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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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Mac

Mac
Bio: As of now I am a 4 year 8 month cancer survivor (11-2010) I am a Pastor to a church in town and to a church in prison. A father of 22...19 were foster kids. A husband of 25 years to the luckiest woman on earth! A live long biker. A 5 year volunteer fire fighter. A retired coach of…more
Cancer Type: Bladder Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Bad News
Bladder Cancer Symptoms: I began passing blood in my urine. That'll scare the daylights outta ya.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Went in for a biopsy, stayed for the removal, never looked back. God is good! Now every 6 months I get scoped. After the last check up Doc says every 12 for a scope every 6 for a pee test. Boy am I gonna miss getting scoped. The thing looks like a straw and feels like a…more

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Louise

Louise
Bio: UPDATE: April 2017. I'm still here and pretty grateful to have lasted this long. When you start out a new journey of this magnitude you just never know where, how, who or time expiration. SOOOO. for those reading my bio, be encouraged that longevity is possible if cancer is caught early. I pray for everyone…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Feeling sometimes bitchy I put that down to arimidex. I hate the revisiting of menopause, night sweats, etc. Sometimes I just feel tired and can't keep up. UPDATE AUG/08. Not as tired anymore, but the rest is the same.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Lumpectomy May 2007. No side effects. Recouperated really well. My scars are barely noticeable. But one breast is slightly smaller. Hard to tell since I am a DD, but I can. UPDATE AUG/08. Can not see the scar, but feel a solid 4" line under my arm where lymph nodes were checked.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Pamidronate or otherwise known as Aredia. Assists in replenishing bone loss. Given via IV monthly. Tired, headache after treatment, diarrehia, bones ache all over. MAR/08 New treatment - Clasteon - 4 pills/day but NO IV. HOORAY. No side effects except bone pain. I went on the internet to find an alternative cause it took 6 jabs every time with…more

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Joyce In NC

Joyce In NC
Bio: MY PHONE NUMBER IS 252-826-9927 I have been a widow since May 2006 when I lost my beloved husband and best friend when he was almost 72. I have a deceased son, Carl, who died at the age of 39 from a massive heart attack in 2003, a deceased son-in-law, Murray, who also died from a heart attack at the age…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: I really had no symptoms that I noticed. I accidentally found the first lump in 1994 myself. The second one in 2005 was detected during my annual mammogram. I would never have found this one because it was in the center of the breast at the back wall.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: January 1994 - Stage 2 - Lump was 2.4 cm. - A second 0.3 cm lump found in breast after surgery. Left modified radical mastectomy with removal of 9 lymph nodes...1 (3cm) lymph node positive. ER/PR both positive. November 2005 - Stage 1 - Lump was 1.6 cm. Right modified radical mastectomy with lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy.…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 6 treatments from March 3, 1994 to June 29, 1994. Started with Taxol Study. Received high-dose Cytoxan 3980 mg and Adriamycin 74.6 mg for 2 cycles. Except for the 1st and the last, blood transfusions were required after every treatment due to low hemoglobin. I developed a blood clot in my right arm shortly after the first blood transfusion in…more

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Stacy

Stacy
Bio: This is my first time on a blog, so I hope I am doing this right. I wish I would've discovered this blog 8 months ago. I was diagnosed 8 months ago and still can't believe that I have cancer. My cancer was discovered by my nurse practitioner, Emily. She has been my practitioner for the last five years. Last…more
Cancer Type: Thyroid Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms: My only symptom was being tired and just not feeling like myself.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery was close to 6 hours. They removed the thyroid and 26 lymph nodes on the right side of my neck. The surgery was June of 2011. The recovery was not as bad as I thought is was going to be. I spent 2 nights in the hospital. The one big negative was that I had a bad reaction to…more

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Poobare

Poobare
Bio: I am the Mom to four children, 2 boys and twin girls as well as 2 step sons. My oldest step son has stage IV glioblastoma (I refer to this as the cancer from hell, but not like all others aren't they are too)
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage IV glioblastoma/anaplastic (I guess there is no difference)
Brain Cancer Symptoms: Seizures in left arm and left leg, headaches
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: First removeal was on April 13, 2011 - he was told it did not look like cancer or anything that would ever grow back and to go home and relax! Second surgery August 15th tumor was the size of a golf ball. Surgeon had pathology results of cancer on August 25th 2011 but it was not told to him until…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started temodar on November 9, 2011 140mg a day for 6 weeks - there has not been much happen in terms of side affects yet, some nausea

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Staypositive

Staypositive
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: infiltrating ductal carcinoma
Breast Cancer Symptoms: no symtoms; tumor was found during a routine mammagram
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: lumpectomy in August, 2007- no complications and no pain
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: September 2007-February 2008 - fatigue was the worst part; no nausea; started losing hair on 13th day after first treatment. Hair began to return about 3 months after chemo and was long enough to be a "really short hairstyle" after 3 more months.

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Karen

Karen
Bio: I am writing this for my Dad, who has just been diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Cancer Type: Mesothelioma Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Malignant pleural mesothelioma
Mesothelioma Cancer Symptoms: chronic cough, shortness of breath, weakness, fatigue, anemia
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: VATS procedure 7-09
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: carboplatin, alimta 8-27-09

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Hossein

Hossein
Bio: I am a Senior PhD student at VCU, currently working on the treatment of Brain, Prostate, Breast, Kidney, Liver and Pancreatic Cancer using multiple drug therapies. Losing to relatives to Gliobastoma multiforme (Brain Cancer), my drive to find some sort of treatment for this horrific disease began almost 5 years ago. Joining the laboratory of Dr. Paul Dent has not…more
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Glioblastoma Multiforme - Astrocytoma

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Debby

Debby
Bio: i am very recently diagnosed (last week) with grade 2 endometrial adenocarcinoma after an emergency d&c the week before. i meet with my gyne doc tomorrow to discuss what the plan of treatment is going to be. kinda feeling overwhelmed right now and don't really know what to expect.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: grade 2 endometrial adenocarcinoma
Endometrial-Uterine Cancer Symptoms: heavy uterine bleeding with huge clots; bleeding between periods
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 09/14/09 total abdominal hysterectomy with lymph nodes also removed

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May 28, 1970 - December, 2012

Vital Info

Posts

February 14, 2009

website

Louisiana

May 28, 1970

December, 2012

Rest in Peace

Cancer Info

Brain Cancer

Glioblastoma

February 10, 2009

Stage 4

4.1 - 5.0 cm

Grade 3

the fear it puts in people

Nothing is too great for God to overcome

pray for God's will for me

God, flaxseed oil/cottage cheese, artemisinin, B17, mushroom extract, photon genie, exercise,

prayers

tumeric for headaches from radiation

go to God with all your concerns and turn them over to Him

loss of word finding, flat affect, fatigue

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