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Katherine

Katherine
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage IV
Cancer Symptoms: Pleural effusions around my right lung
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Went in for post menapausal bleeding. My left ovary was enveloped in an unusual cyst. Because if my weight and three previous c-cections I was opened up for surgery and had a complete hysterectomy. Omentum, lymph nodes and fluid were…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Beginning in April I had three treatments with Taxol and carbo platinum as well as Avastin. Joint pain was rough but gone after a week or so. I've mostly been easily tired out. My CA125 went up so I had…more

Nik

Nik
Bio: I was diagnosed with endometrial cancer at age 45. It was a total shock. I thought the bleeding and bloating were caused by fibroids. I was immediately referred to a gynecological oncology surgeon, who performed the surgery 12/07/2017. Started radiation…more
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: endometrial adenocarcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding, Bloating, Pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Total Hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Nausea, Constipation

Ann

Ann
Bio: Hello Family and Friends, Cheyenne suggested I create a blog that would make it easy for us to update you all in one place on how things are progressing. Thank you all for reaching out to me and to…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Triple Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer

Billea

Billea
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endocrine
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Whipple procedure 12/01/2015. No side effects really at all. I was extremely lucky. I was off work for three months and now just about back to normal.

Neal

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

Ann

Ann
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma in the anus, basaloid, and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine
Cancer Symptoms: Blood in stools, lower right abdominal pain. Frequent bouts of diarrhea.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Tumor excision 7/31/15
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin and 5fu 9/23/15 pump 96 hours/week 1, repeated 4th week 10/21/15 mouth sores, partial hair loss, oral thrush, dehydration, loss of potassium.

Brandon

Brandon
Bio: I'm a 37 year old father of a three year old girl.
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Melanoma with unknown primary
Cancer Symptoms: Painless mass under jaw, likely lymph node. Fatigue. Flu like symptoms at growth. 4cm tumor under jaw and 4cm in left frontal lobe.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 06/26/2015 19 lymph nodes from left, 27 lymph nodes from right. Only one lymph node positive for melanoma. 09/26/2016 craniotomy to remove 4cm tumor from left frontal lobe.

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.

Liz

Liz
Bio: Retired teacher; cat owner
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: ????
Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, weakness, low grade fever, loss of appetite, scared.
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