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Carol

Carol
Bio: Hi, my name is Carol, I live in Alberta Canada, I was married for 29 years and have 3 gorgeous sons. I knew I was sick for a while, but had no idea with what. I really had to…more
Cancer Type: Kidney Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Memory Loss, Lower Back Pain, Night Sweats, Fatigue, Confusion, Water Retention, Bloating, Toxicity Weight Gain - RCC Discovered during ultrasound for doctors theory of me having PCOS - due to my symptoms. CT Scan confirmed suspected RCC and 4 nodes…more
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy to remove tumor on Left Kidney, March 25th 2011 - Surgery was a great with good margins taken. Side effects were extreme nausea, lung collapse, and continual fluid on left lung to date.

Sterling

Sterling
Bio: Husband > 30 years. Father of two adult children. I am in awe of the brave people on this site.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Bilateral Thyroid Cancer, Papillary carcinoma, follicular variant
Cancer Symptoms: Mostly hypothyroid type symptoms.

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

Richard

Richard
Bio: 67 year old veteran, gay with 3 dachshunds living in Los Angeles. celi-bracy(celebrating my celibacy) for the last 15 years. always stayed fit and felt as if I was taking care of my body quite well..... this just goes to…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: squamous cell carcionoma
Cancer Symptoms: a week after having completed my PSA and urine tests(5/22/18), i noticed blood in the toilet and completed the F.I.T--fecal immunochemical test.... I forgot to mail it in and drove to the VA and had them give me…more

Neal

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

Admin

Admin
Bio: This is the administrative account for Blog for a Cure. Usually the posts from this account are new features or policies or news about bloggers who might of passed away.

Carly

Carly
Bio: I'd struggled with Bartholin Cysts for years & eventually diagnosed with Vulva Cancer. It's been a tough road but this journey has taught me everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reasons suck but most times the lessons are powerful.…more
Cancer Type: Vulva Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Vulva Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Pain in vaginal area
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 Groin lymph nodes removed before treatment. After chemo and radiation the rest of tumour was surgically removed. Process called radical vulvectomy. Post surgery I had serious infection resulting in a 2 week hospital stay and debridment.

Cathy

Cathy
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: "Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma", Moderately Differentiated
Cancer Symptoms: No Symptoms. I would have never known had it not been for my annual Mammogram.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery: March 15th...To Be Continued.

Lynn

Lynn
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Aggressive Diffuse Large B Cell
Cancer Symptoms: Sudden large tumour on inside of thigh
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R CHOP, effectiveness stalled after 5 treatments GDP, 2 treatments ineffective ICE, to begin asap

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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