12 Cancer Blogs from Nevada, United States

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Janice

Janice
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Stool changes, bloody stools
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 IV chemo treatments, on day one, then 2nd delayed due to dehydration, also 6 pills/day for 30 days, same timing as radiation, very tired, no appetite, lost 15 pounds

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Jess

Jess
Bio: 33, Thyroid cancer
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: papillary carcinoma
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: So tired I want to cry.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1/29/2011 surgery to remove thyroid

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Amanda

Amanda
Bio: I am a 32 year-old mother of 2 kiddos (6 year-old daughter and 4 year-old son), wife and small business owner with my husband. We transplanted to Las Vegas from Chicago 9 years ago and I was recently and suddenly diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). I went to the hospital because I hadn’t been feeling well and I…more
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: AML
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: tired, lethargic, flu-like symptoms, bruising, loss of appetite, dizziness and passing out
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I've had 2 rounds of induction therapy and just finished my 4th round of consolidation therapy. Side effects have been different with each round. My hair only fell out my first round. Have experienced nausea, dizziness, weight loss, appetite loss, headaches, brain bleeds, metal-like taste in my mouth and food, lethargy, loss of endurance and stamina, chemo brain, grogginess and…more

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Regina

Regina
Bio: Diagnosed with invasive Ductal carcinoma middle of May, just finished my last chemo and see a surgeon in three weeks.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Lump in right breast
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Very few side effects, a little nauseau and sleeping more than normal, lost my hair

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Leanna

Leanna
Bio: Learned about my anal squamous cell cancer on 10-14-09. Still waiting for further testing to find out what stage and if any other areas are affected. Dr. wants to start treatments on 11-16-09. Chemo for first and fifth week (4 day auto drip) along with radiation for 5 weeks. I am not sure what to expect nor what to do…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Anal Cancer Symptoms: pain, bleeding, burning, stinging, lump, weight loss
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 11-16-09

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DeAnn Tucker

DeAnn Tucker
Bio: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jacobtucker
Cancer Type: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: pre b cell ALL Leukemia

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Matt

Matt
Bio: Several members of my family have died from various cancers. I was born with a large hairy nevus. Now a very dear friend has been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma.
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer

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James23

James23
Cancer Type: Kidney Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Clear cell Renal Carcinoma
Kidney Cancer Symptoms: Got lucky developed multiple kidney stones. Accelerated symptoms that usually do not materialize until later stages. Blood in urine and pain.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Nephrectomy of the left kidney April 09. The tumor was only 3cm but involved 6.5cm including cortical swelling. Due to its location it destroyed the collective duct and the hole kidney had to be remove along with the adrenal gland. The normal side effects from a nephrectomy are present. An unexpected side effect is irretractable hiccups, for the past three years…more

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Gary

Gary
Bio: I've been dealt a MAJOR blow to my health, I'm in the fight for my life "NO THANKS" to my PCP Doc's Office! PLEASE go this link: http://www.curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/2022 I'm improving BUTT still a long ways to go in my recovery...It has been MONTH$, month$ not being on a golf course let alone any extended period of time to hit golf balls... I am a…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colorectal Cancer

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Kenneth

Kenneth
Bio: I am a computer professional currently working for the State of Nevada (Thank God I have a good job and benefits!!) I am two years out of treatment from Large B Cell Lymphoma. I've been battling many issues ever since.
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Prior to Treatment swollen lymph node in groin and fatigue.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removal of lymph node in right groin 6/2015. lose of sensation in right inner thigh
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: ill for a couple of days after treatments 1/15 - don't know if what is going on with me now is latent effects or new cancer

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