40 Cancer Blogs from Massachusetts, United States

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Catherine

Catherine
Cancer Type: Pancreatic Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 2b pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms: Jaundice, chronic pancreatitis
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 7/26/2017
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Folfirinox 10/17-3/2018; Gemzar 4/18-7/2018; Xeloda 8/18-9/2018

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Marcus

Marcus
Bio: My name is Marcus.

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Jerry

Jerry
Cancer Type: Liver Cancer

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Michael

Michael
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer

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Finney

Finney
Bio: Married to wonderful wife, three beautiful children with one still in high school.
Cancer Type: Sarcoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Pleomorphic Sarcoma
Sarcoma Symptoms: painless large mass located on upper right thigh
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: May 2010 - Initial surgery; Aug 2010 - re-resectional surgery Aug 2010 - Limb sparing surgery or limb-salvage surgery.

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Jamie

Jamie
Bio: 18 years old / game development student and retail worker at an arts and crafts store / recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Bloating, fatigue, lower abdominal pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Laparoscopy - 12/21/16

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Kathy

Kathy
Bio: Wife, kitty-mama, daughter, sister, niece, auntie, friend, yogini, gardener, knitter, cook, dancing queen
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: infiltrating ductal carcinoma
Breast Cancer Symptoms: I found a lump in my right breast during a self-breast exam.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 7/10/08--Lumpectomy, 1 sentinel node, and 2 other nodes removed. Nodes were free of cancer.

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Kari

Kari
Bio: Mom, wife and Nana! 42 years young and ready to kick cancer bootie!
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Found lump, and the fight began!!
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Starting April 7th 2016

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Susan

Susan
Bio: I was dx in Aug 2011, finished bendamustine/rituxan treatment and stayed in remission for 3 years, I recently was told I relapsed, yet, I feel great , ct scan says otherwise. I will be entering a clinical trial with B-glucan /rituxan. I Will Fight This! I have too much living to do. I have an adult daughter and…more
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: nodal MZL non -hodgkins lymphoma

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Debb

Debb
Bio: My world hasn't been the same since January 12, 2010, I had a suspecious Dye Contrast CatScan, by Feb. 18, 2010 I was having surgery to remove my omentum which housed many tiny tumors. Diagnosed with peritoneal cancer (also a form of Ovarian Cancer) Went through 6 treatments (Carboplatin and Taxol) no help, currently incurable, no more treatments, awaiting a…more
Cancer Type: Peritononeum, Omentum and Mesentery
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Ovarian Cancer
Peritononeum, Omentum and Mesentery Symptoms: Urinary only, frequency, tested, no infections, just small amounts of blood, had some bowel changes. Pressure. Weight gain in middle. Bloated a lot, can't finish food
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Omendectomy to remove some larger tumors that were attached to it worst operation to date, 6 weeks to recover, stomach shape is crazy!
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Carboplatin and Taxol once every three weeks, 6 times. Fatigue, faux sence of energy at first, couldn't sleep for two day after, then crashing with neuropathy pain and fatigue

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