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Rachael

Rachael
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Acute Monocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Enlarged glands all over my body; insane tiredness, I basically got home and all I did was sleep; swelling all over my body, but especially around my face and my eyesight got really bad, to the point where I actually had to get glasses. We thought it was Glandular Fever (Mono). I wish.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hickman Line 1-18th May 2012 Hickman Line 2-21 august 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had Etoposide, Daunorubicin and Cytarabine. I had it over 4 rounds, each round about 3 weeks apart. My hair fell out, I felt so sick and so so tired. With the first round, my legs got insanelt itchy because of the Etoposide. My tastes changed-I lost my sweet tooth! Nad things didn't have much taste. There is still a…more

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Eveline

Eveline
Bio: No history of cancer in the family. Everyone suffered from heart issues. Therefore I've been eating clean, organic where available, cook with olive and coconut oil, don't eat junk food, but do eat lots of fruits and veggies and fish organic chicken. Been working out with hubby for about 20 years. We're going to the YMCA 6 days a week…more
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: AML
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: No symptoms prior to chemotherapy
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started induction chemotherapy for AML on 25th September with "7+3 for 24 hours. I got Daunorubicin for 15 minutes the first 3 days while getting cytarabine the rest of the 24 hours. After the 3 days, the cytarabine continued 24 hours for the balance of the rest of the 7 days. I was medicated with multiple medications to prevent some…more

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Nicole

Nicole
Bio: I am Nicole, a four-time survivor of Leukemia. I was first diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on October 26, 2010.  I participated in a two and one-half year clinical trial at Stanford University Medical Center.  The treatment regimen was extremely aggressive to say the least.  After three months of hospitalization and daily treatments (8-12 hours/day, 7 days/week) lasting…more
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Refractory ALL
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Two bilateral knee surgeries, Avascular Necrosis (AVN), July 2013,Oct 2014; Eye surgery (left eye), Retinal Detachment (isolated CNS relapse), May 2015
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: October 2010 - current; Unfortunately, I've had nearly every side effect from chemotherapy.

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Melanie

Melanie
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Sabrina

Sabrina
Bio: I am supporting my 5month olds father, my incredible boyfriend, Brendon, who is 21 and just diagnosed with ALL
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: B cell Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Symptoms: Fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, hair loss,

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Donna

Donna
Bio: I am 65 years old. Born and live in New York. I have a Liberal Arts degree, a Masters degree in Educational Supervision and a Doctorate degree in Management. I taught Management courses at a local college and a university. I also worked in a law office.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Cough, tumors in lymph nodes in lungs, metastasized in right hip
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hysterectomy 2009
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started chemo on July 7, 2016 - May 5, 2017 Side effects - nausea, vomiting, mouth sores

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Hailey

Hailey
Bio: My name is Hailey. I'm 18 years old and since April 18th 2018, I've been fighting cancer. These last 6 months have really tested my faith. They've tested who I am as a person. I've come out on top. I know it's a late start. I have one more round of chemotherapy and then I can ring my bell and…more
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Fatigue, rash, lower back pain, wisdom teeth flare up, bruising at the slightest pressure.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: On April 19th 2018, I had a Port-a-Cath placed in the right side of my chest. I didn't feel it at first. It didn't bother me. But then came the first needle change. The port is like a small disc that sits inside a pocket of muscle near my heart. A tube directly transports blood products,chemotherapy, and antibiotics directly into…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: On April 19th 2018, I also received my first dose of chemotherapy. I don't remember much of what happened during this time except I broke out in a red rash from head to toe and ran a fever for 5 days straight. The red drug, daunorubicin, makes me extremely sick. I'm a wreck when they give it to me.

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Nemi

Nemi
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Cchua

Cchua
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Ward

Ward
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: T-cell

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