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Mary

Mary
Bio: Was diagnosed with cancer at 28. Younger than the norm. I just want all woman to be aware of this awful cancer but also know that there are wonderful people in the world. While having a successful surgery I am now going through a Breast Reconstruction that has not been easy. I have been blogging the progress of my necrosis and…more
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Breast Cancer Symptoms: A lump in my left breast the size of a ping pong ball.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Radical Mastectomy October 28th 2011. The surgery was a successful one. Was very happy with the clean cut. No side effects.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 types of chemo started November 21st 2011. Nausea, migraines, fatigue, mouth sores, dizziness, bad taste in mouth.

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Ann Marie

Ann Marie
Bio: I've been fighting Stage IV breast cancer for 7 years. Been through several meds and oncologists a cancer mutation, but thankfully things are going pretty well. I lost my husband of 20 years this past November so I have to fight even harder to make sure I am here for my 2 amazing teenage daughters.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Post-menopausal advanced stage ER+ breast cancer with FGFR-amplification
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Initially felt painful lump in my armpit. Cancer was missed on 2 diagnostic mammograms 6 months apart. Finally caught by MRI.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started Xeloda in 11/2019, took 3 pills morning and evening 2 weeks on 1 week off, for 5 months. Only side effect was hand and foot syndrome. It started slowly but peeling and sensitivity on my feet got so bad I had to take a break for a month to let things heal. They did heal and was…more

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Vanessa

Vanessa
Bio: Diagnosed with breast cancer on 3/5/2019.Two surviving sisters and one surviving cousin with breast cancer.
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Breast Cancer Symptoms: Breast distortion and inverted nipple.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery date to be Sept 18th, 2019. Single left mastectomy. (Reconstruction not until the fall of 2020.) 2nd surgery 5 days later to remove all lymph nodes on left side. Add'l surgery to remove expander that was leaking. Had implant put in instead.

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Jennifer

Jennifer
Cancer Type: Breast Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: stage 3b local metastasize
Breast Cancer Symptoms: turmor growth, 4 of them
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: no date yet as chemo is first and best chance of survival
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: october 29th and every 2 weeks for 2 months then new chemo every week for 12 weeks

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December 4, 2020

PINE BLUFF, AR 71603

July 7, 1964

Cancer Info

Breast Cancer

DCIS

November 10

No

Lumpectomy

Cancer took my son and is now working on me!!

It sucks!!

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