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Cindy

Cindy
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Anal cancer squamous cell
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Anal skin tag...burning..itching...cramps....constipation ....tired
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Two groin nodes removed July 2, 2012 Anal skin tag removed Aug, 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Starting Aug 27th 5FU and Mito C

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Spongebob46

Spongebob46
Bio: My uncle was born July 26, 1964. He was born in San Francisco California, and now lives in Florida. He is married to Debbie Watkins and has a daughter Bianca Watkins who is currently attending college at Clark Atlanta University. Thanks for supporting him with his efforts to become healthier and fight cancer. CANCER SUCKS!
Cancer Type: Pancreas Cancer
Pancreas Cancer Symptoms: gastrointestinal problems, cramping etc
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: exploratory surgery
Death Date: September 30, 2010
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Rachel

Rachel
Bio: Mom of two boys---going through second cancer diagnosis of 2010. Was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer in Feb 2010, went through radical hyst--completely clear, diagnosed with IDC in July 2010. Doc indicates chemo/radiation. Struggled with my diagnosis but feeling a little better now that I am on the path to treatment. 2010 has turned out to be a crap year--looking forward…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Grade 1, Stage 2; Cervical Cancer Stage 1B
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Breast: Found lump in right breast--Doc couldn't feel it but was caught on Ultrasound. Some discomfort on right breast. Cervical:Lower back pain and discharge
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Radical Hyst -- May 10th Partial Masectomy, Sentinel Node Biopsy--July 19th
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Protocol: FEC-T (4 months/every 3 weeks) FEC-T :Epirubicin/Fluorouracil/Cyclophosphamide cycles 1-3, then add Docetaxel for cycles 4-6 Finished chemo November 24/2010

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Eli

Eli
Bio: There is no type of cancer (appendix cancer) listed for what I had, but since it affected my colon, I will list it here and tell my story. In late June '09, I started having sharp pains in my lower right side of my abdomen. I assumed it could be my appendix, but I did not have any of…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hemicolectomy 17 Sept. '09 Loss of appetite, weight loss, fever, high heart rate, loss of energy, vomiting.
Death Date: October 8, 2014
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Patrice

Patrice
Bio: Hi my name is Patrice, I am a married mother of 3. My children are 15, 14, and 7. I just completed my Real Estate courses but still need to take my test to get licensed. I put things on hold because I have felt terrible lately. Tired, stomach cramping, constipation(which is actually from the obstruction the…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colorectal Adenocarcinoma
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Constant pressure in upper right side by rib, constipation, extreme fatigue, blood in stool, weight gain(interesting since most people lose weight).
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: October 7, 2010- Port Implant February 8, 2011- Colon resection resulting in a permanent colostomy (which I was in hopes to avoid)
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 5f-u and Oxaliplatin start 10-19-2010~On June 13, 2011 I had an allergic reaction to Oxaliplatin and my Doctor made the decision to take me off of that for good. Nothing will take it's place as of now. I will remain on 5f-u and Leucovorin.

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Ty-TheWarrior

Ty-TheWarrior
Bio: I am 37yrs and was diagnosed at 36yrs with rectal cancer 1/26/11 which was a complete shocker and devastation for myself and my family. I am a mother to a beautiful 8yr son. I can't even describe the fear that I had. But as time went on I had to come to grips and figure out what I had…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Adenocarcinoma
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: My side affects consist of sharp pain on the the right side of my abdomen and sharp pain in my rectum area
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: My First surgery was 1/26/11 I had and appendectomy done, that's when I was diagnosed. I was in severe pain after the surgey. My second surgery was 4/28/11, I had the HIPEC surgery which was 12 hours long, again in severe pain.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 5-FU started 6/27/11 hooked up to the pump 7 days a week for 6 weeks....ugh!!! Grueling. Side effects consist of nausea and vomiting, finished the first round 8/2/11. Now I have to continue 9/21/11 for 4 months... 5-FU, Oxaliplatin, Avastin & Leuc

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Ann

Ann
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Carcinosarcoma of the colon
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: Low-grade fever, anemia, side pain, fatigue
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: I've had five colon surgeries and a hysterectomy in the last two years. I no longer have a large intestine and I look like I lost a cutlass battle with an angry pirate!
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I've had two rounds of chemo (carbo-taxol and FOLFOX, Avastin), neither of which were effective.

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Sherri

Sherri
Bio: I have 3 children and 4 Grand Children 3 boys and a teenage Girl. Married for 52 years to a wonderful man. Who has been by my side from day one. Before I was told that I had the Big "C" I did the Relay for Life, never thinking that I would ever get Cancer. I have long hair, that I was growing to…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Found by Mammogram. Left Breast this time.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: March 28 2010 left Breast left the building.

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Amy

Amy
Bio: Hi, I am a proud wife and mother of 4, and a recent new grandmother. Two of my children are serving in the U.S.M.C. My oldest son just returned from his tour in Iraq where he came home welcoming his wife and baby boy (age 4 months). 2 weeks before my son was scheduled to come home is…more
Cancer Type: Colon and Rectal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Colorectal
Colon and Rectal Cancer Symptoms: problems passing stools, some blood in stools, extended abdomen, feeling like I had a bladder infection, tired
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery was on my birthday, 3/30/09. 10 inches of my colon (sigmoid area) was removed along with 56 lymph nodes, 10 which tested positive for cancer. Surgery was done laproscopically. Side effects were normal pain for incisions, nausea from pain medicine.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I just had first treatment on 5/20/09, The symptoms of the first treatment for me were severe cold sensitivity for about 3 days, tiredness, sore hands and feet, achy legs, and stomach pains.
Death Date: August 29, 2013
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August 29, 2009

California

Cancer Info

Colon and Rectal Cancer

September 28, 2004

Stage 3C

4.1 - 5.0 cm

Yes

That affects more than just me.

That I have more strength than I ever imagined.

left with mild neuropothy, balance and memory issues

Cedar Sinai in Beverly Hills California

Exercise!!!!

Write things down, play memory games and games that make you think quickly

Since the first and 1 recurrence I have lived no evidence of disease

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