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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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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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Shelly

Shelly
Bio: I'm blessed to be married to an amazing husband who inspires me everyday! Last year, Robert was diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Rectal Cancer at the age of 45 yrs. and our world as we knew it, turned upside down. Hi, my name is Shelly, and I am his "Gladiator Wife" - I prefer this over "caregiver". We have been…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metastatic Rectal Adenocarcinoma
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Occasional blood in stool, continuous undiagnosed bowel issues

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