radiotherapy - feeling benefits

The radiotherapy is finished and was very effective. The stiffness in my lower back has gone. I’m no longer limping and my hip feels fairly normal. I am not aware of any major aches or pains when trying to fall asleep at night. This has been a rapid improvement and hopefully the strength should continue [...]

radiotherapy to pelvis

Had first three treatments. The stiffness I was experiencing in my back has gone, and my hip is less uncomfortable, though its still quite hard getting up from lying down. Have been sleeping in the afternoon but don’t know if that’s a reaction to the treatment or because I’m not sleeping well. Things are improving.

bones fragile

Results of CT scan indicate damage to the pelvis, with the whole bone structure being quite delicate. Been warned not to jump and to be really careful until it has been strengthened. Booked in for 5 sessions of radiotherapy. This should help contain the damage and alongside bondronat, strengthen the area.
Taking things very gingerly. Waiting [...]

worrying.

Went to hospital last week and had an xray of my hip. Looks like damage due to cancer.
Since then had a CT scan, going to have a bone scan and booked in for radiotherapy. Started on bondronat, 1 tablet a day. Already feeling positive effects - this drug is amazing. Feeling down. Got to wait [...]

Aches and pains

Over the past month or so I have been getting really stiff joints. My back is really stiff if I try to get up after sitting down. My right hip seems to have no strength. When I get in to the car, I have to lift my right leg with my hands to get in [...]