I discovered this blog after a lady left a comment on my last post. She mentioned a Dr Stubblefield who I then did a search on … What a great connection for those in the US suffering from RILP or one of the many other side effects of cancer treatment. This blog is full of very interesting posts on life post cancer…. Keep up the good work of keeping people informed….I am sure Like me some of you will relate to this post.
This is a link to where Dr Stubblefield now works
After my treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma at Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1995, I thought I
would simply return to my old life. Gradually, though, I began to notice new, vague symptoms. I couldn’t blow-dry my hair without my arms getting tired. My head seemed too heavy for my neck, causing a bobble- head motion. My upper back always ached — not a piercing pain, but something more insidious. I knew something was wrong, but also knew my oncologist would not be the one to address my problem. I was cancer free and released from her care, so my appointments were now once a year. I faced the same dilemma many cancer survivors experience. As my new pain caused more limitations in my daily life, it became clear I needed care, but to whom should I turn?
I began with my family physician, but he could find nothing wrong. He recommended…
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