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Wotsa Use

Wotsa Use
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: skin cancer
Cancer Symptoms: bad skin

Dr. Burwell

Dr. Burwell
Bio: Hi there, I am a researcher at The University of Georgia and I study the impact of breast cancer on younger women and their families. I need help finding younger women and their spouse/partner to complete these surveys so that I can better understand some of the psychosocial issues and needs that follow breast cancer diagnosis. I'm attaching the…more

Clairen

Clairen
Bio: typically i do not fancy myself much of a blogger, but here goes nothing. my name is claire, i am 22 years old, ran cross country and track in university, and was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia almost 2 months ago. i was diagnosed after living in vancouver for a few weeks while i was a grad student at UBC.…more
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia)
Cancer Symptoms: fatigue, bruising easily, swollen neck glands, cuts not healing easily, trouble sleeping, a crazy, vivid, and emotional dream that i had about my brother getting cancer.

Frank Baldizan

Frank Baldizan
Bio: Sixty nine year old antique dealer, rescuer of three loving shelter dogs.
Cancer Type: Tongue Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squalmous Cell Carcinoma/Right Tonsil/Back of Tongue/Right Lymph Nodes
Cancer Symptoms: Strange taste and loss of taste but no pain, no lumps or other symptoms. Discovered during a routine MRI. I thought it was sinus trouble.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Three Cisplatin chemo doses, Jan 4, Jan 26, Feb 16. Never got the Feb 16 dose as I was too sick from throwing up.

Megan

Megan
Bio: I created a blog profile because my Mom has rectal cancer and is going through chemotherapy. Noone in my family has ever had cancer so noone knows what to expect. I'm hoping that I can learn and understand through people that are going through the same thing as my Mom. Thank you. ~I'm 25 ~Born and raised in Maryland ~Brother and Sister: Adam-23…more

Andrea

Andrea
Bio: Going in for my yearly physically was always very normal and I never worried much because I was a pretty healthy 20 year old. Until 2001 when they found a lump on my thyroid. I saw an endrocronologist and after two negative biopsies they decided to remove the nodule because it was growing, but not cancer I was told. Ok,…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Medullary thyroid cancer

Arlene

Arlene
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Cancer Symptoms: none
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Carboplatin and taxotere,first treatment went well without much side effects. Look forward to the others.

Alexandra Fedel

Alexandra Fedel
Bio: Hi, My name is Alexandra. I don't have cancer i am in 10th grade and go to Eagle Ridge Academy in Brighton, co. Lately in my Biology class we have been researching Cancer and mutations and i was reading a lot of Blogs and how you guys get threw Cancer. I like reading them and writing about them.

Patsy

Patsy
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Blood in stools,painful bowel movements,change in stool ,change in bowel movements and fatigue
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: colonoscopy 6/8/12 Liver biopsy 6/29/12

Sherry

Sherry
Bio: I am a 36 year old girl with stage 4 peritoneal cancer. I am happily married to my high school sweetheart of 19 years & we have a beautiful baby girl that just turned 2 on March 25, 2012. I was diagnoses on December 8, 2011 after a year & a half of severe pain and going back &…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Peritoneal Cancer Stage 4
Cancer Symptoms: Nauseous, severe pain in my liver like someone was stabbing me over & over again. Pain in my shoulder that radiated up through my veins in my neck, like someone was blowing my veins up with air. Pain was so bad it was extremely hard to breath, sleep, sit down or lay down. Very lethargic.

Terbear

Terbear
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: 6 months of blood in stools, uncomfortable to sit, feeling of still having to go after going.

Sherbear510

Sherbear510
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A

Joy

Joy
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: Lower back pain, abdominal pain, fatigue, sore neck

Denise

Denise
Bio: My name Is Denise DesMarais-Fearn born on June 20, 1955. I have been married twice before my current marriage which is the very one Im keeping!! Im mother of 3 very wonderful adult children. Two boys and one daughter. I have 5 VERY AWESOME grandchildren. 3 boys and two girls. I am approaching 60 and cannot wait for it. I…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Cancer Symptoms: Bloating, Frequent urinating and very light spotting
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: August 20, 2014 Complete and total hysterectomy, removal of tubes, ovaries, cervix, uterus, lymph nods, appendix . Very few side effects. Had one de-solving stitch that took a while to de-solve and caused a sharp piercing pain in the incision area for about 2 months. Have had some cold sweats which may be caused from chemo. Will no more…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Chemo consisted of 6 total treatments - 1 treatment every 21 days of a variety of steroids, anti-nausia meds and anti allergy meds along with 300mg of Taxal & 580mg of Carboplatin. Treatments started on Oct 2, 2014 and then every 21 days from there with the exception of late Dec. which was 25 days because the 21st day fell on…more

Brooke

Brooke
Bio: I don't know I wasnt too special before I got diagnosed. I was just like.... Average? Lazy sort of food obsessed fangirl thing that watches game of thrones....
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: ALL Leukemia
Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, vommiting, sick, flu like symptoms, ear ache, my dog started acting really weird too. Increased heart rate, pale, dizzy, lazy, moody (idk) I actually don't know why I put up with it at all what the hell...
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Got the port thing in and my arm stiffened up ALOT back stiffened up ALOT night sweats nightmares sadness. Also LP's which are hard because I got a shit back.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I'm getting three chemo a dont know what they're called but they all make me feel like crap. But whatever makes me better I guess. Fatigue, sick, swollen ankles, sensitive skin, pins and needles in finger tips. Bowel movements slow down. But speed up after a while

Heather

Heather
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Itching, lump in anus.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Xeloda - nausea and reflux

Raymond

Raymond
Bio: stage T1b no mo synovial sarcoma of the left neck treated with surgical excision and neck dissection followed by adjuvant radiation to a dose of 63Gy/30 fractions treatment completed 24/06/2014 a CT scan was done on the 3/7/2015 i got the results on the 7/7/2015 to find a shower of nodules in both lungs. i go and see the medical…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: synovial sarcoma
Cancer Symptoms: fatigue short breth

Andrea

Andrea
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Pete

Pete
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Sigmous cell carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Trouble going for 4 months after big move and start of new job. Doctors thought it was stress related. Gastro doc finally did a physical exam.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Taste buds, no desire to eat and big weight loss.

Jordan

Jordan
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer with metastases
Cancer Symptoms: The very first symptoms which is what would lead to my diagnosis, was weakening in my legs which after a short time led to complete numbness and inability of function from the bottom of my ribcage down, I couldn't walkor stand, I couldn't urinate, deficate, nothing. There was a lot of pain in my back where the cancer had spread…more

Jeanie

Jeanie
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A

Katie

Katie
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

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