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Last Post 01/17/13 02:27 PM, by ChristineB
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) (1 viewing)
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Last Post 04/04/09 02:23 PM, by Mark
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Mark - 04/04/09 02:23 PM
Introduce yourself (3 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 04/23/18 06:05 PM, by MarvB
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MarvB - 04/23/18 06:05 PM
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 04/22/18 06:05 PM, by Brian Hill
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Brian Hill - 04/22/18 06:05 PM
Symptoms and Diagnosis (5 viewing)
If you have questions about symptoms or your diagnosis, this is the forum to start in
Moderated by: Brian Hill
Last Post 04/21/18 07:38 PM, by Timswife
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Timswife - 04/21/18 07:38 PM
Coping / Anger and Fear (3 viewing)
Discuss the emotional part of dealing with OC as a patient or a family member
Last Post 04/20/18 02:00 AM, by Murphy
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Murphy - 04/20/18 02:00 AM
Medications, Treatment, Procedures (2 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.
Moderated by: Brian Hill
Last Post 04/23/18 04:21 AM, by mlgsings
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mlgsings - 04/23/18 04:21 AM
Currently in Treatment (1 viewing)
Post here if you are currently in treatment and have questions or wish to update the members on your progress.
Last Post 04/23/18 05:21 PM, by ChristineB
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ChristineB - 04/23/18 05:21 PM
After Treatment Issues - immediate post treatment (4 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
Moderated by: Eva Grayzel
Last Post 04/05/18 06:52 PM, by JonAngel
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JonAngel - 04/05/18 06:52 PM
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 04/05/18 10:51 AM, by mightymouse
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mightymouse - 04/05/18 10:51 AM
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 04/06/18 02:34 AM, by JonAngel
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JonAngel - 04/06/18 02:34 AM
Caregiver / Co-Survivor Forum
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 04/23/18 03:09 PM, by MarvB
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MarvB - 04/23/18 03:09 PM
Insurance and Financial Forum (2 viewing)
Disscuss third party payment of cancer care, and financial issues here
Last Post 10/27/17 08:17 PM, by Murphy
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Murphy - 10/27/17 08:17 PM
Oral Cancer Recurrence (1 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 04/15/18 12:30 AM, by PaulB
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PaulB - 04/15/18 12:30 AM
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.
Moderated by: Brian Hill
Last Post 02/05/18 01:26 AM, by Uptown
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Uptown - 02/05/18 01:26 AM
Adjunctive Therapy
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 02/24/18 01:46 PM, by ChristineB
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ChristineB - 02/24/18 01:46 PM
Left Behind. For those who have lost their loved one.
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 01/21/18 05:51 AM, by bjmpittsburgh
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bjmpittsburgh - 01/21/18 05:51 AM
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