31 Cancer Blogs from Wisconsin, United States

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J Michael

J Michael
Bio: Diagnosed in 2009 but in reality was told I had Bladder Cancer for many years!My story is very unique, my Doctor tells me that in the 30 years of practice he has NEVER seen this type of case! You see I was given 3 to 6 months at the very most (stage 4 Bladder Cancer)and of this date (11/24/12)i have been…more
Cancer Type: Bladder Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Bladder Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding in your urin, blood clots in your urin

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Lauri

Lauri
Bio: Hi! My name is Lauri and I am a 7 year esophageal cancer fighter. I can do most things that I used to do (except I did drop motorcycle riding). I have a Hickman for chemo for a few years now and it has worked great. I get chemo every 2 weeks. It is helping…more
Cancer Type: Esophagus Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage IV Esophageal cancer with mets to the brain and ribs
Esophagus Cancer Symptoms: I threw up whatever I ate and lost 10 lbs. Before that, I had chronic heartburn.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Had chemo and radiation to shrink the esophageal tumor. It was very large. Had an esophagectomy and stomach pull-up 10-07. Had 4 craniotomies with tumor exicision of the brain. But, I am still here.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Too many chemo regimens and drugs to count. At present, I am on Xeloda, Herceptin and Avastin. One drug was damaging my liver, but okay now. Herceptin was damaging my heart, but it is okay now.
Death Date: July 10, 2015
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Jeff

Jeff
Bio: Hi, My story began on February 22nd, at least the part where I finally find out what is wrong with me and get treatment. I quit smoking cigarettes in 2002 when I started college and had problems breathing for a very long time after that. At first I thought it mostly had to do with the cigarettes having caused permanent…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Night Sweats Wheezing from throat Lack of energy
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mediastinoscopy Port Placement
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: R-CHOP 21 Mouth Sores Steroid Withdrawl

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Joan

Joan
Cancer Type: Oral Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: squamous cell carcinoma
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: None

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Yesi10

Yesi10
Bio: 32 years old, married and with three beautiful daughters (8 years, 5 years and 1 year) life was just perfect,crazy,exited... But one day I feel pain in my right breast and checking myself I found a lump... and so my life changed. Cancer took over and I hate it. I did 8 treatments of chemo. Loss my hair and I met…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive moderately differentiated ductal carcinoma
Breast Cancer Symptoms: I feel pain in my right breast and checking myself I found a lump
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 8 treatments of chemo. March 30 thru July 12

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Dawn53094

Dawn53094
Bio: I'm 53. I live in Wisconsin, married to high school sweetheart, over 33 years...cant remember exact! I have 5 grown children, 7 grandchildren. I recently left my job working in the Human Services with children of neglect and abuse. I was diagnosed at the end of Sept, no breast cancer history on either my side or husbands.…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Pain like I cannot describe on the left side of my ribs and spine.

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Jeff

Jeff
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Rectal
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Extreme Fatigue which led to a blood test that showed low ferritin which led to a fecal occult test which led to the wonderful colonoscopy
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Oxaliplatin and 5-FU. Horrible tingling in hands and feet when I touch something cold. Horrible jaw pain when I first start eating something. Lingering metallic taste in mouth. Dizziness and headaches. Blurred vision. Fatigure.

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Tessamariex0

Tessamariex0
Bio: My name is Tessa. and im totally honest. I have the best girlfriend, friends, and family.... ever. I just turned 22yrs old. ...i am terrified. Im not sure if im in the right spot- but after reading peoples blogs i feel i could get and give good support. they're doing a full thyroid removal with possible lymph node removal in about 2 weeks. Theyve not "TOLD" me…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: yet to be determined
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Biopsy- Dec 2010 Thyroid Removal and possible lymph nodes- May-4-2011

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Kathy

Kathy
Bio: I am returning to school as a grad student. I just celebrated my 1 year wedding anniversary. I have a daughter in college who is awesome. My husband is amazing and has been by my side through all of this. We have the sweetest little dog. I have good friends. I like to cook, play tennis, read and learn about…more
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Start in mid October.

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