Who's on the Cancer Blog Community?

There are 7096 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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imageVanessa - Forgot to add...  They only had to take 2 lymph nodes! And they were cancer free. Had been cancerous before. All good news. … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageVanessa - Day after surgery.   I'm doing very well. Hardly any pain. They are in the process of checking me out already. Will be glad to be staying at ma's.  Thanks to all for your support! Love ness … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageVanessa - Dye injection today  Got 4 dye shots injected into the areola of my left breast. I'd put my lidocaine port cream on beforehand and I think it really helped with the initial stick. The dye still burned quite a bit though. It was bearable. They tracked the dye to my sentinel node and marked it for the surgeon.  Tonite I prep for surgery tomorrow. Shower, special wipes and clean sheets on the bed. Need to be at Froedert at 5 am! I hope I … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageJanay - Where do I belong?  Hi everyone! We are now in year 2 living in Nebraska and alot has changed.  The boys' dad moved out here in January and it has been absolute torture.  He stayed with us for about a month when he first arrived and I had to have him thrown out by getting an order of protection on him.  He is not only an alcoholic but also now uses drugs. He was extremely verbally abusive (and still is). He brought with him his 3 years … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageSandy - HERE I GO AGAIN  In 1980 I was first told I had cancer & it looked like it  spreed.   My Dr. was really wrong..then 20 years later, 2000.. I was told the same thing... He was right this time. It was HARD to go thru as you ALL know, but I made it. We all have different things that happen to us after cancer..Mine was Lymphedema ...But for 20 more years I lived with a FAT left arm.  I turned 80 years young in Aug.... My husband … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageKbmcv - Sore bum  I finished day 17 of 28 on radiation. My dr. suggests sitz baths and Beaudreax Butt Paste (zinc oxide) for comfort. He also gave me loritab for pain. Baths and paste are doing a nice job but my bum still throbes for an hour after a trip to the bathroom. Before I zone out on pain pills it seems that there ought to be a topical option to relieve the throbbing of my bum. He said all topical option for pain will … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageShannon - Damn Dilators  Hopefully this will improve. There I was having to choose small, medium or large. It is hard to be consistent in using them when it is so uncomfortable.  … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageVanessa - Surgery next week  It's one week until my mastectomy. Starting to get nervous. Trying to keep my mind busy with other things.  On the up side; I'm feeling a tiny bit stronger every day. Baby steps. … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageLily - Types of scopes/exams  Good morning, all: Kelly had her 6 week exam, it was a manual (digital) exam and the rad oncologist said he cannot feel any tumour, only scar tissue.  He will check again in 6 weeks.  That's it?  A freaking manual exam?  What about these scopes I've read about... don't we have them here in BC???  Is Kelly likely to have any other kind of scan in the future (e.g., PET) that might more accurately determine if the cancer is gone?   Thanks, Lily     … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

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Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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