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Hi my name is Thom and I was diagnosed yesterday with anal cancer per results of biopsy showing squamous cell cancer.  I am facing CT scan to stage the cancer and then port placement.  I then will have chemoradiation.  Anybody else been through this?  Feel free to message me.  Thanks


I was just diagnosed on 18

I was just diagnosed on 18 dec with stage 3 squamous cell carcinoma in the lymph nodes in my neck..I will have a PET SCAN ON 3 Jan and surgery the 10th..I am going to have 7 weeks of radiation 5 days a week and once a week chemo...prayers for you

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Best of luck to you Both - as well as positive thoughts, and prayers.

Sister in PINK

Vicki Sam



Thank you Vicki Sam your suggestions and your thoughts and prayers are all appreciated.  Hope things are going well for you.

Positive thoughts

I am sending positive thoughts your way....I had my PET scan and it went well, I hope yours did also.  I am trusting all will go well on the 10th for your surgery.

Stay strong

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