Your Search

Search the Blog for a Cure community for a fellow cancer warrior or a type of cancer survivor you are looking. For example breast cancer survivors. You may also want to search for a cancer blog post that you know was posted. You can also search for any cancer symptoms you are having. For example ovarian cancer symptoms.


Cancer Warriors Matching Your Search

Shoppingkharma

Shoppingkharma
Bio: I am a 38 years old cancer survivor who is very happily married to my very best friend and soul mate where we live in San Jose, CA with our Sheltie "Blue Belle" and our Manx cat Tonto. Most people would consider me to be a hard headed modern hippie; a very avid supporter of good karma and doing good…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Epithelial
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 4 major abdominal surgeries: permanent problems digesting
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Taxol/Carbo 12/02-5/03 (with 2 Gemzar treatments) Avastin 8/06- 5/07 Etoposide / Avastin 8/08- Present

Carmel J

Carmel J
Bio: I am still a little lost, so please forgive me. I have only recently been diagnosed with thyroid cancer so am still finding my way a bit. I am due to have the rest of my thyroid removed June 10. I am so scared right now! I know that this cancer is beatable, but I am…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: either papillary or follicular

Channing

Channing
Bio: Diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer on April 21, 2010. Total thyroidectomy August 1. RAI on September 1. I'm an actor and writer, and I love working hard and having fun. I also love learning, reading, and researching, but I'm totally OVER researching, learning, and reading about CANCER. Bleh.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Papillary
Cancer Symptoms: A big ol' lump in my throat.

Stan Carman

Stan Carman
Bio: I am a 38 year old father of three (14, 10, 8). I had stage 3C Colon Cancer. I am currently undergoing FOLFOX Chemo treatment.
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C

Carmen

Carmen
Bio: After a year of shuffling from primary physician to gastroenterologists and hearing opinions from diverticulitis to internal hemorrhoids to anal fissures, I was finally diagnosed by the surgeon who did the biopsy with anal cancer. He told me he knew it was cancer on DRE; unfortunately, my exam with this surgeon came AFTER I endured two of three infrared treatments…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1/22/10: Outpatient surgery biopsy of anal canal and diagnosis; 2/4/10: Outpatient surgery colonoscopy; 2/5/10: Outpatient surgery place Medport; 2/9/10: Transvaginal CT scan of pelvis; 2/26/10: Primary - blood work, antibiotics, vitamin levels; 4/15/10: Surgeon followup; 4/26/10: Gastro followup; 6/1/10: Ultrasound with contrast of pelvis; 6/16/10: Outpatient surgery Ultrasound with contrast of pelvis; 7/16/10: Gynocology consult at Primary concerning possible perforation;…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2/8/10 - 2/12/10: 5-FU and Mytomycin. 3/8/10 - 3/12/10: 5-FU. Nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss, lethargy, weakness, late effect hair thinning.
Death Date: March 11, 2016
Visit Carmen's Memorial

Carmen31

Carmen31
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C
Cancer Symptoms: heavy periods, abdominal pain, constipation, " pregnant belly "
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: TAH/BSO July 2009 tot. pelvic exenteration August 2010
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1st. Chemo July - August 2009 2nd. Chemo February 2010 ip.chemo 3rd. Chemo January 2011 ip.chemo

Carmela

Carmela
Bio: Prior to the diagnosis, I was a 31 year old trying to balance work, school, volunteer work and a toddler. NOW, I'm a blessed mother of a 2 1/2 year old son, named Kinsey, who is fighting to stay strong and become healthy again to watch her son grow up. Everything else is secondary.
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Cancer Symptoms: Abnormal bleeding/ spotting, bleeding after sex, excessive amount of discharge
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Robotic assisted radical trachelectomy, lymph node dissection, staging, bilateral ureteral stent placement & removal and cystoscopy (April 28th, 2011)

Carmen

Carmen
Bio: Hi my name is Carmen im 46 years old i was diagnosed with myeloma early April 2011 only by accident blood test routine my stage is only the beging they say its smouldering i always have had bone pain and always been tired for many years i am not getting any treatment at the moment im on a watch…more
Cancer Type: Multiple Myeloma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Cancer Symptoms: bone pain ,tired all the time immune system a little low ,platelets low 109

Armywife199

Armywife199
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: DCIS stage 0
Cancer Symptoms: All lymph nodes on one side of body swelled w/ low grade fever. lump in breast became noticeable. Turned out to be cyst in the shape of upside down U. Inside the U was what turned out to be the DCIS only seen in ultrasound bright red from the increased circulation contrasted to nearby tissue.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mastectomy (to avoid radiation w/ lumpectomy) and sentinel node biopsy that showed no involvement in the 4 nodes taken. (I needed those to fight infections, there was no reason to take more than 1 until it was tested and 1st shown to be positive)
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: None

Hazel

Hazel
Cancer Type: Prostate Cancer

Shannon

Shannon
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma

Carmel

Carmel
Cancer Type: Sarcoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Pleomorphic Liposarcoma
Cancer Symptoms: Large mass in right thigh
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery on 15th August to remove large mass from right thigh, 5 weeks out from Surgery experienced internal bleed and wound had to be opened again to wash out hematoma, currently two weeks post this second surgery with open wound and vac assisted healing.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: AIM Chemotherapy, 3 cycles, inpatient in hospital for 5 days each cycle, started on 16th May finished on 1st July. Side effects, hair loss, chronic diarrhea, piles, sore mouth, tiredness.

Debbie

Debbie
Bio: There is a number of us that are making a difference in our community. We are very excited about it. What we will introduce to you and share with you will transform your life. It will blow you away. This is something that is way bigger than me and you.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Melanie

Melanie
Bio: Just diagnosed today. Shocked with 10 tumors present in various sizes. Retired teacher
Cancer Type: Bladder Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding. Nauseous. Pain.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Scheduled week of May 22nd 2017

Carmen

Carmen
Bio: Retired Estate Manager from New York City. Moved to Los Angeles three years ago to be near family and warm weather. Diagnosed with anal cancer in November, 2016 after a routine colonoscopy. Prior to colonoscopy procedure I asked doctor to confirm what i believed to be a hemorrhoid (bleeding and discomfort.) Shortly after the colonoscopy Doctor told me…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding and discomfort after a BM.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery to remove tumor
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: not yet determined

Madhu

Madhu
Cancer Type: Nose, Nasal Cavity and Middle Ear
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Maxillary sinus cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Nodes

Charmain72

Charmain72
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular in small intestines
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removal of tumors and portion of small intestines

Jamie

Jamie
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer

Sue

Sue
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Results for arm

Here are some of the cancer communities top pages: anal cancer symptoms, prostate cancer symptoms, and kidney cancer symptoms. We have a lot of symptoms listed that are straight from cancer patients, not doctors.

Blog for a Cure also has a tight group of cancer warriors helping each other out. These are some of our top groups: anal cancer survivors, lung cancer survivors, and breast cancer survivors. Some times it is difficult to talk about anal cancer symptoms and treatment with your friends and family but the warriors on here get it.

Some times it is hard to find what you are looking for in these communities and with so many pages. Please contact us, if there is something particular you are looking for and can't find it.

Personal web publishing service for cancer survivors giving cancer support. 2006 - 2018 Blog for a Cure, LLC. All rights reserved.