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Catherine

Catherine
Cancer Type: Pancreatic Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 2b pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms: Jaundice, chronic pancreatitis
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 7/26/2017
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Folfirinox 10/17-3/2018; Gemzar 4/18-7/2018; Xeloda 8/18-9/2018

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Roderick

Roderick
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarinoma of Colon
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Stomach Ache, Intestinal Obstruction
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 20.10.2015 right Hemicolectomy

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Mike

Mike
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Mantle cell lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Swollen lymph nodes through out body
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1/1/2015 lymph node removed from neck. Messed up my shoulder.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Jan 22, 2015 R Chop was the first. Mostly tired some nauseous spells
Death Date: 2015
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Micah

Micah
Bio: Wife, and mom who can't sit still. I am a hairdresser by trade and an artist/crafter/junker by hobbie. I live in Searcy, Ar.
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: adinocarcinoma: K-RAS positive
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Extreme change in bowel habits leading up to complete constipation (blockage) and weight loss
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: had 12 inches of colon removed along with 14 lymph nodes, 5 of which were positive. Mets to the liver. Surgeon made an incision from an inch above my navel down, about 10 inches. No colostomy… so far. 12/14: hysterectomy to remove metastasis on ovary.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: folofox: 3/14-9/14, starting again 1/15
Death Date: July 27, 2015
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Brenda

Brenda
Bio: First and mostly, I am so glad I stumbled on this site. I was thinking I may need to find a support group at one point but have never done anything like that before so I am happy to read other inspirational stories from you all and plan to use everyone here as my groupies. : )…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Rectal cancer
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue for several months. Occasional blood in stools. Bloating
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: First surgery was 1/6/14 to remove large mass and create an ileostomy. Surgery went great(Robotic--6 hours) but my body didn't want to be as positive about everything. Lost all appetite for several days and then began vomiting if I drank any fluids. After doing a Small Bowel xray, found a small narrowing near the site of the…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Began with Xeloda in pill form that was simultaneous with my Radiation. 6 weeks Mon-Fri. Didn't have any problems with this drug whatsoever. March 2014 began Oxaliplatin and 5FU for the next 6 months. I where a pump for 48 hours of continuous infusion every other week. I was told to be cautious of cold…more

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Meghan

Meghan
Cancer Type: Appendiceal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Appendiceal Carcinoma
Appendiceal Cancer Symptoms: Constant stomach ache

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Scott

Scott
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colon cancer
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Temp ileostomy Nov 2015 Colon resection Feb 2016 Reversed ileostomy Dec 2016
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 6 weeks Flourcil (pills) and radiation Oct - Nov 2015 10 sessions IV chemo (avastin, oxilaplatin,irenitecan, 5-Fu) Apr - Sep 2016 Hands and feet numness Little nausea Fingernails thinned Balding

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Jenmercer

Jenmercer
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma

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Jordan

Jordan
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 Colorectal Cancer with metastases
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: The very first symptoms which is what would lead to my diagnosis, was weakening in my legs which after a short time led to complete numbness and inability of function from the bottom of my ribcage down, I couldn't walkor stand, I couldn't urinate, deficate, nothing. There was a lot of pain in my back where the cancer had spread…more

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Nirva

Nirva
Cancer Type: Pancreatic Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Confusion between Stage II and IV
Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms: Severe body itching, juandice, severe abdominal pain, 20 lbs weight loss.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Whipple surgery : 18 December 2018 Bile duct stent : 24 May 2018
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Nine rounds of Folfirinox treatment before surgery and more after.

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