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Treating Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Experiences

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Experiences

  • Hi, I'm Lonnie

    Lighting Strikes Twice

    My diagnosis
    Added Mar 27, 2014

    Slam. Bam. Lighting strikes twice. Prostate Cancer diagnosis on 26 Feb 2014. Unrelated lymphoma diagnosis on 12 Mar 2014. Next scan for farther diagnosis on 2 April 2014. Have been waiting for treatment for over a month. Going from one biopsy, to another, to another diagnosis. Familiar story to many but new to me. Hoping to get started …

  • Hi, I'm ARACELIS A T.

    hello im new, too going true chemo

    Going through treatment
    Added Feb 27, 2014

    just need some good inf. on upset stomach, some rash on my
    face, just had my first chemo for a breat tumor.5 moore to
    go. need some imput and how to make my stomach fell better. thank. every body, let just hang in there all together in prayer. :) bless day.

  • Hi, I'm Francee S E.

    Response to shaved head

    My diagnosis
    Added Jan 19, 2014

    I have many baseball caps, for warmer weather, and have so many knitted hats for colder weather. I also had fun buying hats at Kohls when they were on sale. My mantra thru all this is that it is temporary. My hair will grow back. I am thankful I have a curable disease and all my side effects will eventually disappear. You need to put things…

  • my journey through cancer

    laughter through cancer

    What I've learned
    Added Jan 7, 2014

    Laughter it the best medicine
    I laugh every day, i live everyday with appreciation of the loved ones who stand by my side.
    I have learned to push through the hard times, having many animals as my mental therapy.

    I have learned to walk away from drama and some times I do not use my mouth filter and it feels really good.

    respect what my …

  • Hi, I'm Deborah F B.

    What Positive Results I Have Had With Cancer

    Living with cancer
    Added Dec 18, 2013

    After going through a double mastectomy for breast cancer and having the miracle of not having any lymph nodes effected, I feel very blessed. No radiation, no chemotherapy. Just regular monitoring to be sure I stay cancer free. As I was healing (there was allot more pain than I expected) and fighting my lowered immunity for a month, I realize…

  • I'm garrett andrest, and I support someone with cancer

    Tired of chemo

    Going through treatment
    Added Dec 17, 2013

    After every chemo session my aunt was tired but she didn’t act tired or look it she looked like a fighter my aunt wasn’t going to let cancer define her life. My aunt wanted a normal life so she tried as much as she could to have a “normal life”
    she went too work even if she didn’t feel good her boss told her that she didn’t have to come in but …

  • I'm garrett andrest, and I support someone with cancer

    chemotherapy and raditation

    Evaluating treatment options
    Added Dec 17, 2013

    Doctors decided treatment the treatment was chemotherapy and radiation. I don’t know if my aunt was scared or not but before my aunt started chemotherapy my uncle shaved her head I think people look good even if they don’t have hair especially girls its called inter beauty.

  • I'm garrett andrest, and I support someone with cancer

    Heart breaking news for family members and friends

    Telling family & friends
    Added Dec 17, 2013

    My mom telling me that my aunt was diagnosed with cancer was heart braking the reason being is my aunt and me have gotten closer over the years from me dog sitting too watching her 11 year old daughter. Me and my aunt started getting close around 2009 I started dog sitting for her while she was working I also watched her daughter while she was i…

  • I'm garrett andrest, and I support someone with cancer

    Ellis hospital

    Choosing a care team
    Added Dec 17, 2013

    We live in Gloversville New York Ellis hospital was only an hour away my Aunt, Uncle, and Grandma picked this place because another hospital was 3 hours away so the doctor at the New York City hospital said that my aunt could go to Ellis and the doctor at New York City would tell Ellis what to do. My aunt loved everyone at Ellis I was in school …

  • I'm garrett andrest, and I support someone with cancer

    The day my world came crashing down

    My diagnosis
    Added Dec 17, 2013

    September 2012 my aunt was diagnosed with stage 4 non-hodgkins lymphoma. I remember the day my mom telling me I just came home from school my mom started crying and I asked her what’s wrong and she told me that my aunt had cancer. Being 15 years old I really didn’t know what cancer was I knew you could get rid of it the only other person I knew …

Favorite Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Experiences

  • Cancer - The Secret Change

    Living with cancer
    Added Jan 31, 2015
    This article, so very well written by a practicing oncologist, is superb! Dr. Salwitz truly captures the feelings that I (and probably thousands of other cancer patients) have. Cancer does suck! My cancer is rare. It grows slowly, but it grows. I do not “look like I have cancer.” I hear so often,“You really look great.” The problem is I …
  • Hi, I'm Peggy J C.

    Alway have HOPE!

    What I've learned
    Added Aug 22, 2018

    In June 2018 I celebrated my 20th year as a survivor. What a struggle and blessing!
    Never give up HOPE!

  • I'm Gloria Becker, and I'm a survivor of Colon Cancer

    I Care - Please Read

    Just some thoughts
    Added Jan 7, 2010

    LISTEN TO YOUR BODY
    You’ve probably heard this before; however, it meant little to me until I was the one being told, " You have colorectal cancer." If you are experiencing something out of the ordinary, such as pain or discomfort that will not go away, call your doctor.

    OBTAIN FAMILY MEDICAL HISTORY
    This can be a useful tool for yo…

  • Hi, I'm Gordon G H.

    Great Christmas

    Just some thoughts
    Added Apr 12, 2017

    Was the day before Christmas
    and all through the house
    I’m the only one stirring
    that great big pot
    The stocking are stuffed
    and so am I
    with Christmas candy
    and a big pizza pie.
    With the second Christmas here
    and no cancer in sight
    That’s the best Christmas gift
    that God had in his sight.
    All the family is here
    except my bro and wi…