Re: [MOL] Zofran/help for Nausia [01988] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Zofran/help for Nausia



Liz Dear Heart:  Just read your message about your friend.  I could be way
off base; but I feel if cancer is going to come back it will, and it will
find where it wants to come back too.  In other words if the other breast is
not there, then it could find a place in the bone and so forth.  This is
just a theory of mine; but I have a feeling I am not off base on this.
Something to ponder or research about.  How are you doing, think of you lots
and lots.  Your friend, lillian
-----Original Message-----
From: Elizabeth Patterson <eapat@ewa.net>
To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Date: Monday, April 26, 1999 11:39 AM
Subject: [MOL] Zofran/help for Nausia


>Hi Marty, I thought you might enjoy that site.
>
>I want to tell you about a teacher (librarian) friend I have been subbing
>for this spring who had a lumpectomy last fall and had to have chemo. She
>told me today that she has had a terrible time but they finally gave her
>medication that helped against the nausia. It is called Zofran. I know
>little about chemo since I didn't have it, but I thought some of you might
>find this information useful.
>
>Let me tell you about this woman. They found that they didn't get all of
>the cells so she has to have a second surgery. They have given her the
>option of lumpectomy or mastectomy. She has elected to have a double
>mastectomy. She is so afraid  of the cancer coming back that she wants to
>rid herself of any chance of it reappearing.
>
>It seems to me this is a very radical step to take and I wonder if she is
>making a good decision. She is doing it to gain peace of mind, not because
>it is medically necessary. To me it seems very extreme, and I really wonder
>if it will supply the peace of mind she is seeking.
>
>Liz
>
>>Dear Liz,
>>
>>Thank you so much, friend, for the warm personal message. I am certain
>>we all enjoy this as I have.
>>
>>God Bless
>>marty
>>
>
>
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