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Tanya

Tanya
Bio: I currently live in Portland Maine with my husband, Irvin, and our 4 pets. We have a chocolate lab, Eros, and Shih Tzu, Little Bear, a mini-poodle, Bandito, and a kitty, Mowgli.
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Right Ovary: Atypical proliferative (borderline) serous tumor with multiple foci of invasive low grade serous carcinoma. Left Ovary: Same thing, just micro-invasive.
Cancer Symptoms: None really, maybe a little bloating and abdominal pain. This is the scary thing about ovarian cancer; few women have any symptoms at all.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: I've had 3 surgeries total. The 1st was laproscopic when they discovered I didn't have endometriosis, what they originally thought I had. That's when they discovered that the 2 huge tumors were either cancerous or pre-cancerous. On the 2nd surgery they removed the 2 tumors and managed to save my ovaries, but the patholgy sent to Johns Hopkins came back…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Paclitaxel(Taxol)/Carboplatin(Paraplatin) combination, intravenous, 4 treatments total, 3 weeks apart. My first treatment was Oct. 17th. The side effects weren't been too horrible. Days 3-6 I felt really bad, but I never vomited! I just felt VERY weak, and VERY sick. I was so pale I scared myself in the mirror, and sometimes I felt so bad I couldn't even talk.…more

Whyanyone

Whyanyone
Bio: "The World is full of People who will go Their whole Lives and not actually Live one day. She did not intend on being one of them" (a quote found on Curly Girl card) A cautious optimist by nature I have always known that anything can happen to anyone. I was diagnosed with anal cancer just before my 50th birthday. No…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: SCC
Cancer Symptoms: Not a one. No symptoms.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: No surgery as cancer was Stage 1.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: June 23 to August 4. Two rounds of Mitomycin C and 5FU( I know why they call it that!!)......Fatigue, mouth sores, loss of all hair.

Tanya

Tanya
Bio: 2003 - Mastectomy L side, Stage 2 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, 6 rounds Chemo 2005 - Partial L Nephrectomy, Clear Cell Carcinoma, 7 cm 2010 - Mastectomy R Side, Stage 2b, Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, 2 cm
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2

Tiffany Mraz

Tiffany Mraz
Bio: 34 yo wife and mother of 3 kids. Had chest pains after having my gallbladder out. A CT scan showed a large nodule on my thyroid. Papillary carcinoma. Total thyroidectomy on 12/12/10. Rollercoaster ride since then!
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Papillary Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Chest pain and back pain from my gallbladder. Cancer was an "incidental" finding.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Total Thyroidectomy with some lymph removal, 12/27/10. Surgery was a breeze. Recovery was quick. NOw to get these meds straight.

Bethany

Bethany
Bio: 29-year-old journalist and teacher. Was busy travelling and exploring the world when I got hit with a cancer diagnosis. Am now in the process of moving back to Australia to continue with six months chemotherapy. My world has been turned upside down literally but I'm remaining positive and strong. Am going to beat this.
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, shortness of breath, persistent cough, abdominal pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Biopsy, 14/11/11
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-CHOP 25/11/11

Brittany

Brittany
Bio: After years of struggling with endometriosis and infertility my husband I decided enough was enough and elected to have a hysterectomy at the ripe old age of 36. That decision may have saved my life. During what was scheduled as a routine procedure, "abnormal cells" which would later be identified as cancer cells were found in my left ovary. Endometriod…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometriod Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Abdominal Bloating Back Pain Extreme Fatigue Feeling of fullness, unable to eat

Mellany

Mellany
Bio: I am a 40 year old woman and mother of two. Diagnosed with Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma at 36.
Cancer Type: Sarcoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma
Cancer Symptoms: Mass in the back of upper right thigh. Grew quickly. After radiation, surgery and chemo, had mets to lungs in three separate lobes. Have had three thoracatomy procedures and experimental whole lung radiation after multiple areas of spread throughout chest cavity. I have since had pread to my brain (one tumor) resected with a successful craniotomoy followed by whole brain…more
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Craniotomy-2016, Thoracotomy (left)-2015, Thoracotomy (right)-2015, Thoracotomy/Lobectomy (right)-2014, Wedge Resection (primary tumor-right leg)-2013
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Multiple regimens

Brittany

Brittany
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Acute Myeloid Monocytic Leukemia
Cancer Symptoms: Shortness of breath, cough, fatigue, loss of appetite

Beth

Beth
Cancer Type: Liver Cancer

Cindy

Cindy
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colon Mass

Jennifer

Jennifer
Cancer Type: Kidney Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Renal Cell Carcinoma (Chromophobe Type)
Cancer Symptoms: None
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Radical laparoscopic nephrectomy (left) on January 3, 2019

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