Who's on the Cancer Blog Community?

There are 6952 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

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imageLarissa - Life is percentages.....journal February 22 2019  Recently I shared more about the genetic cancer disorder I carry and passed onto all 3 of my children.  I was asked by many people if the  high percentages of passing it along truly made it worth the risks to reproduce.   Given the fact I did not know the risks of this particular gene going into my family planning it did not cross my mind, but then again don’t we face risks and percentages each and every day? There are studies … more…
Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer

imageRichard - BOUDREAUX'S BUTT PASTEBOUDREAUX'S BUTT PASTE
Type: Anal Cancer

imageNeal - Levity or How This Poem Was Born  If brevity is the soul of wit (Shakespeare) Is levity the fool of s***? Tool of twits? Drool of ditz Fuel of fits Glue of glitz Jewel of nits Pool of pits Rule of wits Tool of wits Whole of hits Droll of wit - define droll - curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement- that's the one Role of wits Laugh that hits Laugh that smits - btw, "smits" is a valid word in Scrabble. I looked it up. Plural of s m i t which is to stain, tarnish, … more…
Type: Pancreas Cancer

imageRichard - ITCHY BOOTY CHEEKS ANYBODY???????  so i dont know if its the small roid i have growing right inside of my butthole---thanks to chemo and/or radiation----god bless small annoyances----its not really at the lips  but more so on the cheek walls right outside of the lips. as i use a bidet and do not use toilet paper to wipe-----so 12th century.... maybe its the moisture left over you might opine-----WRONG WRONG WRONG MOISTURE BREATH! as i dry it with toilet paper that i blot with and then i … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

imageThomas - Black and White  ... for Thomas (and in answer to Neal's poetry challenge) ...   "Black and White"   Your black and white fur covers pillows and blankets like sunshine on me   Our black and white life Full of fun and playful joy Meant the world to me   My black and white dreams Of angels and rainbow light So precious to me   May black and white days And black and white nights always Bring comfort to me … more…
Type: Bone Cancer

imageNeal - Poem Collection February 2019  An eclectic selection from my heart to yours. Sorry about any format glitch, this program is a B.....   MY HEART HAS GROWN Her soul forever with me, I feel her in my heart Physically no longer present, love and spirit never apart She sees and hears and knows, what I think and what I feel, Sometimes I recognize the signs, sometimes not sure they’re real Her soul now lives as part of mine, her voice a harmony tight and neat, Our resonance thus combined, makes my melody … more…
Type: Pancreas Cancer

imageCarly - One year  Hey everyone!  It’s been a while since I posted, but I do update my personal blog linked in my bio. I’ve just reached my one year cancer free anniversary which is also my 1 year of ostomy life. This site has been a true blessing for me and I’ll continue to log on and read about how everyone is doing. I’m hoping this 2nd battle will be my last and that things really don’t come in 3’s.  Just waiting for hernia surgery now, but the … more…
Type: Vulva Cancer

imageJane2016 - Three year anniversary   Three years ago I started feeling the first symptoms from AML, but wasn't diagnosed until the end of March of 2016. What a journey it has been, but I am happy to report that I am doing very well. Last fall I moved to the Bay Area from Michigan to start a new job, and I love California. I haven't had any luck trying to get to see an oncologist that specializes in AML/stem cell transplants to continue my follow-ups, … more…
Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

imageThomas - Angel ThomasAngel Thomas
Type: Bone Cancer

imageBill - Thank you Costco!  Moms Across America presented 89,000 signatures to Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Costco, requesting they stop selling Roundup. Costco said yes! They did not order Roundup for their spring sales! Glyphosphate may someday be gone, but for now we’ll take our victories where we can get them! Bill … more…
Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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