14 Nasopharyngeal Cancer Blogs

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Angela

Angela
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Minimum jaw movement ear pain

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Cbad

Cbad
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Headaches, sinus infections, swollen neck
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Tumors discovered during sinus surgery on 8/30/13 - doctor removed what she could but left a large tumor. Biopsy confirmed cancer ~9/10/13
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Protocol #1: First of 3-21 day cycles of 5-FU, Cisplatin and Docetaxel started 10/7/13 - around the 2 or 3 week started losing hair and experiencing nausea, fatigue, weight loss, etc; Protocol #2: Eribtux and concurrent radiation for 6 weeks started ~12/10/13 - neuropathy in feetbegan a few months after treatment stopped and is still ongoing.

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Shara

Shara
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Nonkeratinizing squamous cell
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Fullness in right ear, sinus headaches, tingling and numbness in upper right lip and cheek area near the nose, right side of tongue and right side of roof of mouth sensitive to salty and acidic foods
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started weekly induction chemo on 9/5/13 with carboplatin and paclitaxel- soreness in mouth, slight nausea, dry skin (severe itching), acid reflux. Started chemo-radiation on 11/4/13 using cisplatin. Received 5 weekly cisplatin treatments until wbc count was too low.

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Mike

Mike
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: squamous cell
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: blood from right nostril, large lump on right nostril
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 90% of nose removed 3/19/12, bilateral neck dissection 8/20/12

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Darra

Darra
Bio: Scott and I were lucky enough to share 10 wonderful years together. I started this blog when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and I continue to post after his death in tribute to him. He was a fierce competitor for cancer to overtake and after fighting it for 18 months, he lost his battle on May 9, 2011. Heā€¦more
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Headaches, mental confusion, vision changes, incontinence, memory problems, weakness, paralysis, problems remembering the words for things
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: chemotherapy given from January to September Side effects: dehydration, vomiting, blood transfusions
Death Date: May 9, 2011
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Humorthisgirl

Humorthisgirl
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Loss of smell, non stop ringing in my ear, hearing loss, swollen nasal passage with uncontrollable drip, a noticeable white film coating my nasal passages when looking up my nose.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: April 19, 2012 surgery was performed to remove the cancer because the MRI results showed the cancer millimeters from spreading to my brain. An incision was made from the bridge of my nose and down the side curving underneath my nosteral. Once opened the doctor scraped the cancer that was heading toward my eye and believes he removed all…more

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Shay

Shay
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Blood in saliva, enlarged lymph nodes
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3- 8 hr chemos mostly nausea.

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Linlin

Linlin
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Swollen lymph node, loss of taste and hearinf

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Fiona

Fiona
Bio: My name is Fiona, I'm an Australian-born Chinese 44yo living in Australia with my beautiful husband, two step sons and two pups...and am currently fighting Stage 4 nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Due to finish treatment on 18 September...bring it on.
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: T4N2M0 EBV positive, non-keratinising nasopharyngeal carcinoma, extending to the masticator space and base of skull
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Symptoms: Sustained hearing loss
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 x cycles of Cisplatin 80mg/m^2 over 9 weeks prior to Radiotherapy 3 x cycles of Xeloda (14 tablets) over 9 weeks prior to Radiotherapy Once weekly 40mg2 Cisplatin during Radiotherapy

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GM

GM
Bio: I am only child of a man who had been diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma (cured) and squamous call carcinoma (cured) all in 10 months. Reaching out to others for prayers, guidance and support.
Cancer Type: Nasopharyngeal Cancer

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