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Mari Moody

Mari Moody
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: complete vaginal hysterectomy

Susan Kapuscinski

Susan Kapuscinski
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metastatic Breast Cancer
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mastectomy and reconstruction for left side. Breast lift for right. I had the latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction. I had an expander put in because I was going to have radiation. This surgery was October of 2004.Later, I had the implant put in. That was January of 2006. I think having the muscle in my back redirected to make a pouch…more

Missy

Missy
Cancer Symptoms: bloating,pain in lower left side of stomach
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removal of 5.1 centimeter mass, hysterectomy

Misty England

Misty England
Bio: Hi, I am the wife of a cancer patient. My husband is James, he was diagnosed thyroid cancer about a week ago. He is 32 years of age and we have 2 beautiful children. He had surgery to remove all of this thyroid and will have to have one radiation treatment and hopefully be finished and cancer…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer

Missb

Missb
Bio: I'm a 21 year old single mother of two. *This is MY Story* AT 18: After I had my first child I was feeling REALLY tired. At my 6 week check up with my obgyn my mother mentioned it to her…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Cancer Symptoms: lump in neck
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery wasn't that bad Dec.27th, 2008 Haven't felt 100% like myself

Missyc

Missyc
Bio: Hi, My name is Missy and I have just found out that I have thyroid cancer. Just turned 45. Have 2 great kids, Tricia 21 and Chris 16. Surgery included most of thyroid. Left some of right.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Didn't even know where thyroid was until ENT doctor told me my thyroid was enlarged and boy was it. 2 large nodules. They were not cancerous though. Weird.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery on 01/10/2010 Removed most of thyroid. Left some on right.

Missy

Missy
Bio: I started my battle with cancer 4 years ago as I discovered I had ovarian cancer. I did chemotherapy for 14 months, 7 months later after being in remission discovered it spread to my breast, stomach and brain. Did another long 10 months of chemo and all was better. Went back 5 months ago and discovered I…more
Cancer Type: Sarcoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Epithelioid Hemangioendotheliom Angiosarcoma
Cancer Symptoms: Almost none, just felt pain in my stomach area

Missnurse

Missnurse
Bio: My name is Jennifer. I have been a Registered Nurse for 5 years now. I have a wonderful husband of almost 4 years, Jamie. I also have 2 beautiful daughters, Brianna who just turned two in April and Morgan who was just delivered March 5th this year. My family means the world to me. I had an abnormal pap after…more
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: adenocarcinoma in-situ
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: CONE Biopsy June 10th 2010.

Missangeep

Missangeep
Bio: I am a 34 supposedly healthy African American mother of three rambunctious kids (who are tearing up my kitchen as we speak!) I am also a married, college student majoring in Criminal Justice. I was supposed to graduate in December. Looks like that may not happen.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Small Cell Metastatic Lung Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Pain in ribs, coughing, coughing up blood, shortness of breath.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery is not an option at this point for me

Melissa

Melissa
Bio: i have pancretic cancer i was diagnosed in jan 2009 i was told i would not make it until christmas that year by the end of october i was off chemo and all levels were normal in march of 2010 my levels started to rise again by april i was back in for treatment but i was put on a…more
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Cancer Symptoms: lose of hair, tiredness loss of patience lucky me i dont actually get sick from chemo but there is no end in sight for treatment as they dont have anyone actually beating this type of cancer so they want to keep me on treatment for as long as my body handles it but i think my mind is going to…more
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: had the whipples operation in feb 2009 u go into having that operation knowing that u might not wake up it is like cutting u in half and ripping half ur insides out they took most of the pancrease out part of my stomach part of my bowel and my gall blader the fist 12 hours after that finds out…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: given up on dates the first time on chemo was 7 months and this time has been 9 months

T

T
Bio: I'm coming up on my 6th year in remission. And I thank God for it.
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Cancer Symptoms: Horrible abdominal pains... "full" feeling after a few bites of food... "pregnant" belly... headaches...
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had a hysterectomy on 03/17/2005. Both ovaries had tumors on them the size of footballs. My fallopian tubes and part of my bowel was consumed. All of this was removed.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had my first chemo treatment on 04/07/2005 (my little brother's birthday) and I went for 6 hours a day, once every 3 weeks...

Miss Lia

Miss Lia
Bio: 27 year old Hispanic, female in a 4 year relationship with her boyfriend. Professional in the medical device industry. Large family with strong relationships with her siblings. Newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer and getting ready to start chemo.
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1

Missym

Missym
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Classical Papillary Thyroid Carcenoma
Cancer Symptoms: Enlarged Thyroid with nodules throughout it.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery - Thyroidectomy, Date - Sept 12th 2011, Side Effects - Chronic Nausea, Strained Vocal Cords, & Breathing Issues.

Amanda

Amanda
Bio: I am a 32 year-old mother of 2 kiddos (6 year-old daughter and 4 year-old son), wife and small business owner with my husband. We transplanted to Las Vegas from Chicago 9 years ago and I was recently and suddenly diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). I went to the hospital because I hadn’t been feeling well and I…more
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: AML
Cancer Symptoms: tired, lethargic, flu-like symptoms, bruising, loss of appetite, dizziness and passing out
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I've had 2 rounds of induction therapy and just finished my 4th round of consolidation therapy. Side effects have been different with each round. My hair only fell out my first round. Have experienced nausea, dizziness, weight loss, appetite loss, headaches, brain bleeds, metal-like taste in my mouth and food, lethargy, loss of endurance and stamina, chemo brain, grogginess and…more

Melissa

Melissa
Bio: I'm a wife and mom to three girls. I had started running and had even completed 2 10km races when I found a tiny bump in my neck. My Dr referred me to a general surgeon who assured me it was nothing but would remove it as it seemed to be bothering me. A week later, …more
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Nodular Sclerosing
Cancer Symptoms: Enlarged lymph node above collarbone, night sweats, itchy skin, fatigue
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 28 day cycle. Chemo on days 1 and 15. 6 cycles or 12 treatments

Tamara

Tamara
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Pineal Parenchymal Tumour of Intermediate Differentiation (between grades 2 and 3)
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy and biopsy Jan 31st 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: CLV- Cisplatin, Lomustine, and Vincristine Started in June of 2012 and stopped early at the end of December 2012, was supposed to have it till March 2013. Side effects were very bad and the tumour was not responding. Also used Steroids, anti-nausea meds and a daily antibiotic

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