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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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Sabina

Sabina
Bio: I was just diagnosed with vocal chord cancer stage 2 so far
Cancer Type: Larynx Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Vocal Chord
Larynx Cancer Symptoms: sore throat burning and ears hurting

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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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Kristy

Kristy
Cancer Type: Brain Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
Brain Cancer Symptoms: Seizures at onset
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Craniotomy 6/17/16
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: PCV 8/21/16 - still fighting

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Meagen

Meagen
Bio: I am living with cancer, NOT dying from it. I have been writing to vent. Someone recommended I do a blog. So here are the mostly inappropriate rants of a 28-year-old with breast cancer. Get ready cancer because here I fucking come.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Lump in right breast.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: not scheduled yet
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: June 4th 2016, every 3 weeks for 6 sessions. Maybe more after surgery. Chemo combo tch

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Donald

Donald
Bio: 51, year old widower, Lost my partner to Liver/bile duct cancer in January, On my second fight with cancer , This time it's Anal Cancer (that's hard to say out loud) in 1995-96 I had Non=Hodgkins Lymphoma requiring a lot of hospital stays, and several blood transfusion. But I am still here.
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Anal Cancer Symptoms: weight loss, difficulty with bowels, nodes near anus ( I took for hemorroids )
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: mitomycin on 6/29/2015, 5day infusion of 5-FU 6/29 - 7-4 Side effects "metal mouth" loss of appetite, fatigue

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Clinton

Clinton
Bio: Diagnosed with stage 4 Adenocarcinoma, spread to Liver and Lymphatic system
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Moderately defined invasive adenocarcinoma anal verge
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Bleeding, anal pain, anaemia
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Colostomy installed end March 2016. working well
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: none

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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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Sherri

Sherri
Bio: Just Turned 50. I work as Respiratory Therapist in Critical Care. Have been in peri menopause and was on a hormone treatment for hot flashes.
Cancer Type: Endometrial-Uterine Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Type ll endometrial Cancer, clear cell
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hysterectomy went great, pain managed with a morphine pump. Overnight stay. 3 week recovery. Cancer discovered post TAH. 5 weeks post TAH had 12 Lymph nodes removed and Omentum removed. That surgery was a nightmare for me. GYN ONC did robotic surgery, I had 5 new incisions after just having 3. No pain management post op. I managed better at…more

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February 24, 2016

Nashville, Tennessee 37228

December 31

Cancer Info

Endometrial Adenocarcinoma

January 19, 2016

Stage 1

over 6.1

Grade 3

No

Hysterectomy

It's a stealth, secretive, insidious, murdering scum.

No

No

lower lungs 30+ nodules

No

St. Thomas Gynecological Oncology

stay nourished.

Yes, May 2020

Recurrent - progressively increasing bleeding and right rear flank pain. Primary doctor incorrectly treated it as kidney issue. 2020. Also have Dermatomyositis confirmed by muscle biopsy.

No

No

No

No

No

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