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44 Cancer Blogs from USA

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Neal

Neal
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4

Nathan

Nathan
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Mildly Advasive Ademocarcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Change is bowel habits, constipation, mucous and blood in stool, hair loss and anemia. Was told it was hemorrhoids for two years after complaining they found celiac disease and said that is your problem.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started Chemo April 10th for six weeks. She has a pump and she will wear it 24-7 the entire six weeks. With in 24 hours she had nausea and said she felt like Blah.

John

John
Bio: 56 years old male, four kids, 5 grand kids, two labs, two cats
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Cancer Symptoms: loss of breath, fatigue, head aches,

Pati

Pati
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: not yet known
Cancer Symptoms: pre-cancer in one breast with every 6-month follow-ups. Only had "aching" in breast with cancer with my arm pit hurting when touched.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: don't yet know

Barbara

Barbara
Bio: Hi, I am a breast cancer and melanoma survivor. I wrote a book called "Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools--We'll get you through this." It was the book I wish someone could have handed me when I was first diagnosed to help…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: IDC breast cancer, melanoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: lumpectomy, oophorectomy
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 4 rounds of CT

Donna

Donna
Bio: Tongue cancer survivor. Dx'ed at the age of 34 in 1990. Recurrence 1998. StageIV.
Cancer Type: Tongue Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Cancer Symptoms: Sore under tongue that would not go away. Not painful. Went to three different dentists who were not concerned since I was young and not a drinker or smoker.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1990 - removal of the sore and I was good to go. 1997 - Hemmiglossectomy with donor site from Right arm, Radical neck, healed for a few weeks and then treatment began. Treatment nearly killed me!!
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: For me Chemo was much easier than Radiation. Cisplatin and 5-FU 24/7 for which I was hospitalized. I refused my last chemo treatment because I was too sick, and honestly I thought it would take a lot more than…more

Jen

Jen
Bio: In 2013 my father who has never been sick a day in his life, was diagnosis with stage 4 non Hodgkin's large B cell lymphoma because of severe right groin pain.. He has competed 6 cycles of RCHOP in…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: large B cell non hodkins lymphoma and follicular bone lymphoma - basal and squamous cell carcinoma of the face decided to join the cancer fun as of lately
Cancer Symptoms: extreme groin pain, weight loss, heart palpitations, bleeding skin lesions
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 6 rounds of RCHOP 3 weeks apart. Side effects were more weight loss, depression, fatigue, and constipation. My dad is now on maintenance Rituxan therapy every other month for 2 years (4 more to go)

Nikki

Nikki
Bio: I am 31 years old. I am a mom of three, a wife, a nurse, a student and now a cancer fighter. I went in to the emergency room in October of 2014 with what I thought was a…more
Cancer Type: Sarcoma
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Desmoid tumor
Cancer Symptoms: None
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Nov 26, 2014 an exploratory surgery was completed in an attempt to resect the 4.1 cm tumor that was encasing into my small bowel. Once inside, Dr.'s then realized the tumor was surrounded by important arteries in the mesentery…more

Lovesblacklabs

Lovesblacklabs
Cancer Type: Stomach Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: none
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Chemo every 2 weeks, nausea, vomitting.

Ihatecancer

Ihatecancer
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: invasive ductal carcinoma
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