16 Cancer Blogs from Kansas, United States

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Paris

Paris
Bio: My name is Paris, I was diagnosed at age 7.
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma

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Mike

Mike
Cancer Type: Mouth Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: squamous cell carcinoma

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Stephanie

Stephanie
Bio: My name is Stephanie, I am 28yrs old and have 4yr old twin boys. For the past year I have progressively been getting sicker. I have finally found a good doctor I think and she has started testing me for lymphoma and lupus. I am so nervous and was kind of hoping someone's symptoms or stories relate to what I…more
Symptoms: Lymph nodes swollen all over body, chronic fatigue, body aches and pains, chest pains, cough, some shortness of breath, and night sweats.

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Scottie

Scottie
Bio: I'm a born-again Christian, husband, and father of three beautiful girls. My hobbies are working out, karate, reading and computers. I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Tonsil Cancer (Squamous Cell Carcinoma HPV+) in September 2011. Following my tonsillectomy and right neck dissection, I was also diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer (unrelated to the primary cancer).
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: Enlarged lymph node on the right side of the neck. Wouldn't respond to anti-biotics. Was biopsied and found to positive for metastic squamous cell carcinoma.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Tonsilectomy and Right modified neck dissection 10/12/2011.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin. Lots of nausea. Some hair loss.

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Angie

Angie
Bio: I never thought that I would have cancer, then about 6 months before I was diagnosed, just knew that I had cancer. I didn't know what kind, but knew that there was something majorly wrong! At that point, I began advocating for myself and refused to give up until someone listened to me. I was relieved when Dr. #3 actually…more
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Cervix
Cervical Cancer Symptoms: right side pain under ribs and radiating around to back, right leg pain, excessive and constant vaginal bleeding with clots, anemia, fatigue, decreased cognition, irritability, pain and bleeding with intercourse, pelvic pain after orgasm, acne
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: DaVinci Robot Assisted Radical Hysterectomy and Bilateral Lymphadenectomy (kept both ovaries). 5 incisions in abdomen, little pain, quick recovery (up walking around that night and home the next day). Only took pain medicine for 3 days. The biggest nuisance was the catheter. I had a UTI (urinary tract infection) with bladder spasms 5 days after my surgery. Once the catheter…more

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Ange

Ange
Bio: At 35, wife and mother of two, I have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer. This is a starting spot for me and I don't really know where to go from here, but I had a good friend suggest getting into a blog of some sort...so here I am.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Breast Cancer Symptoms: I had none, no one even felt a lump! Just went to my yearly exam and was asked to do a baseline mammogram and BAM!......Here we are!
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lumpectomy on "Lefty" and endometrial ablation on July 22, 2011 Portacath insertion scheduled for August 30th
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Starting September 2nd - pretty clueless outside of that.

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Edyle

Edyle
Bio: I am a 50 year old female married to the best husband in the world. I have 4 beautiful daughters, 3 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Papillary Carcinoma of Thyroid
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: I had a mini-stroke on March 3, 2011. Dr. found a nodule on my thyroid while looking at my caratoid arteries for reason of stroke. I had a fine needle biopsy of thyroid on March 10 and was called the next day with diagnosis of thyroid cancer and a hole in my heart called PFO that caused the mini-stroke. I…more

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Cheryl

Cheryl
Bio: I was diagnosed with stage IIIC cancer of the recto-sigmoid colon one week before my 50th birthday. Feb. 27th 2008 I had the cancer surgically removed. The lesion was 4.2 cm. Had been growing for 7 or more years. I thought my problem was just hemorrhoids. Now I'm preaching colonoscopy. Second day in the hospital my surgeon came to my room…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Death Date: February 21, 2010
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Tmonks

Tmonks
Bio: Hi all! I am 33 years old, been married for 11 years to my high school sweetheart, and have 3 wonderful kids-Nicholas is 9, Alexis is 7, and Connor is 4. I am a 3rd grade teacher and spend my free time driving the "mom taxi." I joined this site after my dad was diagnosed with colon/rectal…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer

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Rebekah

Rebekah
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometrial adenocarcinoma

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