Who's on the Cancer Blog Community?

There are 6830 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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imageInshock - TX 13, 14, 15  15 down and 12 more TX to go! Boy my bottom feels like it's been BBQ'd on the 4th of July.  Covering radiologist recommended hydrocortisone cream 1% followed by Aquaphor for the severe itching that kept me up during the night over the weekend.  The lack of sleep made me a unhappy and sickly witch the next day. I was really miserable with frequent BMs 6 times that day too all from lack of sleep the previous day.  Happy to … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageDawn - Topotecan  Just getting ready to start this.   According to my paperwork, this type of chemo is very strong.   I'm a bit concerned....as most of the chemos, make me a little tired, but nothing I can't manage.    Any input would be great.  … more…
Type: Ovarian Cancer

imageAdmin - Here is my Plan Should My Cancer Recur  This is a guest blog post from StoreMyTumor. I remember hearing about these types of services after getting cancer. But it was too late for me. I just rushed through treatment. Something good to be aware of as an option for others or if you cancer ever comes back.    Living in Fear … Here is my Plan Should My Cancer Recur My Story It was 6 years ago, I went for my first ever mammogram at 40 years old. I didn't think much … more…

imageRick - 9 year cancer free anniversary 9-17-2009/9-17-2018  Today I celebrate 9 years cancer free. I still remember the first year and how much pain I had to put up with after my surgeries. I'm very blessed to be here with my family and friends. I cherish every day of my life likes it's my last one.  … more…
Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer

imageJane2016 - Moving on  The last day I worked full-time was March 19, 2016. Two days later I was diagnosed with AML and this has been a rough ride fighting cancer, recovering and reclaiming my life. Even though I have been doing very well for the last year, it took me 8 months to find another job in my profession. I've had over 30 interviews: phone, Skype, in person. I felt like this was such an uphill climb and so unfair: I beat cancer, … more…
Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

imageSandy - Pill PTSD  I'm halfway through treatment, feeling a lot of waves of nausea even with the anti-nausea meds. The chemo pills make me want to vomit when I have to take them and I think I now have PTSD from the pills.   I gag anytime I take other pills to manage side effects (anti-nausea, colax, etc).    In fact,  I have lost my appetite 100%. - I wonder if its related tothe pill ptsd (lol).   I'm completely grossed out by food and finding it really hard … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageJeanie - Finished with treatments!   I have finished the treatments!  The next to the last day I started feeling sick.  By the afternoon I started diarrhea that would not stop until the next day. I was afraid I wouldn't get to my last radiation but I did.  Now I'm reluctant to make the drive home because it takes about 4 hours.   … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageInshock - TX 10, 11, 12  2.5 weeks down almost halfway done.  Still eating well but still not gaining weight.  Sure enough, starting to feel radiation burns now with skin around Forest reddened and tender.  I am literally a pain in the *** now 😂😄😂.  Mom and Sis are here from west coast and they are cooking,  cleaning,  treating me like a princess and I am loving it.  Mom is 84 God bless her soul and there's no cooking like Mom's cooking.  I am really blessed.  … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageRichard - 8 DAYS SINCE THE ESCAPE!!!!  a week ago today i finished my chemo/radiation regime.  i have been healing sinc then and hears a small gather up of things, pains, and other happenings since then. .... as some of you know i got mixed up with my days and SUNDAY morning i got up and waited for my workers to come and take the doggies out for a walk......turns out it was only sunday-----not monday ...... went and saw both of my doctors... they seemed pleased...i am scheduled … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageUnsure - It's been awhile  Hey, not sure if anyone remembers me. I see a few familiar people in here, Like Helen Marshall, and Smurf and Tyndall. If I missed seeing you please don't be offended.Was reading an article about a 31 year old with similar stage 4 lung cancer with mets to the brain, and it reminded me that I hadn't popped in her for quite a while so I thought I'd just give a quick update for anyone that might be interested. For those … more…
Type: Lung Cancer

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