62 Cancer Blogs from Washington, United States

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Jan

Jan
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell stage 3A
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Had a dull ache in the bum area for a few weeks & it finally got bad enough I went to the Dr who recommended a colonoscopy & during the procedure they took a biopsy of the tumor they found. I was so shocked. It was unreal.

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Cathy

Cathy
Bio: I'd describe myself as a fun-loving, active, wife, mother, home mortgage consultant. Been married to my husband 31 years in July, 2012. We've had a lot of fun. He's my rock. I have two fabulous children; Amber (30) and Sam (29) whom I'm lucky to consider friends. I'm so proud of all that they've accomplished. I've worked in the mortgage…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anal Cancer (Squamous Cell)
Anal Cancer Symptoms: None really, but about 3 months before colonoscopy had some swelling and bleeding down there. Thought it might be hemorrhoids. If it happened a second time I was going to check it.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mitomycin and 5FU - 2 rounds

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Padmaja

Padmaja
Cancer Type: Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myelodysplastic Syndrome Symptoms: Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Low blood counts

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Brittany

Brittany
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Acute Myeloid Monocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Shortness of breath, cough, fatigue, loss of appetite

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Melanie

Melanie
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer

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Melanie

Melanie
Bio: I had symptoms going as far back as 10-20 yrs. prior to dx. 'Stitch' on my left side while running late '90's. Unusual fatigue which I did ask Dr's about. Horrible IBS. Jan. of 2001 I went to a convenience care after having a completely bloody BM. Dr. dismissed me & sent me on my way. 6 mos. later was…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colorectal Cancer in the Sigmoid Colon
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: I put it all in my biography.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had 12" of my Sigmoid Colon removed on 11/19/07. The tumor was 4.3cm at the colonoscopy, but more accurately measured 6.1cm after resection. There were 14 out of 32 lymph nodes with cancer cells present.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had my 1st chemo treatment on 12/10/07. If cancer cells remain, they are microscopic and floating around in my body and being ZAPPED by chemo! I qualified for a trial and receive Erbitux (usually for metastatic cancer) every week (which causes acne). The nausea is gone for now, mouth sores are fading, and acne is blossoming. The…more

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Shelly

Shelly
Cancer Type: Throat Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: OSCC
Throat Cancer Symptoms: Lump on left side of throat
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: None as of yet

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Monte

Monte
Bio: http://www.gofundme.com/kpsugs
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Hodgkins Lymphoma Symptoms: Chest pains big lymph nodes cause energy loss chemo radiation test study drugs
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: I am doing a test drug in the process of right now with a combination of ice I am the fourth person in the world to do it so far two out of the three people have been successful if me and the other two people left our successful this will open up a whole new world of hope for…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had chemotherapy for the first part of 2014 and now I am back on ice and chemotherapy with a test drug for 2015

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Phil

Phil
Bio: I am a 62 year old male of Chinese and Japanese descent. I inherited bad genes. From my father I have a bad heart and diabetes. From my father and my mother I have cancer. My diagnosis is two Diffuse Large Bcell Lymphomas of my left orbit (eye). I keep my left eye closed since my vision is blurred…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B Cell NH Lymphoma of the left Obit
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Symptoms: Large mass (visible), second large mass displacing eye causing double vision, eye visibly swollen
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: August 3, 2015 - September 23, 2015 - High dose Methoreaxate and Rituximab September 30 - February 2016 - R+EPOC

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Justin

Justin
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Hodgkins Lymphoma Symptoms: Coughing, weight loss, night sweats
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 12/24/2013 - Core needle biopsy 1/2/2014 - Port placement
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1/7/2014 and every 14 days thereafter - Nausea, jaw pain, loss of taste, hair loss, fatigue 6/10/2014 - chemo complete (6 cycles ABVD)

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