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23 Cancer Blogs from Connecticut, United States

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Neal

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

Cathy

Cathy
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: "Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma", Moderately Differentiated
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.

Christi

Christi
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Follicular Lymphoma
Cancer 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

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…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A
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.

Marisol

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

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…more
Cancer Type: Tonsil Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4

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;…more
Cancer Type: Lung Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Cancer Symptoms: coughing blood, very hard to breathe while working at physically intensive job

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
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Hurthle cell carcinoma
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.

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 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

Jpfrank

Jpfrank
Cancer Type: Esophagus Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Edenocarcinoma
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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