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    Hi Kicks. Welcome to What Next. There are lots of great people here. If you have any questions, please use the question tab above -- that way everyone will have access & you'll get a quicker response. I was scared half to death before I started chemo, but it was no where near as bad as I was afraid it would be. I hope you find that to be the case for you as well. I'm glad you found us but sorry for the circumstances that led you here. Wishing you all the best.

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    Hello and welcome, we are happy to have you with us. Please feel free to join in the conversations. Here is a link to our cancer dx page for your type of cancer. Take a look at it to get you started on some information. You will notice at the bottom of that page 4 of our active users who have had that journey already, you may wish to contact them for their experience and wisdom. Also, I encourage you to go to the questions page now by clicking on the questions tab at the top of the page and post what is the most pressing issue you have right now. This will introduce you to the community and get you started with the help you need right now.


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    Question: Diet

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    Oh No (Just Diagnosed): I was shocked about my diagnoses. The docs moved very quick with tests, getting the port in and scheduling chemo.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Implant chemotherapy port): I find it hard to believe no pain meds are given for recovery--even just a day's worth. Tylenol just took the edge off the pain. I didn't realize I would be so sore and unable to move my arm much. I understand I will be happy to have it in the long run.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): Chemo begins on Aug 6th!