24 Cancer Blogs from South Carolina, United States

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Ann Marie

Ann Marie
Bio: I've been fighting Stage IV breast cancer for 7 years. Been through several meds and oncologists a cancer mutation, but thankfully things are going pretty well. I lost my husband of 20 years this past November so I have to fight even harder to make sure I am here for my 2 amazing teenage daughters.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Post-menopausal advanced stage ER+ breast cancer with FGFR-amplification
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Initially felt painful lump in my armpit. Cancer was missed on 2 diagnostic mammograms 6 months apart. Finally caught by MRI.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started Xeloda in 11/2019, took 3 pills morning and evening 2 weeks on 1 week off, for 5 months. Only side effect was hand and foot syndrome. It started slowly but peeling and sensitivity on my feet got so bad I had to take a break for a month to let things heal. They did heal and was…more

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Ann

Ann
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma in the anus, basaloid, and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Blood in stools, lower right abdominal pain. Frequent bouts of diarrhea.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Tumor excision 7/31/15
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Cisplatin and 5fu 9/23/15 pump 96 hours/week 1, repeated 4th week 10/21/15 mouth sores, partial hair loss, oral thrush, dehydration, loss of potassium.
Death Date: October 24, 2017
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Stacy

Stacy
Bio: I had cervical cancer diagnosed first in 2003 and then recurred in 2004. I had 3 surgeries, but I did not have a hysterectomy, so I was able to have a child in 2008!
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Micro invasive cervical cancer
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: LEEP (2003), cone biopsy (2003, 2004)

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Angela

Angela
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: IDC

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Heather

Heather
Bio: Hi my name is Heather I was 26 when my world turned upside down on March 6th 2012. My parents took me to the ER in Beaufort SC and they took me straight back to a room after finding out that my blood pressure was 210/168 and my pulse rate was 136. They…more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Germ Cell tumor
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Non my mom taut I was anemic and I was eating a loot of ice chips. She took me to the doctor that's when she found out my blood pressure was high and he gave me some medication that night we were supposed to celebrate my dads birthday but my brother was Sick so my parents…more
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lots of pain and lots of sugerys

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Samantha

Samantha
Bio: abdominal pain and bloating, back pain, never ending fatigue, unintentional weight gain, feeling full, etc.

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Anna

Anna
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Cervical Cancer

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Donna Jay

Donna Jay
Cancer Type: Melanomas of the Skin
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Malignant Melanoma
Melanomas of the Skin Symptoms: mosquito looking bump that appeared out of nowhere and then a black dot appeared in the corner 4 months later
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: January 4/08, scrape biopsy, Jan.10 call from derm saying positive Melanoma, Stage 1A, Clarks II, had Wide excision on Jan.15/08, tumor on adrenal gland Feb/08

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Mandy

Mandy
Bio: Diagonised with colon cancer in June of 2010 it had already spread to liver and lungs/ Started radation and chemo middle of june. i decided to change Dr. in Feb. of 2011 my first doc did not explaine things very well and then after pet scan told me tumor was smaller that was not the case it was growing. Found…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer

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Misty

Misty
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer

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