75 Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Blogs

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Laurie

Laurie
Bio: I was diagnosed with cancer Dec. 2008. I thought I just was going thru the change of life. I also never went to the doctor and tried to hide what was going on. My cousin finally dragged me to the gynecologist. I owe her my life :)
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: bleeding, clots, cramps, anemic.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: total Hysterectomy

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Debbie

Debbie
Bio: I am a photographer who is beginning a second career as a writer.I also have a line of cancer awareness jewelry that I make for every type of cancer. I noticed when I was diagnosed with breast cancer that almost everything I owned was available in pink or had a pink ribbon attached, My message is that cancer is…more
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: DCIS in summer '08 and Endometrial in summer '09
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: lump under arm sent me for my 1st mammogram at age 52. DCIS was found at stage zero. (The lump is still there...it's fat) Endometrial cancer diagnosed 1 year later from constant spotting that was daily from Easter weekend until biopsy on Aug.2
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Mastectomy in Aug.'08 because dcis was in 2 places. Lumpectomy not an option and besides, I didn't have to have chemo or any other after treatment. Endometrial cancer caused complete hysterectomy in August '09. I am just now finished with 6 months of chemo and 28 radiation treatments. Both were hell. Chemo put me in the hospital the…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: See Surgery Description> apparently I cannot follow directions

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Carol

Carol
Bio: I'm 57. Moved in the fall of 2015 for a fantastic new job and to start a new life adventure. Cancer decided to make the scene. Diagnosed in January 2016.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometrial Adenocarcinoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2/25/2016 Robotic. No major side effects. Post-surgery constipation (thanks to a few days of opioids) then the opposite, then balance, finally. This seems to be the usual course of recovery. Make sure you have a pillow for your belly for the ride home from the hospital. Avoid dairy products at all costs.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: No

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Alice

Alice
Bio: This will be my 2nd bout with cancer. I was diagnosed in 2012 with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma undetermined primary site...treated as anal cancer. March 2017 my PET/CT scan showed the same thing...and an inguinal lymph node biopsy showed squamous cell.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: vaginal cancer - squamous cell carcinoma
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, vaginal bleeding, loss of appetite, pain

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Brenda

Brenda
Bio: We owned our own business and recently sold it to our son. I still work for him and love my job. We have 1 daughter and 1 son and 5 grandchildren. My husband is retired and had a stroke 3 years ago. Thankfully he has had a complete recovery. I am 57 years old. I am still waiting for my…more
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma FIGO grade 2

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Sharon

Sharon
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: Discharge...post menapose 10 yrs....cramps....lower back and pelvic

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Patricia

Patricia
Bio: 61 yoa, 2 married daughters, 3 grandchildren, retired, 2012 breast cancer. Just diagnosed with uterine serous carcinoma. Surgery on 3/2/16.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Uterine serous adenocarcinoma invading myometrium (less than 50%)
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding over several years, odor, occasional cramps
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3/2/2016 Robotic total hysterectomy, robotic bilateral saloon go-oophorectomy, pelvic bilateral/para-aortic lymph node dissection. Very sore abdomen with sharp internal pain

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Jennifer

Jennifer
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometrial Adenocarcenoma
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: Fatigue, irregular bleeding, passing tissue like clots, abdominal pain.

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Victoria

Victoria
Bio: I am 58 yrs old. Mother of 3 and grandmother of 2.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: I basically had none. I went through menopause at 40. In March I spotted for a couple days, make a appointment with my GYN, told him about it. He scheduled a ultrasound and a biopsy.

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Lyssa

Lyssa
Bio: Hi I'm Lyssa. I'm a pre-k teacher, who lives in Texas, with my nerdy fiance and our three zany cats, Sorin, Gandalf, and Ajani. We thought this year would be spent planning our geeky wedding on 3.1415, not dealing with my cancer diagnosis. The cancer diagnosis took us both by surprise. I've always found blogging very therapeutic, so I'm hoping…more
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: uterine adenosarcoma
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: heavy bleeding with thick clots that lasted about 7 months, after a D&C, a polyp was found
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Egg Retrieval [fought for reproductive rights before surgery] on April 20th, 2014. 11 eggs were retrieved, 10 were mature, 4 were fertilized, only 1 made it to blastocyst stage to be frozen, my fiance and I fondly refer to it as "icicle", and we're hoping it will grow into a baby next summer. I had mostly bloating from that surgery,…more

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