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    kalindria wrote on Julesfm's wall

    Hey there, Julesfm! Another California girl! I was in California at the time of my initial diagnosis and treatment - in Sunnyvale. I had great treatment through Kaiser in Santa Clara. Now I'm in Washington near Seattle and getting my treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and they're wonderful!

    I've experienced a couple of recurrences and lots of types of chemo. I've even participated in a clinical trial for seven months. So far, so good. I'd love to hear how you're doing and more about your experiences. WhatNext.com is a great place for that.

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    kalindria wrote on Lexyu's wall

    Hi Lexyu and welcome to WhatNext. I've been here since my diagnosis five years ago and I, too, have experienced a recurrence... well, two, actually. And you're only a few years older than me. My doctors had always told me that since I was stage IV at my initial diagnosis that my cancer would probably come back so I wasn't surprised - just disappointed.

    I've had lots of different chemos and even been in a clinical trial for a while. Most of my experiences have been OK but a few have been awful. Still and all, it's better than not having had chemo and surgery. You haven't shared a lot of your experiences so I'm not sure what you've been through or how you're dealing with it. I hope you're getting the support you need and great medical treatment. Whatever you're going through, your experiences can help others here and we'd love to learn more.

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    kalindria wrote on Tyedyegirl's wall

    Hello, Tyedyegirl! Welcome to WhatNext.com! I'm so very sorry to hear of your diagnosis. I imagine you're still in shock right now. Remember to allow yourself to grieve and breathe. I lived for many years in Temecula so I know your little town well.

    A few months ago, I recorded a series of videos for WhatNext about my cancer journey. You may find them helpful. I've included a link at the end of this message should you wish to check them out.

    WhatNext.com is a great place for everyone, from the newly diagnosed to those of us who've been living with cancer for some time - friends and loved ones too! While you're here at WhatNext.com, check out the questions and experiences of other folks here. You can find people who've had the same cancer, surgeries, chemotherapy and experiences should you wish. It's often reassuring to know others have been through what you're facing and thrived. I also recommend the PINBOARD - there are often humorous or uplifting posts that can make your day. Definitely worth checking out.

    In the meantime, I'm here if you have any questions or want to chat.


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