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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…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3A
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anal Cancer (Squamous Cell)
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

Padmaja

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

Brittany

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

Melanie

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

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…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colorectal Cancer in the Sigmoid Colon
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…more

Shelly

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

Monte

Monte
Bio: http://www.gofundme.com/kpsugs
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Cancer 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…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

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…more
Cancer Type: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Diffuse Large B Cell NH Lymphoma of the left Obit
Cancer 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

Justin

Justin
Cancer Type: Hodgkins Lymphoma
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Cancer 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)

Patti

Patti
Bio: I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in May 2009, stage 4. I decided to have the surgery first then radiation and erbitux which is a receptor for helping radiation work better. I was given the option…more
Cancer Type: Oral Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Cancer Symptoms: Hard lymph node on left side of neck
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Partial neck disection with lymph node removal, may 2009.
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