8 Cancer Blogs from Rhode Island, United States

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Cindy

Cindy
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anal cancer squamous cell
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Anal skin tag...burning..itching...cramps....constipation ....tired
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Two groin nodes removed July 2, 2012 Anal skin tag removed Aug, 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Starting Aug 27th 5FU and Mito C

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Elisa

Elisa
Bio: Hello every survivor out there of the C word. My Name is Elisa Rinn and yes I am A Survivor! I was only 25 when I found out I had Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and my life has been different ever since. I am stronger, wiser, smarter,more faithful, and I truly believe in a reason for this all. I am a…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: blood cancer
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Nausea, chills, fever, sweats, depression, infection, tooo many
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lumpectomy, biopsy to right breast
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Chop therapy for 7 months

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Laura For Michael

Laura For Michael
Bio: I am a mom of a now 24 year old son, Michael, who has been recovering from brain cancer for over 11 years. I understand how horrible cancer is and have written a book called, "Michael's Journey", to inspire others. I wish everyone the best of health and happiness. Laura (Michael's…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Astrocytoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Emergency brain surgery on June 12, 2004 After surgery Michael had a stroke. Now uses a walker.

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Paul

Paul
Bio: Documentary film maker, land and water advocate, land trust president

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Michelle

Michelle
Bio: Hi- My name is Michelle and I am a 31 year old physician (resident still) who was diagnosed with stage 2A Hodgkins Lymphoma (nodular sclerosing) on June 3, 2010. I had been feeling fatigued for months and had multiple illnesses over the winter but I simply attributed it to working too much and working in a hospital. It wasnt until…more
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Hodgkins Lymphoma Symptoms: fatigue, weight loss, fevers

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Sue

Sue
Bio: I developed a pain in the front of my left thigh. Being very athletic, I thought perhaps I pulled/tore a muscle. Little did I know that this thought would turn into a 3-1/2 year journey draped with pain and emotional and physical limitations. Over a 2-1/2 year period of medical appointments, MRI's, Lab Work, Cat Scans, Accupuncture, Nerve Conduction Studies...the…more
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Leiomyosarcoma - rare cancer of the smooth muscle
Symptoms: Pain in my left thigh.

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Christina

Christina
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Ovarian Dysgerminoma
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Bloating, gas, dizziness, diaherrea
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removal of left ovary 06/2007... (Football sized dysgerminoma tumor located on left ovary which grew all the way around healthy ovary) 6 inch incision on lower abdomen.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3- one month cycles of cisplatin, bleomycin, and etoposide. Side effects: Nausea, hair loss (roughly 1 month after chemo began), fever

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