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I went to NC and found myself in the unfortunate position of needing more help than my boyfriend could give. I woke up one morning and cried and cried about it, it was a terrible morning. So I returned to New York where I subsequently got a hip replacement. It's about 8 months since my bone marrow transplant and about a month since my hip replacement. I have joint issues that are attributed to GVHD (graft vs host disease.) My hip feels good but my other joints are making the recovery process more painful and more difficult. They switched my medications and put me on Prednisone.

Recently Diagnosed Carcinosarcoma 3c

Well I had a little discharge and didn't really think anything of it and Wow, Boom, life as I knew it is gone.  I had a radical hysterectomy.  I have started chemo and just had a port put in yesterday.  I am struggling with the medical community, I have made radical changes to my life as I am hoping to save it if possible, I feel like I have to figure everything out myself as the medical community sort of takes a know nothing approach - anyone want to make some suggestions as to dos and don'ts.  

Survivor yes but to have really lived life, not so much.

I am a 23 year Cancer survivor. I was 22 years old when I was diagnosed and it has made my life difficult to say the least. 

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Me and my cancer crusade

Hi friends,
I'm Rose who has been diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma on September 2016, I really wanna share with u all about my journey not only in the cancer treatment but also my journey with my lord.I hope my lord gives me crct guidance to spread his miracle here as well..

Lost and Broken

I've never written a blog before.  I guess I just need a place to spew out everything in my head because I can't keep saying the same depressing things over and over to my friends/family. 

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Tongue

I'm in my mid 50s and was diagnosed in 2003. I was an sctive working mother at the time with a 2 year old child. 

By December 2005 i had i undergone 6 surgeries which resulted in removal of half my tongue; all the lymphnodes, muscle and tissue on one side of my neck; 3 rounds of intense radiation and 2 rounds of chemotherapy.

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So, apparently, I have cancer....

After AUB, I was diagnosed with endometrial adenocarcinoma, clear cell solid variant, approx 50%, and endometrioid type approx 50%. At nearly 46, it's certainly not what I expected. My son is graduating college this year and getting married to his fiancée next year. Cancer was not in the plans. Now, the plan is to put one foot in front of the other, have surgery this week, then go into whatever treatment follows and soak up each second of every day along the way. I'm so glad to have found this site and all of you willing to share your experiences, insights, and compassion.

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Concerned daughter/ TCell Lymphoma -recurrent

Just wanted to reach out to see if anyone has had experience with the Istodax chemo. My dad was diagnosed in 2016 at age 72 with T Cell Lymphoma and had CHOP with Brentuximab, no radiation. In July 2019 PET Scan revealed widespread cervical, thoracic, abdonminal, pelvic and inguinal nodal metastases, more numerous and more metabolically active than before :( .....with that said he started back on chemo once again in Aug.

Son’s testicular cancer


Mark J

I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in April 2019.

Had half of my colon removed in May 2019. Have not yet had to have chemo. I am being monitored by Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum (PeterMc) Cancer Center Melbourne. CEA level 4.6.


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