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Mary

Mary
Bio: Received anal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) diagnosis three years ago. Fortunately, for me: stage 1. I acted on very few, very mild symptoms and the brilliant British NHS did the rest. Treatment survived. Adapting still to effects of radiation.
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: originally: tiny amounts of bleeding, fecal incontinence, passing of clear mucous. Later itching at the site of the tumour.

Neal

Neal
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4

Rose

Rose
Bio: I am a 60 year old white female who has been diagnosed with Cancer on 1/21/17
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Infiltrating keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: 3 1/2 cm growth believed to be an extra large strombrous hemmoroid removed on 1/16/2017. Bled alot and very painfully. Taken off but stem and surrounding areas still there
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Had growth removed in Candler Memorial in Letter by Dr Headley. He thought it was just an hemorrhoid until the pathology report came back
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Will start 1/27/17

Patricia

Patricia
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive adenocarcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Not feeling well,no energy,right lower quadrant pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Will be having a hemicolectomy on 4/25

Danell

Danell
Bio: Healthy as can be training for my 6th Half Marathon. In May I had an excellent annual physical. All blood work good. In July, I found a lump on my thyroid and in the matter of days a…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse B Cell Lymphoma
Cancer Symptoms: No Symptoms - Found due to lumps on thyroid and breast but according to PET scans these are not the nasty ones. 2018 - Found breast lump on self exam
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 7/29/10FNA of thyroid (not bad), 8/5/10Vacuum Assisted Core Needle Biopsy on breast mass(Ouch but better in 24 hours),8/18/10 mediport insertion(localized soreness),8/19/10 Bilateral Bone Marrow Biopsy(Ouch followed by days of sore) Lumpectomy 3/16/18 with Sentinel Node Biopsy
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-CHOP starts 8/26/10 Major Side Effects Day 1-3 Headache and Diarrhea Mouth Sores Days 3-6 TCH starts 4/23/18

Jennifer

Jennifer
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: atypical neuroendocrine carcinoma

Cindy

Cindy
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anal cancer squamous cell
Cancer Symptoms: Anal skin tag...burning..itching...cramps....constipation ....tired
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Two groin nodes removed July 2, 2012 Anal skin tag removed Aug, 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Starting Aug 27th 5FU and Mito C

Inshock

Inshock
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2

Deborah

Deborah
Bio: I am a 64 year old wife and caretaker for my husband who was diagnosed in Oct, 2016 with Pancreatic Cancer. My fears are the hardships we will be certain to endore and an uncertain future. Shall we…more
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Pain, fatigue, loss of appetitie, depression and anxiety.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: May 5, 2017. Hospitalized for 6 days. Came home with tubes, drains and a feeding tube.
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