137 Cancer Blogs from Florida, United States

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Debra

Debra
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer

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Mike

Mike
Bio: 65 year old retired nurse/paramedic. Born in Virginia raised throughout the northeast. Been to every state except Hawaii. Favorite state is Colorado for the great people and fantastic scenery. Been married to a wonderful woman (Claire) for 37yrs.2great kids ( Amber and Eric) and 2 wonderful grandkids (Annalisse and Brady). Big football fan. Favorite team is the Broncos but support…more
Cancer Type: Nose Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Nose Cancer Symptoms: only symptom was swelling of right side of nose
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: complete removal of nose

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Michelle

Michelle
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer

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Migdalia

Migdalia
Bio: My brother has bee diagnosed with stomach cancer. They still don’t know the type.
Cancer Type: Stomach Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Don’t know yet.
Stomach Cancer Symptoms: Lots of pain. Pain when he eats.

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Jennifer Diurlin

Jennifer Diurlin
Cancer Type: Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myelodysplastic Syndrome Symptoms: Fatigue dizziness nausea bone pain low blood counts and frequent infections

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Bruce

Bruce
Bio: 52 yr old, Recently separated dad with a daughter in college
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tonsil
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: Earache, headache, small (pea sized) lump on throat just left of Adam's apple
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgical Biopsy 8/15/13, Lung Resection 5/14
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Begin weekly Erbitux 9/10/13, Cisplatin/5FU 5/14, CarboTaxol 7/15

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Kevin

Kevin
Bio: I'm Kevin, diagnosed October 30, 2012 with Tonsil Cancer. (Didn't even know there was such a thing.) After finding this site I don't feel so alone. Healing now from Tonsillectomy surgery on Novemder 14th (wow do things happen fast.) Soon to see Medical Oncologist and Radiology Oncologist for treatments, dont know exact dates yet. But yes I am scared of…more
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HPV)
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: Swelling on right side of neck (Lymph nodes) swollen right tonsil. Went through antibiotics twice in 1 month. with no positive results. Sent to see E.N.T. Catscan next day DR. looks over scan and says your going in for surgery. a.s.a.p. Scared the living you know what out of me, because I figured it wasn't a good sign of things…more
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1. Tonsillectomy, November 14, 2012. The pain in my throat, ear pain, headaches and alittle depression. 2. Port A Cath Surgery December 28th. 3. Peg Feeding Tube Surgery Feburary 14, 2013
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Chemotherapy (Cisplatin) Treatments January 14th through March 4th 2013

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Pati

Pati
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: not yet known
Breast 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

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Barbara

Barbara
Bio: I was diagnosed with tonsil and breast cancer in early December 2010. I had left neck resection to remove almost 100 nodes on Dec 6, 2010 and underwent IMRT and Cistplatin from Jan 17 through March 8, 2010. I also had 2 surgeries on right breast and 3 weeks of radiation ending the end of March 2010. …more
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: Swelling on left neck found one morning in November 2010
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: December 6, 2010 left neck resection..
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin ....nausea and fatigue

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Rdc101

Rdc101
Bio: My strong, healthy husband - partner in a CPA firm and avid CrossFit enthusiast, was recently diagnosed with Follicular Large Cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at age 46. He is confident and feeling positive about his prognosis, and I am here trying to network with others for information and support. So far, one Dr. had advised "chemo now because it's…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular Non Hodgkin Lymphoma - Grade 3A Large Cell
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Enlarged lymph nodes in neck for the past two years, which two physicians dismissed

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