Re: [MOL] still not getting through/REPLY [02185] Medicine On Line


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lillian,
yes, somehow I was in HTML mode.  thanks a bunch!!
Lynn

Lillian wrote:
> 
> Hi Lynn:  I remember you.  We are getting your messages.  Are you sure your
> registered right?  Secondly if you go up to FORMAT make sure your not in
> HTML mode, this may be the problem.
> 
> Good news for you.  They can do pretty much with bladder cancer,   Glad to
> have you back; however a different set of circumstances would be preferred.
> Here's a good list of questions for your mother to ask the doctor....
> Warmly, your friend, lillian
> 
> QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR HEALTH CARE TEAM
> 
> Communicating effectively with your health care team is crucial in being
> informed about the diagnosis of your disease.  Don't be afraid to ask
> questions or get a second opinion.  You may want to bring a friend, a
> caregiver, a relative with you to help you remember questions and answers
> and to make notes.  Or, you could bring a tape recorder with you during
> these consultations and sessions with your doctor.
> 
> It is also important to get your healthcare team to treat you as a whole
> person, not just cells inside a body.  Let the team know about what you do
> for a living, your family situation, your future goals or plans.  Be sure to
> discuss what impact treatments may have on your life.
> 
> There are many specific questions about certain diseases; however, below are
> listed suggestions for general questions you should ask at the time of your
> diagnosis and follow-up sessions, and questions about continuing care.
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ----
> 
> QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT THE DIAGNOSIS
> 
> What is my diagnosis?   What is the stage of the disease?  Is it localized?
> Is it extended around an organ?  Has it spread?  Is my condition genetic?
> Is the diagnosis uncertain?  What should I tell my family and children?
> Where can I go for counseling?
> 
> QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT TREATMENT OPTIONS
> 
> What are my treatment choices, which do you recommend for me and why? How,
> where, when and how often will treatment be given? What are my treatment
> choices, which do you recommend for me and why? How, where, when and how
> often will treatment be given? What is the goal of treatment-cure or control
> of my symptoms? Is the treatment experimental, controversial or risky? What
> are all of the possible side effects? Are there safe and effective
> treatments to control these side effects? How much time may I take to weigh
> my treatment options without harming my chances for recovery? What happens
> if I skip one or more treatment sessions due to side effects or scheduling
> problems? How will I know if the treatment is working? How long will
> treatment last? What are the names of the drugs I will take? May I drink
> alcoholic beverages? Are there any special foods I should or should not eat?
> Will I have to change my normal activities? Will I be able to have children
> after treatment? Are there options to preserve my fertility prior to
> treatment? What are some signs of infection that may occur during treatment?
> Would this treatment aggravate or intensify any medical condition I already
> have? Will there be interactions with other medications I am taking? Does my
> age influence the side effects? Since my mouth may be affected by treatment,
> should I see a dentist before starting treatment? Will the treatment affect
> me emotionally or sexually? What will happen if I decide to do nothing? Are
> there other options offered elsewhere? When treatments are completed, how
> often would I need to see you? Will other therapies be needed? Will the
> disease or treatment affect my ability to work or care for my family? Will
> my insurance or managed care plan cover all of the costs of treatment?
> 
> We invite you to take a look at our Album.
> www.angelfire.com/sc/molangels/index.html
> 
>   ( Very informational, good tips, Molers pictures, art work and much
> more....
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "lynn/brian kirk" <blkkirk@home.com>
> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Sent: Saturday, August 26, 2000 12:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [MOL] still not getting through
> 
> > Carol,
> > I have no idea at all!! I just know that I have posted 5 or 6 times the
> reason
> > why I am back on this forum and not one of them has come through, only
> this post
> > and one other where all I wrote was  "this is a test".  Now I'll try
> again.  My
> > father in law recently passed and the good people on this forum were there
> for
> > me.  I was mostly a lurker but put my 2 cents in now and then.  I had
> stopped
> > for a while, but now I find myself back here because my Dad may have
> bladder
> > cancer.  His ultrasound shows a large mass in his bladder and maybe
> something on
> > a kidney too.  He has a CAT scheduled for next week. He has blood in his
> urine
> > and frequently has to pee. about once an hour, but not always productive.
> I am
> > interested in some questions that my mom should go into the office with
> for their
> > next visit.
> > Thanks once again for being there for me...everyone of you,
> > Love and Peace,
> > Lynn Kirk
> >
> > Carol Foulkes wrote:
> >
> > > Dear Lynn,
> > >
> > >         Guess I'm just getting into this.  What problem are you
> experiencing?
> > > (What is HTML?)
> > >
> > > Carol in Memphis
> > >
> > > On Fri, 25 Aug 2000 14:29:08 -0700 lynn/brian kirk <blkkirk@home.com>
> > > writes:
> > > > another test.  I keep getting HTML questions when I try to send
> > > > emails.
> > > > This has never happened efore and only 1 of about 5 of my posts have
> > > > made it through.HELP
> > > > Lynn Kirk
> > > >
> > > >
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