11 Cancer Blogs from Nebraska, United States

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Dave

Dave
Bio: 50 year old married father of two children. Went to primary physician Z-pack and cough suppressant. Then ENT who contacted oncology docters. Had chest x-ray, CT scan, and biopsy that day and next day 8am at oncologist was told diagnosis of cancer. And treatment began. A couple of hospital stays, weekend home treatment and all the…more
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: Sore Throat, Ear pain, swollen throat left side
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 Chemo treatments 2 weeks apart

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Kelley

Kelley
Bio: Hi, I'm Kelley, a 22 year old nursing student currently living in Omaha, Nebraska. I actually moved to Omaha a week before I had my total thyroidectomy, so not only was I dealing with a new cancer diagnosis, but I was also dealing with unemployment, no real friends in town except my roommate who is also my best friend, a…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: None! I actually went in to see my NP about something on my foot, I complained about having had a fever so she checked my glands and found a concerning lump on the left side of my neck. In hindsight though, I think it probably caused my dizziness and migraines all this time, I just never knew.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 04/15/10 - Ultrasound 04/27/10 - First FNA Biopsy 07/05/10 - Thyroid scan w/ RAI tracer 07/14/10 - Second FNA Biopsy w/ molecular marker testing 07/26/10 - Told I most likely have thyroid cancer 08/13/10 - Total Thyroidectomy 08/18/10 - Diagnosis confirmed: follicular carcinoma of the thyroid

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Nan

Nan
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: DCIS
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: double mastectomy on July 28, 2010

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Jennifer

Jennifer
Bio: I started my "WTF?" (Where's the Funding) for Lung Cancer?politically incorrect campaign to raise awareness and funding for lung cancer. My mom has Stage IV lung cancer and has never smoked a day in her life. Lung cancer is THE #1 cancer killer. The LEAST funded. In fact, 60% of all new lung cancer cases are diagnosed in patients who are…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Non-small cell lung cancer

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Scott Smith

Scott Smith
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Tonsillar Squamous Cell Carsamona
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: dry mouth, lump on left side of throat
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: removal of tonsils 4/14/11 neck desection 4/21/11
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started Treatment on May 24,2011... last Chemo July 5, 2011... hair thinning, but no sickness

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Christen

Christen
Bio: I am 20 years old and 3 weeks ago (june 1 2011)was diagnosed with Sporadic Burkitt's Lymphoma. I had just finished my Jr year at Univ of Nebraska. I had anemia and night sweats that didnt go away with antibiotics/iron pills. They checked my abdomen (per my mother's request as a previous doc thought he felt something) and there were…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Sporadic Burkitt's Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Recurring Anemia, night sweats (just prior to being diagnosed), very vague symptoms

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Monique

Monique
Cancer Type: GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors)
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Gastro Intestinal Stromal Tumor
GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors) Symptoms: Fatigue/No Energy/Loss of Appetite

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Diane

Diane
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer

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Diane

Diane
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer

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Nicole

Nicole
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer

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