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13 Cancer Blogs from Oklahoma

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Billea

Billea
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endocrine
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Whipple procedure 12/01/2015. No side effects really at all. I was extremely lucky. I was off work for three months and now just about back to normal.

James

James
Bio: My name is James. I have a wonderful wife named Jenny and three children: Jonah, age 8. Jamie, age 17. Justin, age 25. It would appear that I have Tonsil Cancer. I have not yet begun treatment.
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: One swollen, painless tonsil - diagnosed as strep throat. Did not respond to strep treatment. Had dentist look at it, he said "it looks a little swollen"... that did not satisfy me, I called an ent and made an appointment.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: None
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 five hour Cisplatin sessions, every three weeks, starting Monday, November 7th 2011

Anne

Anne
Bio: David is 39years old. He was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer 2/2/11. Secondary to his condition he lost his job and went on social security. We have three boys at home 13, 10 and 6 and two children another son…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage IV Colon Mets to Liver, Lymphatic system, Lung
Cancer Symptoms: Blood/Mucus in Stools, Extreme Fatigue, Abdominal Bloating, Thin stools/ Gas/ Pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Inoperable, primary tumor lodged in pelvis
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Oxalipilatin/5FU/Leucovorin/Avastin Feb 2011- Aug 2011 with use of pump at home. Now on 5FU/Leucovorin/Avastin weekly. Side effects peripheral neuropathy, vomiting, behavioral changes

James

James
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3
Cancer Symptoms: Swollen lymph node beside that I feel great.

Mercman50

Mercman50
Bio: I'm 52 years old and have always been extremely healthy. I'm 6'3" and weigh 235 lbs. I have always worked out and tried to eat right. I currently have a 48" chest and wear a 34 inch pant. I am…more
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell hpv induced
Cancer Symptoms: Sore throat and heavier than normal snoring
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: None
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Start with erbitux on Nov 12th and follow with weekly doses every Monday for a total of 8 weeks

Anita

Anita
Bio: 53 yrs old, NE Oklahoma This is the only pic I have that Im not holding a cigerette.

Tabby6680

Tabby6680
Bio: My life is great. I have two beautiful little girls. Kaitlynn is 7 and Maegan is 4. My husband is caring. I am a teacher, this was the career I have always wanted. My life is…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Oligodendrogliomas/Astrocytoma
Cancer Symptoms: headaches, short term memories, long term memories, hand-eye coordination, seizures.... that all I can thank of but I do have memory problems. HAHAHA Nope, not now!!! I can can barely use right leg or arm. This happened…more
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Oct 06, left-frontal lobe. I had a lot of problems but the one I will shake my head about is: the doc shaved my head. Before going into surgery. he said he would only shave where…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 7/08-1/09: I took pills for 5 days each month. The first month was fine. I thought, "this is going to be e-z." Boy, I wrong! After that month, it was horrible!

Jalene

Jalene
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Symptoms: Abdominal pain, bloating.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Right ovary removal on Oct 8th. Maybe more, won't know till after surgery.

Grace

Grace
Bio: I am a two-time cancer survivor. I currently live in Oklahoma. I was initially diagnosed in 2001 with Stage 3 breast cancer. I went through the usual treatments: Mastectomy, chemo followed by radiation. I was cancer free until last November when…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Metastatic Breast Cancer to the Bone
Cancer Symptoms: lump in breast and back pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mastecomy (2001) Back surgery (2006)
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Oral Chemo (Xeloda) - 7/07 to current weight gain, tenderness in hands and feet, fatigue, irritability, feeling full; dehydration

Robert

Robert
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Intermediate Diffuse Large Large
Cancer Symptoms: Swollen lymph node below jaw bone, front of ear, right side of neck
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Bard* PowerPort* Implant
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 4 rounds of chemotherapy "R-CHOP", every 3 weeks for 12 weeks. 1 round of radiation therapy. Nauseated, feeling like am in a fog. I chew on ice chips prior to and during the administer of Adriamycin (red devil) to prevent mouth…more
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