Who's on the Cancer Blog Community?

There are 7419 Cancer Fighters in this community helping each other. Find support while battling cancer from people who have gone through it before you. It is so much easier knowing you are not alone. It is so much easier connecting with people who get it. Together we are stronger.

Questions on Your Cancer Diagnosis?

Do you have a quick question on how to deal with some part of your cancer diagnosis? Post your questions here in the community and someone has probably gone through it already and is happy to help. There are so many kind people who want to make it easier for the next cancer warrior going through this tough time.

Why Share Your Story?

Journaling about your battle with cancer is a great way to relieve stress. We can let go of some things after writing them down. Also, I found it helpful to keep track of what treatments and doctors I saw and on what dates.

As a bonus, it helps someone else to read what you are going through. And it feels good to help people.

What is Your Cancer Story?

Everyones path is a little bit different but by sharing your story someone else may benefit from knowing they are not alone in this path.

How Many People Are Diagnosed with Cancer?

There are 1,735,350 estimated people who will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018 in the United States. [1] The top four most common cancers are breast cancer, lung cancer and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, and colon and rectum cancer.

Cancer Bloggers Below

Below are some of our cancer bloggers. The most current posts are listed at the top. Scroll down to get an idea of what cancer survivors are talking about. Some cancer blogs are private, so not all will show up below unless you are a member and logged in. You can filter the list of cancer blogs by clicking on the Filter tab. Maybe you just want to see just pancreatic cancer blogs or ovarian cancer blogs.

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imageLeanne - Major and RykaMajor and Ryka
Type: Anal Cancer

imageLeanne - Ryka & MajorRyka & Major
Type: Anal Cancer

imageLeanne - 5 more days to go! Update on side effects  Over the past week the pain has really increased but mostly just after going to the bathroom. Baths and pain meds are helping. The doctor told me the pain will gradually get worse even after radiation is over. I am loosing my hair rather than just a little thinning. I wonder when the thinning hair ends? I have not washed or really brushed my hair since last Wednesday. My blood work shows low WBC, RBC, platelets. Doctor said to stay away … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageLeanne - Helpful Blog & 1/2 through treatment  Hello! First off, I am thankful for the information and tips I have read on everyone's blogs. I am taking notes about ointments and treatments for issues that may occur later. Thankful for this website/blog! I started ChemoRadiation treatment 2 weeks ago. My experience so far: 1st week nausea, loss of appetite, lost a few lbs, red flushed face/neck/chest lasted for a couple of days, constipation 2nd week: nausea is better, appetite is back, itchiness started up down below (tolerable), mouth sores/gum sensitivity, rash/reaction … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageJana - Checking in  Hi all - tried for over 20 minutes to upload a picture and finally gave up.  UGH!  server error/no URL - this system hates me.  Anyway - life is pretty good.  Enjoying my grand babies and actually wrote a book.  I hope to have it published next month.  I am doing coaching and promoting a healthy alcohol free lifestyle.  With the financial turns and healthcare issue I am going back to a part time nursing job in August.  I hope … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageJim - Update on Jim! ~ over 6 months posttreatment   Update on Jim. ❤️ Jim has gone through a lot this past year. Back in August he was diagnosed with tongue cancer from HPV which was found in a swollen lymph node on the right side of his neck. He underwent a partial glossectomy (removal of part of the tongue) and tonsillectomy (remnants because he had this surgery at 20) as well as a modified neck dissection with removal of 55 lymph nodes on the right side of his neck, 7 … more…
Type: Tongue Cancer

imageSarah - Easter Sunday 2015Easter Sunday 2015
Type: Lung Cancer

imagePat C - Our new homeOur new home
Type: Tonsil Cancer

imageShannon - Update on bump  My Anoscope was good! No Mass! Skin tag and hemorrhoid. Narrowing from radiation and ? Small fissure . Praise God no mass! Thank you all for checking on me! Hugs! … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageShannon - Raised area/bump, irritation, discomfort   Last night while applying aquaphor I felt a small raised area in anal canal area.  This also where the itching and irritation seems to be coming from.  I of course broke into tears and told my husband.  I scheduled an anoscope for Monday.  I have also been having occ blood with BM's, mostly not a real bright blood.  All of this takes me back to before when I was diagnosed.  My day has been kinda crazy.  God keeping my mind … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

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