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Shannon

Shannon
Bio: Anal cancer stage 3. Finished treatment 6/17/19.
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Changes in bowels, narrowing of stools and maroon blood in stool.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 5/7/19 through 5//11/19 and 6/10/19 through 6/14/19. Mouth sores fatigue skin irritation from picc line.

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Michele

Michele
Bio: My name is Michele and I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Anal Cancer in February 2010. I asked my OB-Gyn doctor to check what I thought was a hemorrhoid flare up at my routine pap smear visit, and discovered it was actually 2 tumors. My constant sciatica was found to be caused by a golf ball sized tumor growing out…more
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the anus
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Rectal bleeding, itching, sciatic pain. (thought my hemorhoid was acting up)
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Laminectomy and tumor removal of the metestatic sacral tumor. This was done microscopically (with a small spoon). Nov 2012 Wedge resection right lower lobe via thoracotomy.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 rounds, 96 hours each week 1 and week 5 during radiation of 5-FU. Mytomycin-C first round only. Hairloss, nausea, vomiting, 30 pounds of weight loss. Recurrence 2013- 4 rounds of Cisplatin with 46 hours of 5-FU with each round.

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Janice

Janice
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B cancer
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Stool changes, bloody stools
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 IV chemo treatments, on day one, then 2nd delayed due to dehydration, also 6 pills/day for 30 days, same timing as radiation, very tired, no appetite, lost 15 pounds

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SUSAN

SUSAN
Cancer Type: Anal Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Squamous Cell carcinoma in the anus
Anal Cancer Symptoms: Rectal bleeding, pain with sitting, change in bowel habits, anal itching, fatigue.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2 rounds mitomyacin (push) and 5 FU (infusion pump at home X 4 days). 12/23/19 & 01/20/20. Severe fatigue. Nausea. Gastroesophageal imbalance requiring prescription Pepcid. Intolerance to pain meds. Severe Diarrhea.

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Vital Info

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June 14, 2018

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

August 15, 1966

Cancer Info

Anal Cancer

May 5, 2017

Stage 2

2.1 - 3.0 cm

Grade 2

No

Fluorouracil (5-FU)

GRINDFORLIFE

As much as I can every year for Mike a great friend from high school and muti-time cancer survivor- GRIND FOR LIFE.

The doctors not being proactive with what you need.

I am blessed and life is good.

Donate to my friend Mike Roger's organization GRIND FOR LIFE and help other people with cancer.

Acupuncture. I did one appointment a week my entire treatment.

Did not thanfully.

No.

A donation for to GRIND FOR LIFE and good vibes for me :)

Currently: Rina K. Patel at Florida Cancer Specialists, 3401 PGA Blvd., Ste. 200, PBG, FL 33410 561-366-4100

PELVIC FLOOR THERAPY after treatment for incontinence/peeing and sexual issues AND CHILDS POSE for immediately after you explode in the bathroom

Be in the moment no matter how bad it is and keep looking ahead. It's okay to be sad but not for too long....happiness is just around your corner waiting for you.

July 21, 2017

NO.........

First felt a bump while showering and followed it until it formed what I thought was a hemorrhoid. At that time I was also due for my colonoscopy so I had it checked out immediately and game on!

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Mike supports families going through cancer treatments for travel, medical expenses, etc. I love him!!! He Rocks!

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