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There are 7010 Cancer Fighters in this community helping each other. Find support while battling cancer from people who have gone through it before you. It is so much easier knowing you are not alone. It is so much easier connecting with people who get it. Together we are stronger.

Questions on Your Cancer Diagnosis?

Do you have a quick question on how to deal with some part of your cancer diagnosis? Post your questions here in the community and someone has probably gone through it already and is happy to help. There are so many kind people who want to make it easier for the next cancer warrior going through this tough time.

Why Share Your Story?

Journaling about your battle with cancer is a great way to relieve stress. We can let go of some things after writing them down. Also, I found it helpful to keep track of what treatments and doctors I saw and on what dates.

As a bonus, it helps someone else to read what you are going through. And it feels good to help people.

What is Your Cancer Story?

Everyones path is a little bit different but by sharing your story someone else may benefit from knowing they are not alone in this path.

How Many People Are Diagnosed with Cancer?

There are 1,735,350 estimated people who will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018 in the United States. [1] The top four most common cancers are breast cancer, lung cancer and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, and colon and rectum cancer.

Cancer Bloggers Below

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imageVanessa - Home from work again  This chemo is kicking my butt lately. Seems all I can do is rest. Feeling down. … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageLarissa - The Stones along the Way...journal April 22 2019  The stones along the way...journal April 22 2019 Recently I was invited to celebrate with a friend that conquered the nasty creature we refer to as cancer, personally I would like to use less tasteful words but I will refrain.  As I sat at the table looking at the small group of friends she chose to hold close that day I was reminded of the portion of my path that mirrored hers. I adore paths, I am drawn to paths in photos, … more…
Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer

imageSterling - Potential Resources  I received these in an email, so I haven't personally used them...but I did check out the links.   "For what it's worth" here they are: Cancer Support Community   This one is a service offered at some Walgreens pharmacies: Walgreens "Feel More Like You"  God bless all ! Sterling … more…
Type: Thyroid Cancer

imageNeal - Poems - Just Because - a Spectrum  Hi. It is Spring. Poems seem to go well with Spring. The first one is light, and after the next few, the tone gets light again and perhaps you will be moved to laugh at one or two. As time progresses, and my grief changes colors, my writing has broadened. If a couple of these I have posted before, please forgive the repetition. Although, I have edited them and they are a little different than before.   Flutterbye (she's a butterfly) Dazzling colors flitter as … more…
Type: Pancreas Cancer

imageLmtd - I feel as if I have had cancer forever  I first felt a lump in my breast in early February of 2015. My Mother had died of cancer, but I NEVER thought I would get it. Foolish thinking. My Mother and I did not get a long at all, I was very close to my Dad. I honestly thought that I would never get cancer because I didn't want to be anything like my Mother. Went to MD. He ordered a mammogram. I had not had one in FIVE … more…

imageKaren - Two Years After My Dad's Death    It's been almost two years since my Dad died from pancreatic cancer May 1, 2017.  I felt the need to post because in a way, it helps heal me (and because I am so damn emotional around this time.) I guess it comes with the territory of having been there when your loved one passes away, feeling their body and head still warm but knowing that they are somehow gone from this world. I thought maybe I would reflect on what … more…
Type: Pancreas Cancer

imageVanessa - 2nd Chemo today  2nd chemo today. Everything went well, even the stick into the port this time. Now we battle the side effects and try and stay strong. Hair is already falling out pretty good. I'm going to shave my head Saturday. I'll be all ready for an Easter bonnet! … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageSterling - Fascinating reading on gene editing  I was in the doctor's office...this time not for me!  They had a copy of the magazine "Wired", March issue. Several very interesting articles that I think many; of us can understand: The WIRED Guide to Crispr A Clever New Strategy for Treating Cancer, Thanks to Darwin I really believe the future of treatment of most any disease is through genetics. I'm not saying there are any silver bullets out there yet, but there is promise.  It is a rapidly expanding study. You might find the … more…
Type: Thyroid Cancer

imageVanessa - Chemo kicked my butt today  Well, chemo kicked my butt today. Had to leave work and go home. Throwing up at work is no fun. We'll try this again tomorrow! … more…
Type: Breast Cancer

imageJeanie - hair loss  I am almost 7 months out from treatment of Cisplatin, 5FU and radiation.  I have not noticed hair loss until the last month when my hair has thinned.  Has anyone else experienced this so long after treatment?  How long does it take to grow back? … more…
Type: Anal Cancer

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