30 Cancer Blogs from Tennessee, United States

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Carol

Carol
Bio: I'm 57. Moved in the fall of 2015 for a fantastic new job and to start a new life adventure. Cancer decided to make the scene. Diagnosed in January 2016.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometrial Adenocarcinoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2/25/2016 Robotic. No major side effects. Post-surgery constipation (thanks to a few days of opioids) then the opposite, then balance, finally. This seems to be the usual course of recovery. Make sure you have a pillow for your belly for the ride home from the hospital. Avoid dairy products at all costs.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: No

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Kerry

Kerry
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: SCC tonsil mets
Tonsil Cancer Symptoms: Misdiagnosed for 2 years...sore throat, feeling of something in throat, gagging. Diagnosed with reflux..UGHHHHHHHH- stage 4 when properly diagnosed.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Diagnosed in August 2011, T&A and uvulectomy, excision and biopsies, 9 places, 6 were positive, FNA neck node, PEG 01-2012, 28 teeth removed prior to radiation
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 Cisplatin mega doses, 100 units per time, 6 hour chemos

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Jackie

Jackie
Bio: I'm a Wife, Furmom, Health/Lifestyle Coach, Fibromyalgia fighter, Christian, 52 years young. I'm a 5 year tongue cancer survivor. Squamous Cell Carcinoma, with radical lymph node dissection. Both from left side. Rebuilt tongue from skin and artery from left wrist and arm. Living today and very blessed. Sharing my story with others. Radiant Smiles is me trying to tell my…more
Cancer Type: Tongue Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Tongue Cancer Symptoms: Lesion on left side of tongue. Looked like a canker sore. Left ear pain.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removal of tumor 3/8/2012. With lymph node dissection. Reconstructive Surgery, tracheotomy, feeding tube insert. 12 hour surgery. 9 days in hospital. Recoup for a month at home, then Radiation treatment

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Anthony

Anthony
Bio: 49 years old. NHL (CTCL, MF) sine 2005. Throat cancer in 09. Found at Stage 3
Cancer Type: Throat Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell. Also have Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Throat Cancer Symptoms: Throat : Kept getting a sore throat and difficulty breathing and swallowing. NHL : Tired and skin kept breaking out.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Scar tissue from radiation.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Dry Mouth. Lost body hair, Sick at stomach, weight loss.

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Tnwonderer

Tnwonderer
Bio: It'z my daddy that has the throat cancer. I am just here to find support and find any information I can to make his life easier till he gets well...
Cancer Type: Throat Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Laryngeal
Throat Cancer Symptoms: repeated sore throat... could barely talk

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Chris Wark

Chris Wark
Bio: Hi! My name is Chris Wark, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer in 2003, at 26 years old. Instead of chemo, I changed my diet and did every alternative therapy I could find. Today 8 years later by the grace of God, I'm alive and kicking; and cancer free!!! People are constantly asking me what I did, so I started…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer

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Cheri

Cheri
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: endometrial adenocarcinoma
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: fatigue, post menopausal bleeding/discharge, swelling, occasional pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Jan.31, 2011 Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy - non-laproscopic - vertical incision
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: None

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Michelle

Michelle
Bio: I am a 48 year old mother of two diagnosed with Stage 3C breast cancer in 2005. In November of 2008 we found out the cancer had metastasized to a few spots in my breast bone, ribs, and left arm.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma

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Kelly

Kelly
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Papillary
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: None, my noudle was found by accident.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: June 2007 Total Thyroidectomy - calcuim dropped and extended my stay for 2 more days. 12/1/09 Left neck disection - removal of my lymp nodes - I was under longer than planned and I was soo sick with nausea during my stay in the hospital that and numbness from top of my ear to the top of my shoulder.

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Karen

Karen
Bio: I wished that I had known that this blog was here when I was going for my treatment. I have never felt so alone in my life! I am a divorced mother with one daughter. I have two grand daughters. I'll just say that 2007 was the worst year of my life! I lost my father 2/7/2007 from cancer we…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinomas

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