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Rosemary

Rosemary
Bio: Well it's been a long time since I've checked in. I've changed my name and forgot old password so have had to reregister with blogforacure. By next October I will be five years from my last treatment for anal cancer. It's a great reason to celebrate, but I really try to live one day at a time. My stomach has…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding, painful protrusion.

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Jeanie

Jeanie
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer

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Rick

Rick
Bio: I just found out that I had rectal cancer in the last 2 weeks. I had a pet-scan done and it came back showing cancer in the rectum area only. I'm stage 1 and will get chemo and radiation for 6 weeks then follow by surgery to remove the tumor. I will get another does of chemo after the surgery…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarsinoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: LAR 9/17/2009 35-40 lymphnodes remove all cancer free. Lots of pain from surgery. Pull thru surgery 10/11/2009 because LAR failed. This final surgery saved me from a bag for life.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 5FU no side effects Avastin no side effects Oxi could not touch or drink anything cold.

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Eric

Eric
Cancer Type: Prostate Cancer

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Julie

Julie
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C cancer

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Kristina

Kristina
Bio: The LAST thing I ever expected was to have cancer at 43. I am a wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and many more. I think I am still in denial. I was diagnosed 10/04/2016 with Stage 3B cervical cancer and started chemo and radiation the following week. I finished my last internal radiation 12/01/2016. …more
Cancer Type: Cervical Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Cervical Cancer Symptoms: My periods were never regular, but there was irregular bleeding, no pain or any other symptoms.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: The only surgery was 2 rounds of inpatient internal radiation. 11/11/2016 to 11/13/2016 and 11/28/2016 to 12/01/2016
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 10/11/2016, 10/18/2016, 10/25/2016, 11/01/2016. I was supposed to have 6 rounds could not continue because the WBC were to low. Had to get neupogen shots to increase the cell counts, before the 2 rounds of brachytherapy. Again, no adverse effects from the chemo either.

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Sandy

Sandy
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Anal Carcinoma
Anal Cancer Symptoms: I thought I had a hemorrhoid!

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Laurie

Laurie
Bio: I am 48 and have been experiencing lower back pain (I do have herniated discs and annular tears in the back)and lower right abdominal swelling. History of ovarian cysts small fibroid found a year ago in uterus along with 2 small ovarian cysts (1 on ea ovary) I've been experiencing numbness in the back on the right side that…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Small Cell Adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer Stage IV
Lung Cancer Symptoms: Shortness of breath, fatigue,unable to eat felt full after small meals. Back/hip/leg pain, chronic cough.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: none
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: none

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Marcy

Marcy
Bio: Diagnosed April 7, 2016. Treatment was chemo for five months, surgery, and then radiation. Reconstructive DIEP flap surgery.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Malignant invasive ductal carcinoma (ID) and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - Tripple Negative
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Tenderness / pain in left breast.

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Sharie

Sharie
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Rectal bleeding during bowel movements. Like most people here, I thought it was due to hemorrhoids since I've been plagued with them most of my adult life. I also never feel empty afterwards. I have had some fatigue and feeling of fullness in my abdomen, too, but am not sure that it is related.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: First Round: 9/3/2013 Received an injection (infusion?) of mitomycin, then was suited up with a mechanical pump, a bag of 5-FU, and an ugly, poorly designed fanny pack. I had to wear it for 5 days. Lots of nausea, no vomiting, very tired - which could have been caused by the anti-nausea meds that I took regularly. I basically slept…more

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