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Cancer Survivor Support Message Board

A cancer diagnosis is very stressful for patients and their loved ones. This forum offers a chance for cancer survivors and their caregivers to share concerns about how cancer has impacted their lives. We hope you'll feel free to use this message board to ask questions, talk, or just listen. This is not meant to replace community-based professional support. If you need counseling during this difficult time, please consult your local health care provider. To ensure safety and integrity, this site is monitored on a regular basis.

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MD Anderson Cancer Center is not responsible for the content of any messages posted to this board. Remember that the MD Anderson Cancer Survivor Message Board provides a place for you to discuss cancer-related issues and concerns. The information provided through this service is for educational purposes only. Participants agree and understand that they are not entering into a physician - patient relationship with any MD Anderson physicians by use of this message board. This service is not a substitute for medical advice and nothing contained in this message board is intended to constitute professional advice for medical diagnosis or treatment. Advice or information received via this message board should not be relied upon for medical, legal, or financial decisions. You should consult with an appropriate professional to obtain specific advice regarding your situation.

MD Anderson is committed to patient and employee confidentiality and privacy. Information collected by the message board will not be distributed to any third party or used without permission. Keep in mind that this type of communication vehicle does allow a community of cancer survivor discussion participants to see your name, email address and all messages posted to this board.

With consideration to other message board users, please respect each other by refraining from the use of slander, profanity, abusive, or threatening comments.

No advertising or soliciting business is allowed. Posting chain letters, pyramid schemes, charity requests, or petitions for signatures are not permitted. The distribution of viruses or other harmful computer code is prohibited.

MD Anderson employees posting to this board should identify themselves as MD Anderson employees in the body of their message.

We reserve the right to remove without notice any posts or archived emails, which we believe to be in violation of these standards. Any comment that might result in criminal or illegal behavior is prohibited. We reserve the right to monitor, record, edit, delete, or remove any content not within the intended purpose of this message board.

Many people find it helpful to share ideas with one another via message boards. However, because each person’s situation is specific to them, please consult your medical professional for any specific concerns or needs.

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