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Jennifer

Jennifer
Bio: I am a 10 year breast cancer survivor. I was initially diagnosed in December 1998, the cancer metastasized to the bone and lungs in 2003, the liver in 07 and brain in 08. I have had many different chemo drugs, radiation to both breast and brain and hormonal therapies. I am now on Avastin and Gemzar, and tolerating it very…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

Dee

Dee
Bio: I am a primary peritoneal stage IIIC survivor of 3 years but have had a recurrence now. The cells showed up on my liver this time and one up against my spine. I am looking to talk to folks who are going through treatment, having side effects and anything else that is supportive.
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Primary Peritoneal Serous
Cancer Symptoms: Constipation, diahrrea, bloating, weight gain, feeling full quickly.. etc...
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cancer debulking with all the works...
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Taxol/Carbo IV 2 rounds 21 days apart Taxol/Cispatin IP 8 rounds done day 1 day 8

Deb

Deb
Bio: Hi, my name is Deb, and I was diagnosed with breast cancer two and a half weeks ago. My mother died of the disease, and I'm BRCA positive, so I'm having a double mastectomy in about a month, followed by chemo, etc. It's going to be a long process, but if I end up in remission at the…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive (infiltrating) ductal carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Showed up on my ultrasound at my yearly checkup
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Bilateral Mastectomy with reconstruction (latissimus dorsi/tissue expanders) in four weeks, then another surger in around 4 months to have my expanders removed and permanent implants put in.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: FEC and taxotere. Three treatments of each starting 2/11

Doreen

Doreen
Bio: Hi,I am 69 and love animals, nature, and of course people. I have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. I've been active all my life raising Thoroughbred race horses and Boston Terriers. I have COPD and thyroid problems and now Non Hodgkin Follicular B cell Lymphoma. I thought my lymphoma symstoms were from COPD and thyroid. I live in the country and…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non Hodgkins Follicular B CELL Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, aching bones, afternoon, day or night sweat flashes, red patches on back of legs above ankles, shortness of breath.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lymph node biopsy.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: CVP-R So far I have fatigue and prednisone make me anxios and nervious

John

John
Bio: Hemorrhoid symptom/misdiagnosis early 2011. Perianal mass continued to grow in size/discomfort. Excision of mass 26 NOV 2012. Biopsy revealed a condyloma (wart) with HPV effect alongside a grade 2/3 invasive squamous cell carcinoma. CT scans complete, T1N0M0.
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Cancer of the anal canal

Margaret Renee

Margaret Renee
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: invasive ductile carcinoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: The Doctor almost fainted in the room when he saw what he had done. Now a month after and the incision is coming apart because the skin was so damaged it is now separating. I am so scared.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: They are not doing anything as of yet it has been a month and I am told it will take another month for this to heal . Who really knows. I am so afraid of that surgeon I don't want to see him . I think I should be on hormonal therapy or something besides sitting around with my skin…more

Lynne

Lynne
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcenoma
Cancer Symptoms: no symptoms, incidental findings during my Annual Checkup
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: daily intake of a chemo tablet

Rick

Rick
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Nothing notable, biopsy of HPV growth
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mytomycin and 5-FU weeks 1 and 5. Facial outbreak from 5-FU, sensitivity to spicy anything. By end of 1st week my mint toothpaste was too much.

Laurie

Laurie
Bio: I am 48 and have been experiencing lower back pain (I do have herniated discs and annular tears in the back)and lower right abdominal swelling. History of ovarian cysts small fibroid found a year ago in uterus along with 2 small ovarian cysts (1 on ea ovary) I've been experiencing numbness in the back on the right side that…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Small Cell Adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer Stage IV
Cancer Symptoms: Shortness of breath, fatigue,unable to eat felt full after small meals. Back/hip/leg pain, chronic cough.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: none
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: none

Lludlow63

Lludlow63
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer

LaJana

LaJana
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Cervial Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Pain in lower right abdomen and heavy periods.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hysterectomy, 11/05/15
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin, 5 treatments. (6 chemo treatments were ordered but a low WBC kept me form having the 6th one) Starting December 2015, ending January 2016. Side effects: Sleeplessness, weakness, nausea, hair loss and exhaustion.

Benji

Benji
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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