23 Cancer Blogs from Connecticut, United States

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Neal

Neal
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer

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Cathy

Cathy
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: "Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma", Moderately Differentiated
Breast Cancer Symptoms: No Symptoms. I would have never known had it not been for my annual Mammogram.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery: March 15th...To Be Continued.

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Christi

Christi
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Lymph node swelling neck, armpits, groin, stomach pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lymph node removed from armpit, groin, and lumpectomy 11/16/2016
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Bendamustine & Rituxan

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Jenny Warrior- Amazon Woman Style

Jenny Warrior- Amazon Woman Style
Bio: Cancer free at the moment. Tamoxifin novice. Survivor of Breast Cancer Stage 3a 2 lumps, one ductual 1 inch each. 5 lymph nodes. Right side. Genetically negative. Double mascetomy. 28 lymph nodes removed on one side and five on the other. Barbie boobs of reconstruction style, couple of scars for decoration. Witness to evil. Witness to suffering. Witness to healing.…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Self-discovered lump. Lots of migraines prior
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: got to do it, accept it, move forward each day, little by little
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: suffer to heal. stay mindful of what it means to be aware.

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Marisol

Marisol
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer

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Thomas56

Thomas56
Bio: I am 55 years old. In July of 2011 I was diagnosed with cancer of the left tonsil and left lymph nodes of my neck. It is now December of 2011 and I have just completed the treatment. Treatment consisted of two rounds of induction chemo (TPF) over six weeks. The T is for Taxotere, the P is for Cisplatin,…more
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer

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Kathi

Kathi
Bio: Mom to 2 wonderful, now adult, sons, brand new Grandma since 12/14/11; So much to live for! Sometimes scared, Sometimes not; Always Grateful... Sometimes angry, Sometimes not; Always Thankful... Love my newest friends; forgive the rest;... Love Family, Friends, Books, Knowledge, Animals, Sunsets, Oceans; All the Earth Sciences; Myself; and the things that make me Laugh... Believe in Tomorrow, New Beginnings, Humor, Myself, and Family. Hope…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Lung Cancer Symptoms: coughing blood, very hard to breathe while working at physically intensive job

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Carol

Carol
Bio: I am a wife to a great man ,mother to an amazing son, love my job & the clients, my friendships are a blessing ,Love my dogs,art ,the beach ,meditation, fashion.
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Hurthle cell carcinoma
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: weight gain,tired,high blood pressure.anxity, a lot of Dr. apt but thyroid came back ok,then sore throat,swelling in neck,hoarse voice.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Set. 28 2010 full radical neck disection lympadenctmy, 39 lymph nodes ,full thyrodectomy Feb 2012 neck disection lympadenctmy 12 more. Still a lot left.

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Alison

Alison
Bio: My name is Alison, I am a 31 year old mother of 2 boys ages 5 and 3 1/2 and I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma on April 4, 2012.
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Hodgkins Lymphoma Symptoms: Lump on neck, night sweats, itchy skin, tired, chills
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lymph node removed on April 3, 2012 Port a cath put in on April 10, 2012 Bone marrow biopsy on April 20, 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: AVD (Dr. says I don't need the B) constipation, nausia, jaw tingle, red hot face, tired, dizziness

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Jpfrank

Jpfrank
Cancer Type: Esophagus Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Edenocarcinoma
Esophagus Cancer Symptoms: difficulty swallowing severe abdominal pain on recurrence
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: esophagectomy, June06. Removed esophagus and half of stomach leaving me with a stomaphagus.Lost 50 pounds. Permanent (so far) damage to pancreas.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: preadjuvant, and adjuvant, 12 week cycles with cisplatin, epirubicin and 5FU. For recurrence it was oxciliplatin, leukovorin and 5FU.
Death Date: May 23, 2011
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