ChristineB
Left Behind. For those who have lost their loved one. (1 viewing)
The is essentially a second caregivers forum. It is for those who have been the caregiver to a loved one who was taken by this disease. The formation of this forum/group was a direct request from those who felt their discussions may disturb those just beginning the fight.
Last Post 01-21-2018 05:51 AM, by bjmpittsburgh
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01-21-2018 05:51 AM
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