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Unsure
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metastatic poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma consistent with pulmonary primary
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: removed a "golf ball" sized tumor, metastatic adenocarcinoma to the brain.

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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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Maureen

Maureen
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Lung
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2/2018 RT upper Lobectomy-VATS ; Pneumonia, Acute Respitory Failure
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin & Etoposide May/18-August/18. Four rounds of treatment 3-4 weeks apart. Side effects- Hair loss, nausea, weakness & fatigue, weight loss

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Vania

Vania
Bio: I'm a 34 year old wife and fur mom. Was a case manager working with individuals with disabilities until about 3 months before my diagnosis. I completed my 6 rounds of chemo and in remission! Heading for a stem cell transplant next!
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse B-cell
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Migraine, weak and swollen leg
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 6 cycles of R-EPOCH

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Kathleen

Kathleen
Bio: I find out 9-29-14 when I begin Chemo treatments. I'm a little nervous but have great support and inspiration around me. I figured this website would be helpful and a good way to get support, advice and help from people who went through or are going through the same thing. I have no idea what to expect and that's the…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Germ Cell: Dysgerminoma
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: bloating, weight loss, had a sharp pain one night that subsided to a dull ache in right ovary area, couldn't lay flat, felt full after small meals, one day I had diarrhea and excessive gas every 10 minutes, heartburn, frequent urination.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 cycles of: Cisplatin, Bleomycin, and Etopiside which caused nausea, fatigue, by second cycle I could no longer naturally fall asleep, escalated pulse, anxiety, depression, dry mouth and skin which now I have scratch marks on my back, vomiting, got a finger infection so wear rubber gloves when counts are low and a mask, slight ringing in ears, raw esophogus,…more

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Tom Martin

Tom Martin
Bio: I’m a Husband to Shari and Step-Dad to teenage boys, Michael & Matthew…I operate a Subaru dealership that is north of Atlanta…I am fighting Merkel Cell Cancer to the best of my ability and trusting God period to take care of the rest. I write a blog called Leveraging Life which is the story of how I’m trying to leverage…more
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: merkel cell cancer
Symptoms: Started as what was thought to be a cyst on the top of left hand--looked like I had an extra knuckle--merkel cell usually affects people on face, neck or face...primarily men 70+ Lymph node involvement was two lumps under left arm 5cm & 6cm Bone Metastases was lower back and leg pain thought to be aging and
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Wide area excision and skin graft 12/09 - no side effects to report Lymphadenectomy 6/10 post surgery infection and Lymphedema (still ongoing)
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: VP-16 and Carboplatin with first cycle began in April 2011 and finished in Sept. 2011 after 8 cycles - usual side effects Hair-Loss Fatigue Metal Taste Mouth Sores Ongoing White Blood Count Issues Ongoing Red Blood Count Issue Multiple Blood Transfusions

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Dawn

Dawn
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: small cell
Lung Cancer Symptoms: right sided chest pain
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 days chemo every 21 days. Hydration as needed. Tiredness and nausea/vomiting at times.

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Leanne

Leanne
Bio: This is my third time fighting this nasty beast - but I am no quitter and I won't go out without a smile on my face and laughter on my lips. I am a wife and mother first and foremost, my husband is amazing and I wouldn't be where I am without him. With three amazing sons…more
Cancer Type: Sarcoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Ewings Sarcoma of the Soft Tissue
Sarcoma Symptoms: Small lump found in my abdomen - otherwise, happy and healthy
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery in 2008 to remove tumor and removal of my spleen and some pancreas, surgery in 2011 to remove tumor, awaiting decision by surgeon to see if surgery is an option this time Feb 2015.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Chemotherapy started in September 2011 and continued every three weeks either daily for a week, or a single day dose of VAC - crappy crappy side effects, where do I start......numb finger tips, constipation, hair loss, loss of taste buds, thrush in mouth, lack of concentration, sooooo exhausted after each dose and weeks later. It is very true that…more

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Ashley

Ashley
Bio: On 4/30 I went to the er with severe abdominal pain. Ultra sound found large mass on left ovary. Ca125 and ca 19-9 drawn, which ended up being elevated. Immediately went to gyn- onc surgery. Abdominal Surgery done 5/19 showed a germ cell immature teratoma. Pathology results grade 2., meaning I will need chemo. Good news there was no lymphnode…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Germ cell immature teratoma
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Sudden onset abdominal pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Left ovary and Fallopian tube removed. Post surgery abdominal pain and fatigue.

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Leena

Leena
Bio: Am leena 26 and a nurse too.am from kerala and gods own country.its un expectedly i diagnosed with ewings sarcoma.i was tryng to go abroad and still want to go europe to work.its my wish......
Cancer Type: Bone Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: ewings sarcoma
Bone Cancer Symptoms: Pain of leg and back pain and fever

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