10 Tarceva (Erlotinib) Cancer Blogs

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Kiwifestor

Kiwifestor
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: I had a lump that grew, nothing else was wrong
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Double masectomy 11/10/2011 Transflap 5/2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I've been in chemo since june 2011. I was taking 3 different kinds every three weeks but now have gone to just one kind. the initial treatments caused heartburn, hair loss, vision loss, hearing loss, skin discoloration, skin burns, nausea and vomiting, dizzyness, hot flashes, chemo induced asthma, chemo induced menopause, bone pain, I was not able to…more

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Donnie

Donnie
Bio: Quick bio on me, born and raised in Jersey City New Jersey, quit high school, joined the US Navy in 1973, got my GED in the Navy, did 11 years in the Navy, married and moved to California. Worked for the federal government for 20 years, forced retirement in 2003, moved to the mountains in southern California, got a job…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non Small Cell Carcinoma
Death Date: March 29, 2011
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Samantha

Samantha
Bio: Grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Ga. Graduated from GA State University in 2002 with my bachelors degree. Became a mom January 2005. Ran a hotel and restaurant until diagnosis.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 non small cell adenocarcinoma
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, headaches due to brain mets
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 11/27/12 hair loss
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: One a day pill forever (took 150 mg for 2 years). Down to 100 mg due to vertigo, fatigue. Other side effects, slow/non hair growth, rash, dry skin, dry mouth

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Nicole

Nicole
Bio: I want to help cancer survivors that are having financial hardship due to cancer. There are a lot of places that help you while in treatment but where is the help for survivors. I starting off by selling t-shirts online @teespring.com/we all matter.#allcancerpatientlivesmatter my oncologist didn't think my life mattered, God said my life do matter. Support is well needed,…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: inflammatory breast cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: I had a growing tumor that was painful
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3-01-13 port put in, 10-4-13 Double mastectomy and recostructive surgery. 3-12-15 Partical hysterectomy surgery. 8-13-15 implants put in, Side effects are me being in pain 24/7.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3-8-2013 To 11-5-13 chemo. I be off balance, I throw up, lost hair, bones ache, hot flashes all side effects.

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Jo

Jo
Bio: Almost 8 years ago in about December my mother started to cough up blood. She was only 39 at the time. The doctors told her it was pneumonia and left it at that. After numerous trips to the doctors they finally decided to run some tests including a CT scan. Now you see we never expected to find anything abnormal. My…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Shortness of breath and coughing up blood.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: December 2004 - Present off and on. On Avastin and Tarceva currently, but stopping to start a new chemo.

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Crystal

Crystal
Bio: This Blog is about My Mother Kathy, She is 59 years old and was diagnosed with Stage 4 Non Small Cell Lung cancer in 2008.
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non Small Cell Lung
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Coughing up heavy mucus, headaches, nausea, panic attacks, sever chest pain.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Avastin-2008 and 2011, Cisplastin-2009 and 2011, and Tarceva-2011.

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Altlgone

Altlgone
Bio: cancer made me strong
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: altl

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Lotte

Lotte
Bio: My grandmother was my best friend and biggest supporter - she raised me as my mother couldnt. I still miss her a lot every single day
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma (large-cell), NSCLC
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Breathlessness
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Thorax Pain
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Fatigue, acne, diarrhea, numbness and pain in fingers and feet, no appetite, foggy-brained, rheumatism, sensitive to sunlight, no taste, fungus in mouth and lung, partial loss of hair

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Beverly

Beverly
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 1 HER-2
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: December 17, 2008
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: January-April 2009

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Susie

Susie
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Pancreas Cancer Symptoms: Initial jaundice, weight loss, some stomach discomfort

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